48 months
35700 AUD/year
27400 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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Start date


Do you want to educate young people on the importance of health and physical activity – not just for themselves but also for happier and healthier communities? If so, then this Secondary health and physical education (Honours) program at Monash University is for you, qualifying you to teach adolescents from 12 to 18 years of age. 

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You will qualify as a specialist secondary school teacher of both health (including human development) and physical education, and a third teaching area of your choice. The skills you attain with this qualification – physical education and health and human development teaching, coaching and leadership expertise – will be in demand in schools and in the broader community.

Outcomes of Secondary health and physical education (Honours) program at Monash University  

You will learn about the biophysical and behavioural foundations of health and physical education, and how to optimise individual potential for health and wellbeing and build healthy, active communities. In learning how humans develop movement skills, you will acquire theoretical foundations and practical approaches to coaching across contexts including games, challenges and sports, developing advanced laboratory and field-based skills relevant to sport and exercise science.

Your third teaching area could be English, biology, business, geography, mathematics or perhaps social education, to name a few.

Programme Structure

Course structure:

  • Early childhood and primary education
  • Primary education
  • Primary and secondary education
  • Primary and secondary inclusive education
  • Primary and secondary health and physical education
  • Secondary health and physical education
  • Secondary education

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

International students can apply for a place anytime throughout the year.


204 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • CRICOS: 082360G 
  • All Monash undergraduate courses require you to have successfully completed a minimum of an Australian Year 12 qualification (or equivalent) and achieve the required academic entry score. Most Monash faculties generally use your most recent studies for admission however other guidelines may apply where your prior qualification may be considered.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    35700 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 35700 AUD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    27400 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 27400 AUD per year during 48 months.
  • Fees for domestic students: Commonwealth supported place (CSP)

Living costs for Melbourne

1501 - 2659 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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