- Be prepared to deliver education in psychology, an emerging field in senior secondary education. Psychology is now offered as a subject in Queensland for year 11 and 12 students and there is demand for qualified teachers to deliver in this field.
- This specialisation has been tailored to prepare secondary school teachers to deliver and assess the introductory psychology syllabus.
- You will have the chance to work with an experienced USQ researcher/mentor to plan, conduct, analyse, and communicate results from a self-selected experiment or research investigation.
- You will gain the key research skills in psychology that the Queensland Curriculum and Assessment Authority (QCAA) expects psychology teachers to display, teach, and assess in senior secondary psychology.
This qualification is also ideal for those wishing to move into further study. Upon successful completion of the Graduate Certificate of Science, students have the ability to move into the Graduate Diploma of Science.