Bachelor of Health and Physical Education




Courses Overview

What will I learn?
Health researchers have identified that physical inactivity is a critical risk factor contributing to ill health in Australia. This degree aims to provide essential knowledge, practical skills and leadership qualities to individuals who want to improve the health, well-being and physical literacy of young people in our community through health and physical education. It aims to create graduates who are reflective practitioners with problem-solving skills, who enjoy working with children and young people and are leaders with the ability to influence and teach others how to manage their health through physical activity.
The Bachelor of Health and Physical Education degree options are designed to develop teachers with a specialist theoretical and practical knowledge of physical education and health, integrated with studies of Education. Students develop their teaching skills through a comprehensive teaching practice program each year in primary schools (Primary degree), and secondary schools (Secondary degree).
Career Opportunities:
Career opportunities for Bachelor of Health and Physical Education graduates are diverse and include the following:
health and physical education specialist teacher - primary and/or secondary school level
health education consultant (with specialisation studies)
health education coordinator (with specialisation studies).


Which department am I in? School of Health Sciences

Entry Requirement From Vietnam

Applicants must have completed a minimum of a Certificate IV qualification from a Registered Training Organization (RTO); Successful completed units from other tertiary institutions; Physiotherapy and Law courses require at least one year of an undergraduate degree course with 65% or above average pass marks or minimum ATAR of 90 or equivalent. English Language Requirements accepted: IELTS (Academic) Overall result (Lowest Sub Score): 6.5 (6.0); TOEFL (IB): 90; CAE/CPE: 176; PTE (Academic): 61.

Entry Requirement For International Student

Applicants must have
• Successful completion of a Notre Dame enabling program
• One semester (FTE) success in an undergraduate university course
• Diploma in a related area completed at a Registered Training Organisation (TAFE) or equivalent
• STAT score of 145 or higher
• Mature-age completion of two Year 12 WACE exams with a resulting ATAR of 70
English language requirement:
IELTS (Academic) Overall result (Lowest Sub Score): 6.5 (6.0); TOEFL (IB): 90; Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE)/Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE): 176; PTE (Academic): 61.

Path Way Options by Other Partners

Pathways options
Offered by other partners
This university accepts pathways courses from Box Hill Institute

Full Time (4 years)

A$28,772.00 (US$ 22,505) per year

26 February 2018, 30 July 2018, 18 February 2019, 29 July 2019

The University of Notre Dame Australia Fremantle Campus, 32 Mouat Street, FREMANTLE, Western Australia, 6959, PERTH, Australia