Deakin University

Bachelor of Health and Physical Education

Deakin University
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From 4 yearsfull-time(part-time available)
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Why study this course

Prepare for a career in secondary health and physical education with Deakin's Bachelor of Health and Physical Education. Students will also have the opportunity to teach in one other specialist area - they can choose a third teaching specialisation from a range of other discipline areas including biology, chemistry, dance, drama, mathematics, English, home economics and history. Working closely with school partners, Deakin have developed the best learning experiences tailored to health and physical education for pre-service teachers. Within this course students will cover areas including biomechanics, motor learning and development, exercise physiology, health and human development, nutrition, education and applied sports science.

Career Insights from SEEK

Roles related to this course: Teacher, Coach, Swimming Instructor, Program Coordinator, and 1 more.


This program is accredited by the Victorian Institute of Teaching (VIT).

Entry requirements

  • Year 12 or equivalent; OR
  • Previous VET or tertiary study

Where is this course offered?

Available campuses

  • Burwood
  • Waurn Ponds

The course duration and available study modes can vary depending on the campus.

Visit Deakin University's website to find out more about your study options.

Course price

The course price can vary depending on a few factors, including:

  • Whether you are eligible for a subsidy, concession, or government loan
  • Your previous study and work experience
  • Your unit selections

Visit Deakin University's website to find out more about the course price for you.

What to know before you apply

To help you decide if this is the right course for you, Deakin University can provide you with more information about:

Credit and Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

You may be able to get credit or RPL for some units of this course based on your previous studies and work experience. This means the duration of the course may be reduced.

Visit Deakin University's website to find out more about Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).

Career Insights

SEEK users who hold a Bachelor of Health and Physical Education have been employed in these roles:

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Swimming Instructor
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What are students saying?

Bachelor of Health and Physical Education
Deakin University
(1 reviews)

Published Aug 2018
Bachelor of Health and Physical EducationDeakin University
Graduation date2014
Study modeOn-campus
Student review
the course was great and social, you made new friends and was a very warm environment. the content was detailed and interesting. practical classes were very involved and full of enthusiasm.
Response from Deakin University
Thank you for your review, we're glad to hear you enjoyed your course and you made friends that will hopefully last a lifetime!
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Bachelor of Health and Physical Education

You may wish to discuss the following with Deakin University:

  • Course price
  • Study options available at your campus
  • Prior Recognition of Learning (RPL)
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Bachelor of Health and Physical Education

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