Bachelor of Health, Sport and Physical Education (Honours)
The University of Queensland - St Lucia

Course outline

The Bachelor of Health, Sport and Physical Education (Honours) prepares students to be teachers in the areas of Biology (including Year 7-10 Science) and Health and Physical Education (including Year 7-10 HPE, Year 11-12 Physical Education and Health Education). Students learn how to help young people explore a range of sport and physical activities confidently and competently and develop a lifelong love of being healthy and active. As part of this program, students will complete more than 100 days of supervised teaching experience in a range of primary and secondary schools and special needs settings, including a full school term in their final year. For more information, visit Bachelor of Health, Sport and Physical Education (Hons) at UQ.


The degree can be undertaken part-time; however, semesters that include a placement must be undertaken full-time.

Other requirements

Before commencing practical courses, the following requirements must be met: first aid certificate (including CPR) and Blue Card. For more information, visit Placements.

Admissions Criteria

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


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); One of Chemistry, Biology or Physics (Units 3 and 4, C); Teaching Personal Statement

Additional entry requirements

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

For more information about the ATAR/Selection Rank profile, please visit ATAR/Selection Rank profile explained.

Highest Rank to receive an offer

Median Rank to receive an offer

Lowest Rank to receive an offer

ATAR/Selection Rank excluding adjustment factors




ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors




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

For more information about the Student profile, please visit Student profile explained.


Contact the institution for information.

Career opportunities

Specialist teacher of physical education, health education and junior science, health promotion officer; sports coach; corporate health officer; roles in sports academies, charities and institutes.


Australian Council for Health, Physical Education and Recreation.

Course Code
Start Date
Offer rounds

9 Jan 2025

CSP/$8760 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree with honours
Study Area
Health and Recreation
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

4 years Full time or 6 years Part time & 1 year Full time