Science Curriculum Elective: Physics (EDMT6017)


This unit of study aims to prepare graduates for the teaching of Physics in high schools as their teaching specialisation. Students will investigate the nature and purpose of teaching Physics and Senior Science for years 11-12. Students will examine teaching and learning strategies and resources to meet the needs of diverse learners in Stage 6 and how to plan units of work and assess students' achievements.

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Further unit of study information


1x3-hr workshop/week for weeks1-8, 1x1-hr lecture/week for semester weeks 1-3


2000 wd presentation (33%) and 4000 wd unit plan (67%)

Faculty/department permission required?


Unit of study rules

Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

EDMT5617 and EDMT5667



Study this unit outside a degree

Non-award/non-degree study

If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.