Federation University Australia

Bachelor of Health and Physical Education

Federation University Australia
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4 yearsfull-time
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Why study this course

At FedUni, students will learn how to teach and they will spend about one quarter of the course getting their heart-rate up, learning and practicing the skills they will soon be teaching. Along with graduating ready to teach health and PE in a secondary school, students will also specialise in another teaching method from English, history, maths, psychology, science and even outdoor education. This qualification has a strong orientation towards developing vocationally relevant knowledge and skills, through learning opportunities that blend theoretical knowledge with practice. Students will experience ongoing opportunity to put their university studies into numerous and varied 'real life' practice situations, preparing them for a diverse range of teaching contexts now and into the future. Areas of study include: education, environmental education, exercise science, health education, health promotion, physical activity, practical pedagogy, professional studies in education, sport and recreation, sports coaching.

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) and Australian Council for Health Physical Education and Recreation (ACHPER).

Entry requirements

  • Year 12 or equivalent; OR
  • Completion of a Certificate III or higher AND have 1 year of industry experience; OR
  • Previous university study with majority pass marks; OR
  • Completion of a foundation studies program

Where is this course offered?

Available campuses

  • Ballarat - Mt Helen
  • Gippsland - Churchill

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

Visit Federation University Australia'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 Federation University Australia'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, Federation University Australia 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 Federation University Australia'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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Bachelor of Health and Physical Education

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Bachelor of Health and Physical Education

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