Mathematics Education 3 (EDUP4074)


This compulsory unit of study is the third and final unit in primary mathematics education. It is designed to build on the content and ideas introduced in Mathematics Education 1 and 2, with emphasis on Number and Algebra Strand in Stages 2 and 3 of the NSW Mathematics Syllabus for the Australian Curriculum. The unit will explore how children's mathematical thinking strategies develop via research-based frameworks and assessment-based planning for teaching.

Our courses that offer this unit of study

Further unit of study information


1x1-hr lecture/wk for 12 wks, 1x1-hr tutorial/wk for 12 wks


3000wd assessment-based report (65%) and concept presentation (35%)

Faculty/department permission required?


Unit of study rules

Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

120 credit points of units

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.