Australian Catholic University (ACU)

Bachelor of Physical Activity and Health Science (Honours)

Australian Catholic University (ACU)

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00004G

This is a one-year degree for high-achieving students who have already completed a relevant bachelor degree.Bachelor of Physical Activity and Health Science (Honours) students will be able to understand what is needed to apply, explain, control and practice complex human performance behaviours; develop research skills; and prepare for higher degree studies at the masters and doctoral level. In an increasingly competitive job market, an honours degree will give you an edge over candidates who just have an undergraduate degree.


80 credit points.


  • Physical activity and health science
  • Sport and exercise science

Standard entry requirements

To be eligible to apply for admission to the course, a student must have completed a relevant bachelor degree and attained a GPA of 5.50 in that degree. Disclaimer: The course entry requirements above are for 2023 Admission.

Study pathways

Graduates may be eligible to progress to a postgraduate coursework degree in exercise science. Graduates may also be eligible to undertake a Master of Philosophy or Doctor of Philosophy.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Brisbane (McAuley at Banyo) International: $25,568 No
  • Full-time : 1 year
  • Part-time : 2 years
Melbourne (St Patrick's) International: $25,568 No
  • Full-time : 1 year
  • Part-time : 2 years
Strathfield (Mount Saint Mary) International: $25,568 No
  • Full-time : 1 year
  • Part-time : 2 years

Further information

Graduates can work as health and fitness consultants, research assistants, sports coaches, recreation leaders, and in government and non-government health agencies.

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