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This course aims to prepare educators to teach physical education, health education and personal development in secondary schools and also to apply their knowledge and skills in other educational and professional contexts.

Students who successfully complete the course will develop a range of understandings, knowledge, skills and practises related to teaching generally and to teaching physical and health education distinctively.  The course normally extends over a minimum period of four years, and offers specialist strands of study in the disciplines of education, curriculum, movement, health and science.  The course also adopts a unique socio-cultural approach to the understanding of movement and health.

The course requires the aggregation of at least 192 credit points, with 48 credit points normally being undertaken in each year of full time study.

The course contains core subjects, the study of which is mandatory plus elective subjects which allow an element of choice for the student.

It should be noted that in each of the four years, a period of mandatory professional teaching experience in schools is required.   It should also be noted that teacher education students must complete a Prohibited Employment Declaration before undertaking practical teaching experience as required by the Child Protection (Prohibited Employment) Act 1998.

Bachelor of Education (Physical and Health Education) - 4th Year Conversion

This course aims to provide three-year trained graduates of ACPE the opportunity to upgrade their qualifications to a Bachelor of Education (Physical and Health Education).  This alternate pathway provides an extension of the knowledge, understanding and skill base presented in the three year degree courses, thus providing four year trained status to graduates.  The pathway is designed specifically to promote student understanding of disciplines which underpin physical and health education, plus advanced student understanding of the teaching and learning process.

Inherent in the degree is the continued development of theoretical constructs and knowledge.  This is achieved not only through the delivery of information to students in  lectures, but is also developed through the forms of assessment tasks undertaken by students.  Processes of inquiry, synthesis, analysis, reflection and integration are embedded in the degree.

The course requires the aggregation of at least 48 credit points, with study undertaken internally on a fulltime or part-time basis.  All units offered in the course are mandatory.

Bachelor of Education (Physical and Health Education) - Honours

This course provides a pathway for students who wish to pursue research.  The implementation of this pathway within the Bachelor of Education (Physical and Health Education) degree structure provides a diversity of offerings for students, and allows students to undertake investigations into an area of special interest.

Specifically, the honours pathway will consist of 24 credit points and will begin in semester 6 of the Bachelor of Education (Physical and Health Education) program.  The course consists of coursework and thesis work.

Entry into the honours pathway is not automatic. Specific entry requirements are constituted to maintain the integrity of the honours component and are available on application to the course coordinator.

This course aims to prepare graduates as BPHE  teachers for government and non-government schools throughout Australia.  Students develop a professional perception of educational processes integrated with the knowledge content of health, movement sciences and allied areas.

Students who successfully complete the course will develop a range of understandings, knowledge, skills and practises related to teaching under the strands of education, applied curriculum, science and sport education.

The course requires the aggregation of at least 324 credit points, with 108 credit points normally being undertaken in each year of full time study.

In each of the three years, students are required to complete a period of mandatory professional teaching experience in primary and secondary schools in NSW, or nationally or overseas.  It should also be noted that teacher education students must complete a Prohibited Employment Declaration before undertaking practical teaching experience as required by the Child Protection (Prohibited Employment) Act 1998.

This degree is not offered to new students from 2006. For prospective students:

* Bachelor of Studies (Business), please refer to Bachelor of Sports Business.

This degree aims to provide students with skills and knowledge that can be applied in a sports business environment.  The content of the course focuses on the study of business principles and practices that have an underlying application within the sport environment.  Core studies in business focus on accounting, finance, economics marketing, management and law.  These core studies are supplemented with sports studies which provide additional scope to the degree.

The program requires the accumulation of at least 324 credit points, with 108 credit points normally being undertaken in each year of full time study. 

In each of the years of the course, students are required to complete a period of mandatory professional experience.  These professional experiences are designed to add a realistic focal point for the degrees content.  Additionally they are designed to broaden and clarify a students experiences and career ambitions.Bachelor of Sports Studies (Coaching)

This degree is not offered to new students from 2006. For prospective students:

* Bachelor of Studies (Coaching). Please refer to Bachelor of Sports Coaching and Administration.

The aim of this degree is to provide students with knowledge, skills and understanding in relation to the elements and processes of human movement and coaching pedagogy.  Consequently graduates will be equipped to undertake careers as sports coaches and trainers in school and/or club contexts. 

Although the course has a general emphasis on coaching skills and pedagogy, students will have an opportunity to acquire skills in sports management and leadership. The three year course includes study in the areas of science, coaching and movement.

The program requires the accumulation of at least 324 credit points, with 108 credit points normally being undertaken in each year of full time study. 

During their studies students are required to undertake mandatory professional experience in their chosen area of sport related coaching, training or management.

Coaching Environments will require a working with children check and Child Protection courses to be undertaken.

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