Bachelor of Health and Physical Education (Honours)

University of Wollongong

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00102E

The Honours program 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.Students 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.


The Bachelor of Health and Physical Education (Honours) requires the successful completion of 192 credit points as specified below, including all Professional Experience components embedded in the course and the teaching performance assessment (UOW TPA) in EDPS402.Students must successfully complete 42 credit points and PSYS150 to be eligible for the first Professional Experience. Students should also note that a number of subject pre-requisites will be in place throughout the course.Students must have passed all core subjects in the first three and a half years of their degree, successfully completed the Literacy and Numeracy Test (LANTITE) and be enrolled in any annual and final semester core subjects to be eligible for their final Professional Experience.EDPR412 Honours Thesis commences in Spring session Year 3 and continues in Autumn session of year 4.EDUP235 is optional for students enrolled in the honours degree. Students who wish to complete to subjects are encouraged to complete the subject in Autumn session of Year 2 or Year 3.

Standard entry 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.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Wollongong International: $122,112 No
  • Full-time : 4 years

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