Bachelor of Physical Activity and Health Science

Bachelor of Physical Activity and Health Science

Bachelor degree
36 months
Application deadlines: 21 July
Processing time: 30 days
Full-time
Intakes: February
International tuition: A$22,936
Domestic tuition: A$8,305

Program overview

This program focuses on the practical skills required to become leaders in Outdoor Education, HPE Teaching, Coaching and Health Promotion professions. The skills are developed while studying the promotion, maintenance and enhancement of health, physical activity and sport related behaviours. They are further explored in the contexts of community health, personal well-being, leadership in outdoor education and sports performance. Students can choose from a range of electives in the specialised areas of physical education, leadership in outdoor education, sports coaching, and/or health and health promotion. Opportunities for industry-relevant practicum experience are embedded in the degree. The course aims to produce graduates with a strong academic base in health science disciplines related to physical activity and exercise, with the capacity to apply knowledge and skills in an ethical, fair and respectful manner. From year one, students are introduced to physical activity and exercise engagement, health promotion, and are given a foundation in health science as it relates to human function and performance. This includes fundamental concepts in anatomy, physiology, and human growth and development. Students also commence elective studies in areas of academic or vocational interest.

Study options

Study options
This program can be done
On campus

Requirements

Exams:

  • TOEFL iBT
  • PTE
  • IELTS
Equivalent to Australian High School completion plus an overall academic IELTS score of 6.5 (with minimum scores of 6.0 in all tests).

Career opportunities

Government and non-government health, sport and recreation departments High performance sport organisations Sports institutes and academies Corporate fitness Commercial and educational outdoor leader Adventure therapy Outdoor tourism leadership Camp director/manager/programmer Exercise scientist Sports scientist Health and fitness consultant Strength and conditioning coach Sports coach Rehabilitation coach Performance analyst Fitness advisor Sports science manager Physical activity officer Allied health assistant

Campus location

Brisbane , Australia

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