Bachelor On Campus

Secondary Education (Health and Physical Education Teaching)

48 months
25000 AUD/year
4124 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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Federation University Australia's Bachelor of Secondary Education (Health and Physical Education Teaching) prepares you to teach from year 7 through to VCE. You will have the opportunity to make a difference by giving young people the knowledge and tools to lead healthy and active lives. 


Areas of study in the Secondary Education (Health and Physical Education Teaching) program from Federation University Australia include exercise physiology, biomechanics, motor development, learning fundamentals, foundations of health and physical education, health and human development, nutrition, physical activity, creative movement, applied sports science, contemporary curriculum design, pedagogy and assessment for teaching and learning in health and physical education.

In addition to specialising in health and PE education, you will choose a second teaching method:

  • English
  • History 
  • Mathematics
  • Psychology
  • Science
  • Outdoor education

You’ll be ready to teach by undertaking a minimum of 80 days of supervised teaching placement with our partner schools throughout the course.  

Teachers are in high demand and you can teach across Australia in remote communities, thriving regional centres or in our capital cities.

The Victorian Institute of Teaching (VIT) accreditation for this course is pending.

You are required to sit the CASPer test as part of your application. We recommend booking your CASPer test in advance so your application is not delayed. Book CASPer

We provide a number of pathways and options to ensure you can follow your dream of becoming a great teacher. Visit our Become a Teacher website and use our interactive study tool to find your path to a rewarding career in education.

Career opportunities

  • Physical education teacher
  • Secondary teacher

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Literacy and numeracy
  • Fundamentals of movement, skill acquisition and instruction
  • Swimming and water safety education
  • Anatomy & physiology for health professionals
  • Health and lifestyle 
  • Biomechanics in physical education

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


480 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • CRICOS code: 106092K (Mt Helen) 
  • Successful completion of Australian Year 12 with minimum study scores of 25 in units 3 and 4 English or 30 for English as an Alternative Language or Dialect and Units 1 and 2 of Mathematics or Overseas Equivalent.
  • Altus Suite (Casper)
  • All applicants are required to complete Altus Suite as part of their application. Altus Suite is a requirement for many of the initial teacher training courses in Victoria. It is a non-cognitive online test designed to assess an applicant's personal and professional attributes. Altus Suite consists of two-parts, however only the Casper component is compulsory for Federation University applications. To register for your sitting or for further information about the assessment, visit

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25000 AUD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    4124 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4124 AUD per year during 48 months.
  • National: Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP)

Living costs for Ballarat

1260 - 2250 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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