Bachelor of Health and Physical Education University of Wollongong - UOW

4.0 out of 5 from 1 review
Bachelor Degree
4.0 years Full-Time
(or Part-Time equivalent)
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Course Description

Health and Physical Education teachers educate and promote a range of movement areas including games and sports, dance, gymnastics, aquatics and athletics. They also promote healthy lifestyle issues in schools to encourage lifelong movement, healthy behaviours associated with drugs, good nutrition, self-esteem development, knowledge about sexual health and interpersonal skills.

This four-year degree gives you expert theory and professional experience for employment as a Health and Physical Education teacher. You may also gain employment in educational environments such as Game Development Officers and Coaching in Sports or Active After School Care Programs. You will learn through face-to-face delivery in classrooms, online learning and community settings.

You will complete extensive professional experience throughout your degree, which allows you to learn by observation and apply your skills in the classroom. You will also have opportunities for rural and international professional experiences, to study overseas with UOW's international exchange and study abroad partners, and to join international cultural immersion programs.

You can apply for the Honours program, which is embedded in third/ fourth year involving a research project under academic supervision. Entry to honours is based on application and merit.

This course contains a total of 560 hours or approximately 80 days of compulsory work-based placements, completed over 24 weeks throughout the degree. This course...

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School teacher
Child care worker
Educational consultant
Educational manager
Preschool teacher
Private college teacher
Recreational activities...

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July 2018
Year completed 2019

Positives: My course in particular is a close knit group of about 30-40 students therefore the level of social interaction is great and I have made some friends for life. There is a good mixture of hands on and written activities throughout the course. The course provides a wide range of professional experience opportunities ...

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