Bachelor of Education - Secondary / Bachelor of Health Sciences

Flinders University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00114A

This double degree is designed to prepare secondary school teachers. In addition, students will develop knowledge and skills for use in health education and physical education in community settings. All students will gain knowledge of curriculum studies and education studies and undertake professional experience which brings together theory and practice in school settings. Students will be provided with the background and skills necessary to enter the teaching profession with confidence and competence. Students will also develop knowledge and skills to work in community health settings in the areas of health promotion and health or physical education.


Students will have the choice of completing a major in Health Education or a major in Physical Education. Students will also complete approved topics to enable teaching of another subject area at junior secondary level. Students will be required to study education topics which include education and curriculum studies and will undertake professional experience placements.


  • Education-middle and secondary schooling
  • Education-health
  • Education-physical

Standard entry requirements

  • Year 12 or equivalent qualifications
  • Or mature age entry (STAT)
  • Or TAFE/VET qualifications
  • Or higher education transfers
  • Or completion of a foundation studies program. Applicants must complete a non-academic assessment task as part of their application to demonstrate their motivation to teach, their strong interpersonal and communication skills, willingness to learn, resilience, self-efficacy, and strong organisational and planning skills.


Upon successful completion you will be eligible to apply for registration with the Teachers Registration Board of South Australia. Graduates looking for employment in other parts of Australia and overseas may be required to meet additional conditions. Graduates meet Australian Children's Education and Care Quality Authority employment criteria.

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Bedford Park International: $108,400 No information available Yes No information available

Further information

All School of Education pre-service teachers must obtain a Child-Related Employment Screening letter before undertaking their Professional Experience. This is a requirement of the Department for Education and Child Development (DECD), in agreement with the Catholic Education and Independent Schools Boards. Pre-service teachers who are not cleared will not be able to complete the requirements of the course. The process is managed by the Department for Communities and Social Inclusion (DCSI) Screening and Licensing Branch. In addition to the above, students must complete the Literacy and Numeracy Test for Initial Teacher Education Students (LANTITE) prior to commencing the professional experience topics.

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