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Bathurst
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4 years full-time
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6500
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CSU has a variety of pathways and admissions requirements for study. Details of the types of 'bonus points' and other ATAR-related adjustments commonly available to applicants are set out in the CSU institutional admissions information and CSU's general admissions policy.

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Session availability

Session 3; Session 1; Session 2; Session 3 201790; 201830; 201860; 201890
Session 1; Session 2 201830; 201860

Please note: all sessions may not be available at all locations or through all study modes. Please check the Fees and course offerings section for more information.

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Course highlights

The Bachelor of Education (Health and Physical Education) will prepare you to be a health and physical education teacher in secondary schools. You will also be ready for a career in the health and fitness industry or in sports organisation, management and coaching.

Diverse and engaging subjects

Our course includes studies in education, exercise science, physical education (for example, sports, dance, gymnastics, athletics, aquatics and other recreational activities), personal development, social and community health and human development, as well as the physical and behavioural sciences of human movement.

Be at the front of the classroom

You'll gain extensive experience in the classroom through 80 days of supervised workplace learning in rural, regional and/or metropolitan secondary schools. You'll also complete 35 hours of workplace learning in community educational settings such as outdoor recreation centres, PCYCs, sport and recreation and vacation care centres. There are even opportunities to participate in sport outreach programs in Samoan schools.

Future-proof your career

Literacy and numeracy development and support are embedded into this course, ensuring you'll meet new government standards for teachers. Our lecturers have extensive in-school teaching experience – including experience in executive roles and curriculum leadership roles and international teaching experience – as well as being acclaimed researchers in their fields. Small class sizes also mean you will have extensive opportunities to liaise directly with your lecturers, leading to a more personalised learning experience.

Expand your career opportunities

Following your second year of study, you have the option to concurrently enrol in our Bachelor of Educational Studies, enabling the addition of a second high school teaching area. Further improve your employment outcomes by studying maths, science, English, modern history or another high school subject of your choice.

Flexible study options

The course can be completed in four years of full-time study. Alternatively, if you need your study to be more flexible and part-time because of work or professional sporting commitments, this may be accommodated.

This course is accredited by the NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) until 31 December 2019 for national accreditation recognised by the Australian Institute of Teaching and School Leadership (AITSL). Graduates from this program will possess a teaching awards that is recognised nationally and internationally.

This course is accredited by the NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) until 31 December 2019 for national accreditation recognised by the Australian Institute of Teaching and School Leadership (AITSL).

Modern, well-equipped exercise and sport science laboratories are located on our Bathurst campus. A comprehensive range of study support programs, communal and connected learning spaces, and mobile technology-enabled systems create a friendly, accessible student community.

During the first year of this course, you will participate in a 35-hour community-based placement, such as in a sport and recreation centre, to achieve an understanding of how educational experiences are linked to wider social issues and contexts.

In the final two years of the course, there are three professional placements of between 20 and 30 days in length. You will progress from observation to supervised teaching in a variety of educational settings. The key focus will be progression toward attaining the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers at the graduate level. There is also the opportunity for you to undertake an international placement.

Please note that the following subjects have a Workplace Learning component:

EEB106 Community Cultural Education Program
EPT241 Professional Experience - Introduction to the Secondary Context
EPT329 Working Within The Community
EPT436 Transition to the Teaching Profession

Literacy and Numeracy Test for Initial Teacher Education Students

From 1 July 2016, all students must pass the Literacy and Numeracy Test for Initial Teacher Education Students (LANTITE) before being able to register with their state-based teacher institute or equivalent body. From January 2017, all students will need to pass the test before undertaking their final professional experience placement. This computer-based test consists of both multiple choice and short answer questions and is designed to assess personal literacy and numeracy capabilities. The purpose of the test is to demonstrate to future employers that early career teachers have high levels of literacy and numeracy. CSU has a range of support options specifically for initial teacher education students preparing for the Test. More information about the test is available at teacheredtest.acer.edu.au

Anaphylaxis Training for all Initial Teacher Education Students

The NSW Education Standards Authority (ESA), previously the NSW Board of Studies, Teaching and Educational Standards (BOSTES), now requires that all initial teacher education students have training in anaphylaxis. In order to meet this requirement, ALL students must complete the training module found at http://etraining.allergy.org.au. The online module takes approximately one hour to complete.

