Teaching Commerce/Economics 1 (EDSE3050)


This unit of study aims to make students confident, enthusiastic and competent teachers of Commerce/Economics. This unit will develop competencies and skills in lesson planning, programming and pedagogy in teaching Commerce in Stage 4. An understanding of the NSW Board of Studies Years 7-10 Commerce syllabus will be emphasised and students will develop lesson plans, programs, teaching resources and a range of Commerce teaching materials. There will be an emphasis on ICT, literacy and civics and citizenship education throughout the unit.

Further unit of study information


5-hrs/wk for 7 wks


lesson plan task (30%) and teaching and learning folder (30%) and eLearning task (40%)

Faculty/department permission required?


Unit of study rules

Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

72 credit points, including 12 Senior credit points from Political Economy

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.