Bachelor of Exercise and Health Science

Australian Catholic University

Program Description

Bachelor of Exercise and Health Science

Australian Catholic University

Bachelor of Exercise and Health Science

This course will enable students to pursue a teaching career in personal development, health and physical education or employment in outdoor recreation or sport. Students will gain a strong academic base in exercise and health science, including knowledge and skills in personal development, health, physical education, outdoor recreation and sport. Depending upon the units selected and the state (Queensland, New South Wales or Victoria), students will be eligible to teach a combination of personal development, health and physical education as well as a second teaching method in health, outdoor recreation or another discipline such as mathematics or english.

The Bachelor of Exercise and Health Science course aims to produce graduates with a strong academic base in the discipline of exercise and health science, including knowledge and skills in the areas of personal development, health, physical education, outdoor recreation and sport, and with the capacity to apply knowledge and skills in an ethical, fair and respectful manner. The course is designed to enable graduates to pursue a teaching career in Personal Development, Health and Physical Education or employment in Outdoor Recreation or Sport. Depending upon the subjects chosen and the state in which they wish to gain registration (Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria), students will be eligible to teach a combination of Personal Development, Health and Physical Education as well as a second teaching method in Health, Outdoor Recreation or another discipline such as Mathematics or English.

Elite Athletes

The University will consider admitting a limited number of students who have been competing in sport at a high level and whose achievements have involved a high level of training demand which has impacted upon their study program. Consideration is designed to assist those who have the potential to successfully combine sporting ambitions with the pursuit of academic qualifications. Please note that previous studies and academic performance are still considered. Applicants in this category should complete an Elite Athlete Applicant form which is available from the Forms website or from the Student Centre.

Career Paths

Graduates can teach personal development, health and physical education in secondary schools*, work as a fitness assessor or trainer, in health promotion, or as a health and fitness consultant in the public or corporate sector.

*After completing a Graduate Diploma

Applying for Admission

Equivalent to Australian High School completion plus academic IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum of 6.0 in all tests).

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated December 7, 2015
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
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Jan. 2017
Duration
Duration
3 years
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Price
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51,960 AUD
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Place
Australia Brisbane, Queensland
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Australia Melbourne, Victoria
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Australia Sydney, New South Wales
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Duration 3 years
Price 51,960 AUD
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