48 months
24104 AUD/year
7082 AUD/year
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Bachelor of Education (Secondary) - Exercise Science from Australian Catholic University is a 360 credit point double degree, taken in 4 years full-time designed for students wishing to pursue a career in education with a specialisation in Physical Education, Personal Development or Health Education in a secondary setting in government, non-government or independent secondary schools. 

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In ACT, Qld and Victoria a Bachelor of Exercise Science sequence and units are available and students have a choice of their major and minor sequences. Students are advised to select these sequences from main school teaching areas. There is also a major Education sequence.

The Bachelor of Teaching requirements foster the acquisition and development of the basic professional knowledge, skills and attitudes required of an effective classroom teacher. The Bachelor of Exercise Science core content provides an extensive knowledge base of how the human body works, from a psychological, anatomical, physiological, motor control and biomechanical perspective, with a specific focus on the role of exercise in health, well-being and performance.


Our graduates of the Bachelor of Education (Secondary) - Exercise Science from Australian Catholic University  have pursued careers in:

  • secondary schools as a PE, HOPE and HPE teacher, including Catholic, government and independent settings
  • institutes of technical and further education (TAFE)
  • vocational education
  • community education centres
  • private colleges
  • special education settings


This program has been listed on the Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership (AITSL) accredited programs list and meets the teacher education component of the qualification requirement for registration (accreditation) as a secondary school teacher in all states and territories.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Understanding Learning and Teaching
  • Educational Thought
  • Literacy and Numeracy Diagnostic 
  • Professional Communication
  • Understanding Learners and their Contexts
  • Digital Cultures and Capabilities
  • Comparative Education: Local and Global Contexts

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


360 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS: 0102084  

  • Applicants require the equivalent of Australian Year 12 certificate and an IELTS minimum of 7.0 in reading and writing and a minimum of 7.5 in listening and speaking. Pre-requisites may also apply for entry into some major and minor sequences.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    24104 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24104 AUD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    7082 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7082 AUD per year during 48 months.
  • $7082 CSP
  • In a CSP, the Australian Government subsidises the cost of your course. You’ll pay the remainder, known as the student contribution amount.

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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