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The University of Queensland (UQ)

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Bachelor of Health, Sport and Physical Education (Honours)

  • Bachelor (Honours)

Prepare to play a vital and rewarding role, encouraging healthy habits and motivating younger generations to be healthy and active.Select where you studied and your qualification to see the minimum entry score you need to be considered for this program.Use the minimum entry score as a guide.

Key details

Degree Type
Bachelor (Honours)
Duration
4 years full-time
Course Code
2372, 082625K
Intake Months
Feb
International Fees
$38,112 per year / $152,448 total

About this course

UQ's Bachelor of Health, Sport and Physical Education (Honours) educates the next generation of specialist health, sport and physical education teachers, and senior biology teachers.

It is the longest-running university-based physical education program in Australia, with more than 70 years of teaching, research and graduate excellence.

You'll learn how to help young people explore a range of sport and physical activities confidently and competently, and develop a lifelong love of being healthy and active.

You'll engage in extensive practical learning experiences, as well as develop a solid understanding of the sciences behind human movement including biomechanics, motor development, psychology, skill acquisition and exercise physiology.

You'll also have a great time - learning experiences in this program have been purposely designed to be fun, involve physical activity and encourage teamwork.

Study locations

St Lucia

What you will learn

  • Put theory into practice with more than 100 days of hands-on, practical teaching experience, including a full school term in your fourth year.
  • Be taught by leading academics who are also active researchers in areas such as health and physical education curriculum, young people and physical activity and digital technology.
  • Learn and train in Olympic-standard recreational and sporting facilities, including an aquatic centre, an athletics centre, a fitness centre, and tennis courts.
  • Graduate with a highly respected honours qualification, with advanced knowledge and skills that will set you apart in the job market.

Career pathways

Our programs prepare you for your first job and beyond. Here are some of the careers you could be on your way to:

  • Senior physical education teacher
  • Senior health teacher
  • Senior biology teacher
  • Junior health and physical education teacher
  • Sports coach
  • Corporate health officer
  • Recreation manager
  • Outdoor education coordinator
  • Physical performance director
  • Sports academy researcher