Note: The BEd(Physical Education) is not open to new enrolments.For new students interested in a career as a secondary school Physical Education teacher, UC offers a three-year Bachelor of Sport Coaching with a major in Physical Education, and a three-year Bachelor of Health Sciences with a major in Health Education, both of which can be followed by the one-year Graduate Diploma in Teaching and Learning (Secondary).The Bachelor of Education (Physical Education) is a four-year degree which may be awarded with honours. It is the only secondary teaching qualification in the country which allows students to graduate with the ability to teach three subjects at no extra cost.The UC programme is unique in the way it blends knowledge and skills in sport and exercise science with the socio-cultural and teaching aspects of Physical Education. It also allows students to combine teacher training with the study of Physical Education, outdoor education and health, with the ability to add another teaching subject as well.
The BEd(Physical Education) gives you a recognised teaching qualification that opens up career opportunities nationally and internationally. The practical placements will thoroughly prepare you for a professional teaching career. The opportunity to specialise in one other teaching subject will also significantly increase your employability.
As a graduate of the Bachelor of Education (Physical Education), you will gain transferable skills which enable you to work in a range of jobs including education management, policy and planning, sports and recreation, community health, local government, sport development and coaching.
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