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Bachelor of Education (Secondary)/Bachelor of Exercise Science
Australian Catholic University - Brisbane

Course outline

Combine secondary education and exercise science to share your passion for health and fitness with the next generation. Learn from world leading experts how to be an effective classroom teacher while building your knowledge of how the human body works, from a psychological, anatomical, physiological, motor control and biomechanical perspective, with a focus on the role of exercise in health, wellbeing and performance. Expand your skills over time, from observing your mentor teacher, to co-teaching, through to planning for and teaching multiple classes a day. You can also choose to study another specialisation from our arts disciplines as part of this double degree. For more information, visit Bachelor of Education (Secondary)/Bachelor of Exercise Science at ACU

Majors

Exercise Science

Fee notes

Average first year fee. Indicative only; subject to passage of legislation.

Other requirements

Students must complete mandated, supervised professional experience placements in educational contexts as continuous, full-time blocks to meet teacher accreditation requirements in Australia. Students must also undergo a criminal history check and obtain a Suitability Card as required by relevant jurisdictions before the first professional experience placement. All students in initial teacher education courses must meet the LANTITE test standard prior to graduation. You need to demonstrate once that you have met the standard for each test component (literacy and numeracy) before you undertake your final teaching placement. Test results are transferrable and do not expire. If you have not met the standard for either component after your first attempt, it is very important that you contact the Course Coordinator immediately to discuss your options.

Admissions Criteria

For additional information about the admissions criteria for ACU and for this course, refer to ACU’s website.

Prerequisites

English, Literature, English and Literature Extension or English as an Additional Language (Units 3 and 4, C); General Mathematics, Mathematical Methods or Specialist Mathematics (Units 3 and 4, C); Teaching Personal Statement

Additional entry requirements

To apply for all initial teacher education courses you will need to complete a suitability for teaching assessment as part of your application. The assessment ensures students have a balanced mix of academic and non-academic qualities. For information regarding the Teaching Personal Statement, refer to QTAC website.

Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024

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Excluding: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made, excluding adjustment factors.
Including: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made including any adjustment factors that may have been applied.

Student Profile by Applicant background for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024

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Notes

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Career opportunities

Secondary schools as a PE, HOPE and HPE teacher, including Catholic, government and independent settings, institutes of technical and further education (TAFE), vocational education, community education centres, private colleges, special education settings.

Course Code
113481
Start Date
Offer rounds

16 Jan 2025

Fee
CSP/$7082 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Education, Humanities and social sciences
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

4 years Full time or 8 years Part time

Location
Brisbane
 
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