Health and physical education

The Bachelor of Health and Physical Education course at Deakin is a highly regarded teacher education course equipping pre-service teachers for work in schools in the 21st century. With small numbers, the course encourages strong cohesion both within cohorts and across years, creating a supportive and energetic learning environment.

Undergraduate (Bachelor) degrees
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Why study Health and Physical Education at Deakin?

Get ready for your new career

Deakin's Bachelor of Health and Physical Education prepares you for a career in health and physical education teaching in upper primary and secondary schools. The course provides theory and practice in the study of education, discipline studies, curriculum studies and in the specialised teaching methods of health and physical education. In addition, you will study a second teaching method of your choice from a selected range of discipline studies offered by the Faculty of Science, Engineering and Built Environment or the Faculty of Arts and Education.

Learn from the best

Deakin's Education staff have many years of combined industry experience, and are leaders in their research fields.

Career and Industry

Approved by Victorian Institute of Teaching (VIT) as a preservice teaching qualification.
You will participate in a highly rewarding professional experience program spending at least 80 days working in schools, with children and alongside experienced teachers.

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