On successful completion of the online module, participants will receive a certificate of completion. A copy of this certificate must be attached to your application for your professional experience placement. ESA suggests that students also present a copy of their certificate of completion to principals at the commencement of their professional experience placements. The training must be successfully undertaken every two years and students will need to ensure that their certificate of completion is current.

The NSW Department of Education advises that students who do not successfully complete this training, as verified by the university, will not be able to undertake professional experience activities in NSW public schools.

Working with Children Check

All teacher education students in Australia must comply with the working with children legislation requirements of the state / country of where their placement is occurring. Students will be required to provide evidence to the Faculty of Arts and Education’s Professional Experience Unit of a Working with Children Check (WWCC) clearance letter prior to undertaking any placement in a school or early childhood service. The checks are intended to identify people who have convictions for such things as violence or sexual offences and who may put clients'/children’s personal safety or health at risk. Traffic violations and other minor offences are not of interest.

Prospective students should be aware that not passing a Working with Children Check will make it difficult for them to complete a teacher education course satisfactorily because of the unavailability of suitable school or preschool professional experience placements.

The Working with Children Check expires every five years. You will be required to ensure it remains current and valid to the end of the final placement in the course. Please note that a WWCC can take an extended period of time, so it is recommended that you commence the process early to prevent timing problems. The Australian Institute of Family Studies provides useful information and links relevant to the Australian states and territories. Information on the current Working with Children Check must be uploaded to the student’s information site on InPlace.

Child Protection Awareness Training

Students must also complete child protection awareness training. Where this is not possible face to face, an online training course is available. This training needs to be renewed annually. See: Child protection awareness training e-learning module

Residential schools are a great way to practise what you are learning in a hands-on environment, and to meet your lecturers and classmates.

Some online courses include a residential school, where you will attend a CSU campus during certain sessions throughout your course.

The following subjects may have a residential school component:

EHR119 Anatomy & Physiology 1
EHR120 Anatomy & Physiology 2
EHR202 Human Exercise Physiology
EHR214 Skill Acquisition
EHR218 Biomechanics
EHR221 Conditioning & Physical Activity

From the early stages of your degree, you can apply for a range of international programs through CSU Global. You could take a session or two on exchange at one of CSU’s partner institutions across the world, go on a study tour during the holidays, or complete some of your practical placements in an unique location.

Are you after a unique CSU study experience? By participating in a CSU Global international study program you can gain a new perspective on where your degree can take you, and even complete your degree that little bit faster. CSU Global has many options available to fit with your course, interests and study needs.

Infographic - Starting salary for a Teacher is approximately $62,000

Career opportunities

As a graduate of this course you will be eligible for teacher registration in all Australian states and territories, and this qualification can lead to teaching positions internationally. CSU has a history of producing high-quality profession-ready graduates in the physical education sector.

Secondary teacher

Put your degree to work as a teacher of personal development, health and physical education (PDHPE) in secondary school settings.

Sport and recreation

There are employment opportunities in the health and fitness industry, coaching and development and sport and recreation education.

Management and coaching 

Your health and physical education degree could see your working in health promotion, health care, sport management, and administration.

As a graduate of this course you will be eligible for teacher registration in all Australian states and territories, and this qualification can lead to teaching positions internationally. CSU has a history of producing high-quality profession-ready graduates in the physical education sector.

Secondary teacher

Put your degree to work as a teacher of personal development, health and physical education (PDHPE) in secondary school settings.

Sport and recreation

There are employment opportunities in the health and fitness industry, coaching and development and sport and recreation education.

Management and coaching 

Your health and physical education degree could see your working in health promotion, health care, sport management, and administration.

Credit and pathways

Getting into uni isn’t just about your ATAR; we understand that if you’re given the chance to study something you’re passionate about, you can really shine. We offer a range of pathway options, including Early Entry – Schools Recommendation Scheme, Regional Bonus Points, and Indigenous Access Program (IAP) to help you get on track to your dream career.

Credit for prior learning and credit for current competencies will be granted to eligible applicants.

More about Credit

We understand that if you’re given the chance to study something you’re passionate about, you can really shine. We offer a range of pathway options, including Early Entry – Schools Recommendation Scheme, Regional Bonus Points, and Indigenous Access Program (IAP) to help you get on track to your dream career.

