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Western Sydney University

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Bachelor of Health Science (Health and Physical Education)

  • Bachelor

Gain the theoretical skills to analyse new challenges and the practical skills required to help people improve their health. HPE graduates stand out for their holistic understanding of the concepts of health and physical activity, and their relationship to other components of physical education.

Key details

Degree Type
Bachelor
Duration
3 years full-time
Course Code
4747, 089443D
Study Mode
In person
Intake Months
Mar, Jul
Domestic Fees
$28,098 per year / $84,294 total

About this course

Gain the theoretical skills to analyse new challenges and the practical skills required to help people improve their health. HPE graduates stand out for their holistic understanding of the concepts of health and physical activity, and their relationship to other components of physical education.

Study locations

Penrith

Career pathways

As a graduate of Health and Physical Education, you can look forward to career opportunities in:

  • Personal Training

  • Sports coaching

  • Secondary teaching
    (further study is required)
  • Community-based recreation

PDHPE Teacher

After completing a Master of Teaching, Health and Physical Education (HPE) graduates will be responsible for health education, personal development, and physical activity of students in government and non-government schools at the primary and secondary level

Education Officer

Education Officer's design and deliver education programs around specialist health, sport, and social support. They also visit schools and community groups to assist with the integration of these specialist education programs.

Sports Coach

Sport Coaches are responsible for improving sport performance, physical and mental health, and helping people enjoy lifelong physical activity.

Recreation Officer

Recreation Officers develop, support and coordinate sport and recreation programs and services for the benefit of communities.

Graduate outcomes

Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Health Services & Support courses at Western Sydney University.
81.7%
Overall satisfaction
88.6%
Skill scale
74.3%
Teaching scale
66.1%
Employed full-time
$62.8k
Average salary