Bachelor of Health and Physical Education

Federation University Australia

You love motivating and helping young people learn. You're passionate about good health and exercise. You want a degree that's hands-on and gets you out into schools during every year of your degree. You want a career that can take you anywhere. At FedUni, we'll teach you how to teach and you'll spend about one quarter of your course getting your heart-rate up, learning and practicing the skills you'll soon be teaching. Along with graduating ready to teach health and PE in a secondary school, you'll also specialise in another teaching method from English, history, maths, psychology, science and even outdoor education. Then, when you're looking for work, you'll have double the skills to offer. Once you finish your degree, you can register with the Victorian Institute of Teaching. You may follow many of our graduates who teach overseas and around Australia in remote communities, regional centres and capital cities. This qualification has a strong orientation towards developing vocationally relevant knowledge and skills, through learning opportunities that blend theoretical knowledge with practice. You will experience ongoing opportunity to put your university studies into numerous and varied 'real life' practice situations, preparing you for a diverse range of teaching contexts now and into the future.

Course Fee:


International: $102,800

Entry Requirements:

Entry requirements (year 12): Admission Criteria for current year 12 students (2018) and recent secondary graduates (2016 and 2017) Prerequisites Units 1 and 2: satisfactory completion in two units (any study combination) of Maths: General Mathematics, Maths: Mathematical Methods or Maths: Specialist Mathematics or Units 3 and 4: any Mathematics; Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 25 in any English. Minimum ATAR including selection adjustments. The minimum selection rank for this course, is equivalent to an ATAR of 70.00. If applicable, this includes adjustment factors related to subject adjustments and SEAS. Subject Adjustments: A study score of 40 in Biology, Chemistry, Physical Education or Physical Education equals 3 aggregate points per study. Overall maximum of 5 points. SEAS (Special Entry Access Scheme) Applicants who have experienced educational disadvantage are encouraged to apply for the Special entry access schemes (SEAS). Depending on eligibility and your circumstances, a SEAS application may provide support for your course application. For further information go to http://www.federation.edu.au/seas Entry requirements (non year 12): Admission criteria for applicants with a Higher Education Study. This course uses the applicants' entire academic record as part of its selection considerations. Compulsory: Previous higher education studies with results at a pass level, including any 'single subjects of study', or successful completion of a tertiary preparatory program such as the FedUni Foundation Access Studies Program (FAST). Admission criteria for applications with a Vocational Education and Training study: This course uses the applicants' entire academic record as part of its selection considerations. Compulsory: Successful completion of a relevant VET qualification at Certificate III level or higher. Admission criteria for applications with work and life experience. This course uses the applicants' entire academic record as part of its selection considerations. Compulsory: Applicants who have not completed secondary education, or undertaken any TAFE or university studies should include a personal statement detailing all relevant experience to strengthen their application. Extra requirements Essential requirements for selection and application CASPer Compulsory: All applicants must sit the CASPer assessment. CASPer is a requirement for many of the initial teacher training courses in Victoria. It is a non-cognitive online test designed to assess an applicant's personal and professional attributes. To register for your sitting or for further information about the assessment, visit https://takecasper.com/ To ensure you don't miss the deadlines for each offer round check the dates here.

Structure:

480 credit points

Subjects you can Study:

Exercise physiology, biomechanics, motor development and learning, fundamentals and foundations of health and physical education; health and human development, nutrition, physical activity, creative movement, applied sports science, contemporary curriculum design, pedagogy and assessment for teaching and learning in Health and Physical Education.

Study Pathways:

Credit will be considered if students have successfully completed higher education or TAFE studies. Advanced standing will be determined on an individual basis, depending on eligibility for credit transfer, prior experience and qualifications.

Further information:

Graduates are eligible for professional accreditation throughout Australia and overseas. Note however, graduates with Health as a second method may not be eligible for registration in some states of Australia. ACHPER offers members the opportunity to contribute professionally through areas of focus in a range of educational and community settings.

Recognition:

Victorian Institute of Teaching (VIT); Australian Council for Health Physical Education and Recreation (ACHPER)

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00103D

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Gippsland (Churchill) No info No Full time 4 years
Gippsland (Churchill) No info No Part time 8 years
Mount Helen (Ballarat) No info No Full time 4 years
Mount Helen (Ballarat) No info No Part time 8 years

Federation University Australia (FedUni) is one of the country’s leading universities, with an enviable reputation for teaching excellence and graduate employment rates.

Headquartered in regional Victoria, with campuses in Ballarat, Gippsland, the Wimmera and Berwick in Melbourne, FedUni’s standing is based on nearly 150 years of education delivery.

A new Berwick Campus caters for the growing south-east Melbourne area, while a new Brisbane Campus and student support centre in Malaysia cater to the international student market.

FedUni embraces the freedom and dynamism that come from being a progressive university with close links to industry, business, communities and technology.

It is also recognised as a welcoming and friendly university, with students drawn from regional centres and metropolitan cities as well as from overseas.

Known for its supportive, inclusive environment, FedUni offers affordable study options (including online), learning assistance to help you stay at uni, small class sizes, friendly staff and accessible academic support. We are also one of few universities that offer free on-campus parking for students.

Our students have the opportunity to stay on campus with a range of residential options. The university places great emphasis on the quality of its teaching and learning, the student experience, and importantly, employability once you have graduated.

As a dual-sector university, we deliver a range of programs through higher education and TAFE, and have the ability to find the right pathway for your success.

Facilities such as the Nanya Environmental Research Station in western New South Wales and the Manufacturing and Industry Skills Centre in central Ballarat anchor the range of programs that FedUni delivers.

The university’s Australian Centre for Research into Injury in Sport and its Prevention (ACRISP) is recognised as Australia’s premier sports injury prevention research centre. It is one of only four such centres worldwide to be selected by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) as a member of the IOC Medical Research Network.

FedUni also hosts Australia’s largest regional technology park — accommodating more than 30 companies, including its signature tenant, IBM — where FedUni IT students are engaged in the ‘earn as you learn’ program, earning a wage as part of their studies.

The University’s Arts Academy in Ballarat and the Gippsland Centre for Art and Design are a major provider of performing arts, music theatre and art programs.

The University is constantly adding to its list of programs and courses across its faculties and campuses, with criminology, outdoor environmental education and the nation’s first nature pedagogy course among more recent offerings.

The University’s Gippsland campus offers a range of exciting programs. An easy drive from Melbourne and located within easy walking distance of the town of Churchill, it offers the benefits of a regional lifestyle with city access.

Our Wimmera campus also provides a wide range of programs for students throughout Horsham, Ararat, Stawell and western Victoria.

Other features of our campuses include art galleries, an indoor swimming pool and gym, a golf course and childcare facilities. 

Contact

 

www.federation.edu.au 
info@federation.edu.au 
1800 FED UNI

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