Health and physical education

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Overview

The Bachelor of Health and Physical Education course at Deakin is a highly regarded teacher education course, equipping you to work in secondary schools. If you want to have a profound impact on others’ lives, this course provides theory and practice in the study of education and in the specialised teaching methods of health and physical education.

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It’s proven that teachers perform better in the workforce when they have practical teaching experience during their studies. Our professional experience program gives you at least 80 days’ work experience in schools before you graduate.

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If you have a keen mind for ways in which physical education can be taught, perhaps a higher degree by research could be for you. The Faculty of Arts and Education offers research opportunities in the area of health sports and physical education.

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Accreditations

The Bachelor of Health and Physical Education is approved by the Victorian Institute of Teaching (VIT) as a pre-service teaching qualification.

Career opportunities

The Bachelor of Health and Physical Education will help you to hit the ground running in any of the following career paths:

  • government departments
  • high school teaching
  • primary school teaching
  • private academies
  • professional coaching 
  • recreation and fitness industries
  • sports management.

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