Bachelor of Health, Sport and Physical Education (Honours)

University of Queensland - UQ

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Bachelor Honours Degree
4.0 years Full-Time
(or Part-Time equivalent)
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Course Description

Teachers play a big role in encouraging healthy habits and motivating our youth to be healthy and active. When you help young people to discover the fun of physical activity and the importance of being healthy – you'll be influencing their attitudes for life.

Study to become a specialist health, sports or PE teacher in secondary schools, with junior science as your secondary teaching area.

Help young people explore a range of sport and physical activities, develop self-esteem, and acquire social skills including decision-making and problem-solving.

Put theory into practice with more than 100 days of teaching placements, including a full school term, in your fourth year. You'll gain experience in primary, secondary and special needs. Study at one of the best human movement schools in Australia, where our staff and research have been independently ranked as among the best in the world.

Develop a comprehensive understanding of the sciences behind human movement including biomechanics, motor development, skill acquisition, and exercise physiology.

Don't forget to have fun – learning experiences in this program have been purposely designed to be fun, involve physical activity and encourage team work.

School based roles:
School teacher
Head of department
Learning support teacher
Education advisor
Student or teacher mentor
Guidance counsellor

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Additional Information

The program includes extensive practical placements – more than 600 hours – and a final-year research project, where you'll investigate a problem r...

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