Teaching Science 2B (EDSE3079)


This unit of study is undertaken by double method science students who will have addressed the NSW Institute of Teachers' requirements for accreditation as a science teacher (in two secondary science areas) in their other units of study. This unit provides students with an opportunity to explore in detail several contemporary issues in science pedagogy and assessment, and to undertake an in-depth study of a specific issue of their choosing which is relevant to their understanding of science teaching.

Our courses that offer this unit of study

Further unit of study information


2x2-hr seminars/wk for 8 wks


ICT teaching resource (30%) and seminar presentation (30%) and 3000wd literature review (40%)

Faculty/department permission required?


Unit of study rules

Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

96 credit points of units, including EDSE3078



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.