University of Wollongong

Bachelor of Health and Physical Education

University of Wollongong
Institution rating
4.3
Duration
4 yearsfull-time(part-time available)
Study mode
On-campus
Next start date
March

Why study this course

Health and Physical Education teachers educate and promote a range of movement areas including games and sports, dance, gymnastics, aquatics and athletics. They also promote healthy lifestyle issues in schools to encourage lifelong movement, healthy behaviours associated with drugs, good nutrition, self-esteem development, knowledge about sexual health and interpersonal skills. This four-year degree gives students expert theory and professional experience for employment as a Health and Physical Education teacher. Students may also gain employment in educational environments such as Game Development Officers and Coaching in Sports or Active After School Care Programs. Students will learn through face-to-face delivery in classrooms, online learning and community settings. Students will complete extensive professional experience throughout your degree, which allows them to learn by observation and apply their skills in the classroom.


Career Insights from SEEK

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

Entry requirements

  • Year 12 or equivalent; OR
  • Completion of a Diploma of equivalent; OR
  • Completion of at least half a year of study at Bachelor degree level

Where is this course offered?

Available campuses

  • Wollongong

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

Visit University of Wollongong'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 University of Wollongong'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, University of Wollongong 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 University of Wollongong'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:

Related rolesJob satisfactionMost common salaryJobs on SEEK
Teacher
$80k2,701
Coach
$60k656
Swimming Instructor
N/A77
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Student ratings of University of Wollongong courses

University of Wollongong
4.3
(362 reviews)
*Combined student rating of this institution's courses
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Percentage of students that felt this course had a positive impact on their career
89%
Percentage of students that would recommend this course to a friend, relative or colleague
88%

Current and industry-relevant content
4.2
Course content compared to what was expected
4.2
Balance between theory and practical work
3.9
Quality of teachers and academic support
4.2
Ability to balance study with your other commitments
4.2
Assistance to help you find a job
3.3
Quality of online study portal
4.2
Transparency of course fees
4.3

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Find out more about this course

Bachelor of Health and Physical Education

You may wish to discuss the following with University of Wollongong:

  • 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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