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Bachelor of Health and Physical Education (Honours), Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #196 (QS) Wollongong, Australia
The Bachelor of Health and Physical Education (Honours) offered by the University of Wollongong is an alternative option for students going into the second session of third year from either the Bachelor of Health and Physical Education pass degree or the Bachelor of Health and Physical Education (Dean's Scholar) degree.
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Students of the Bachelor of Health and Physical Education (Honours) offered by the University of Wollongong have the opportunity to be involved in a research project of their own choice or interest or work with a Health and Physical Education academic as part of their research.

All students will receive supervision throughout their research project and will be required to complete a thesis detailing their research project, their methods and their findings. Participation in the Honours program can lead to further research opportunities as a postgraduate student.

Career opportunities

  • School teacher 
  • Child care worker
  • Educational consultant
  • Educational manager
  • Preschool teacher
  • Private college teacher


This degree is accredited  and recognised as a national professional teaching qualification. Students seeking work outside NSW or Australia are advised to check with potential employers and other teacher registration authorities for any additional requirements.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 48 months
    • Average part-time duration 96 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Credits
    192 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Learning in Higher Education
  • Essentials of Numeracy and Mathematics for Educators
  • Human Structure and Function
  • Foundations of Human Development and Behaviour
  • About Young People
  • Human Development in Social Context
  • Principles and Practices of Coaching

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

A student wishing to undertake the Honours program must be enrolled in either the Bachelor of Physical and Health Education or the Bachelor of Physical and Health Education (Dean’s Scholar). Students who have achieved a high level of academic performance in the first three years of their degree may apply to complete the fourth year at Honours level, provided they meet the entry requirements below:

  • Completion of all required 100, 200 and 300 level subjects prior to admission to Honours (please review the Honours Subject checklist).
  • Achievement of an approved standard of achievement (WAM of 75+) during the first, second and third year (first semester) of the undergraduate degree.
  • WAM will be calculated from subjects only taught in the School of Education (EDPS101, EDUP234 & EDUP235 will not be counted).
  • A suitable study proposal.
  • A suitable and willing primary supervisor and a co-supervisor.
  • CRICOS: 081722F

Tuition Fee

  • International

    27648 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 110592 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 48 months.
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Commonwealth supported students are required to pay a student contribution amount towards the cost of their course. The amounts are calculated based on the subject cluster and the Equivalent Full-time Study Load (EFTSL) value of the subject. 

Living costs for Wollongong

  • 1600 - 2200 AUD/month
    Living Costs

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


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