Bachelor of Primary Education (Health and Physical Education)

University of Canberra

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00212K

This course enables students to become a primary school teacher with a specialisation in health and physical education. Students will: Gain appropriate scientific, literacy and numeracy knowledge; learn the theories and principles that are the foundation for educational practice in primary settings; demonstrate an understanding of student needs and differences, and the relevance of these to learning in inclusive, indigenous, EALD and mainstream settings; plan and develop appropriate teaching activities for students from a diverse range of backgrounds; develop and implement effective assessment strategies and carry out evaluation of teaching programs, resources and your own teaching; apply the required content knowledge for all primary school curriculum areas to teaching, assessment and reporting methods, alternate/enhanced literacy and numeracy strategies, and the effective use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) in teaching and learning; and reflect on their practice and experiences, and engage in a process of continual improvement.

Standard entry requirements

Admission to this course is based on an entrance rank. A rank can be achieved by a year 12 ATAR, other Australian qualification, work experience, or an overseas qualification. All applicants will be required to complete a written statement in response to questions designed to assess their suitability for the teaching profession. Applicants' responses to these questions must be deemed satisfactory for them to be admitted to this course. You can find the questions in the 'resources' section of the online application portal when you are applying. You can upload your responses in PDF format as part of your application.

Study information

Campus Fees Mid year intake Attendance
Canberra Yes
  • Online/Off-campus
  • Flexible Delivery
  • Full-time
  • Part-time

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