Australian Catholic University

Bachelor of Physical Activity and Health Science (Honours)

Australian Catholic University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00004G

This is a one-year degree for high-achieving students who have already completed a relevant Bachelor degree. Bachelor of Physical Activity and Health Science (Honours) students will be able to:understand what's needed to apply, explain, control and practice complex human performance behaviours develop research skills prepare for higher degree studies at the Masters and Doctoral level.Possible careers include working as a fitness assessor or trainer, in health promotion, or as a health and fitness consultant.Graduates can also become health and physical education (PE) teachers or teach personal development in secondary schools provided they also complete a Graduate Diploma.In an increasingly competitive job market, an honours degree will give you an edge over candidates who just have an undergraduate degree.

Structure

80 credit points.

Subjects

  • Physical activity and health science
  • Sport and exercise science

Standard entry requirements

To be eligible to apply for admission to the course, a student must have completed a relevant bachelor degree and attained a GPA of 5.50 in that degree.*Disclaimer: The Course entry requirements above are for 2021 Admission.

Study pathways

Graduates may be eligible to progress to a postgraduate coursework degree in exercise science. Graduates may also be eligible to undertake a Master of Philosophy or Doctor of Philosophy.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Brisbane (McAuley at Banyo) International: $24,336 No
  • Full-time : 1 year
  • Part-time : 2 years
Melbourne (St Patrick's) International: $24,336 No
  • Full-time : 1 year
  • Part-time : 2 years
Strathfield (Mount Saint Mary) International: $24,336 No
  • Full-time : 1 year
  • Part-time : 2 years

Further information

Graduates can work as health and fitness consultants, research assistants, sports coaches, recreation leaders, and in government and non-government health agencies.

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