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Bachelor of Health and Physical Education

The Bachelor of Health and Physical Education is the degree you need to become a high school PE teacher. This degree will develop your knowledge of human anatomy and the science of movement while teaching you how to educate high school students in sport and exercise. You’ll also gain a working knowledge of the education system in your state or territory.

The degree covers: exercise physiology, biomechanics, senior curriculum in health and PE, applied sports science, physical activity and exercise for health, contemporary issues in PE education. Graduates are eligible for registration with their state Department of Education or to pursue careers in coaching and sports management.

Enquire now for admissions information, PE teaching career outcomes, and universities in your area that offer the Bachelor of Health and Physical Education.

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Delivery mode:
On Campus

Average duration:
4 years

Nationally recognised training


This course can help you get a job as:

Job Title
Average Salary
$1,150 weekly pay
$1,500 weekly pay
$1,500 weekly pay
$1,730 weekly pay
$960 weekly pay
$1,440 weekly pay

This course can help you progress to:

Job Title
Average Salary
$1,730 weekly pay
$1,500 weekly pay
$1,350 weekly pay
$1,538 weekly pay

Please note that weekly pay figures are estimates only of what you could possibly earn.

Nationally Recognised Training

This is a nationally recognised course delivered by Registered Training Organisations (RTOs). RTOs are strictly regulated by the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA). This guarantees you will be studying a quality-assured and nationally recognised qualification.

Recognition of Prior Learning

RTOs are also able to offer Recognition of Prior Learning for work experience or formal qualifications you may have undertaken to shorten the time you have to study. Ask a course provider for more details during the enrolment process.

Payment Options

Course providers may offer flexible payment options for those who do not wish (or are unable) to pay their tuition fees outright. There is usually a discount for those who pay their tuition fees upfront.

Enquire with a course provider to find out more.