Credit for prior learning and credit for current competencies will be granted to eligible applicants.

More about Credit

If you’ve studied before, you may be able to fast-track your postgraduate degree with Recognition for Prior Learning (RPL). If you’ve completed relevant tertiary study, you could be awarded credit for your postgraduate degree. Get in touch to see if you’re eligible for credit based on your previous qualifications or industry experience.

The following credit arrangements apply:

* Credit for EHR221 Conditioning and Physical Activity - 8 subject points, Transfer Credit (TCR) -  based upon Diploma of Fitness, Australian Institute of Fitness or Australian Institute of Applied Sciences or SIS50215 TAFE NSW.

* Credit for EHR221 Conditioning and Physical Activity - 8 subject points, Transfer Credit (TCR) -  based upon Certificate IV in Fitness, Australian Institute of Fitness or Australian Institute of Applied Sciences or SIS40215 TAFE NSW.

* Credit for EHR221 Conditioning and Physical Activity - 8 subject points, Transfer Credit (TCR) - based upon Certificate III in Fitness, Australian Institute of Fitness or Australian Institute of Applied Sciences or SIS30315 TAFE NSW.

 

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Fees and course offerings

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Bachelor of Education (Health and Physical Education)

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If you are an Australian or New Zealand citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, and meet the relevant citizenship and residency requirements, you may be eligible for a Commonwealth supported place

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1 year full-time ( points)

The Commonwealth Government has not yet released the fee ranges for the 2018 study area bands. Until this information is available, the 2018 indicative fees will remain as ‘To be approved’.
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A standard full-time study load at CSU is 64 points over two sessions. The points above indicate the number of points for the first year of this course based on overall full time course duration.

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  • whether the course (and mode) allows you to study full or part-time
  • whether you want to study full or part-time

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1 year full-time ( points)

A standard full-time study load at CSU is 64 points over two sessions. The points above indicate the number of points for the first year of this course based on overall full time course duration.

Actual fees will vary according to:

  • your choice of subjects and their point value
  • whether the course (and mode) allows you to study full or part-time
  • whether you want to study full or part-time

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Note: the 8 point value is a subject indicative value only. Not all CSU subjects are 8 points – refer to the CSU handbook (links in the Subject section) for actual point value for the subjects required for your course.

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  1. pay all of your tuition fees up front direct to the university
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1 year full-time ( points)

A standard full-time study load at CSU is 64 points over two sessions. The points above indicate the number of points for the first year of this course based on overall full time course duration.

Actual fees will vary according to:

  • your choice of subjects and their point value
  • whether the course (and mode) allows you to study full or part-time
  • whether you want to study full or part-time

8 Points

Note: the 8 point value is a subject indicative value only. Not all CSU subjects are 8 points – refer to the CSU handbook (links in the Subject section) for actual point value for the subjects required for your course.

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CSU gives a discount on tuition fees to citizens and Permanent Residents of Canada and the United Kingdom.

Contact a Recruitment agent in your country who can answer your questions about CSU as well as help with the student visa application process.

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CSU gives a discount on tuition fees to citizens and Permanent Residents of Canada and the United Kingdom.

Contact a Recruitment agent in your country who can answer your questions about CSU as well as help with the student visa application process.

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1 year full-time ( points)

A standard full-time study load at CSU is 64 points over two sessions. The points above indicate the number of points for the first year of this course based on overall full time course duration.

Actual fees will vary according to:

  • your choice of subjects and their point value
  • whether the course (and mode) allows you to study full or part-time
  • whether you want to study full or part-time

8 Points

Note: the 8 point value is a subject indicative value only. Not all CSU subjects are 8 points – refer to the CSU handbook (links in the Subject section) for actual point value for the subjects required for your course.

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This Course has limited Commonwealth supported places available.

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If you are an Australian or New Zealand citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, and meet the relevant citizenship and residency requirements, you may be eligible for a Commonwealth supported place

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This Course has limited Commonwealth supported places available.

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If you are an Australian or New Zealand citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, and meet the relevant citizenship and residency requirements, you may be eligible for a Commonwealth supported place

Frequently Asked Questions on CSP open_in_new

1 year full-time ( points)

The Commonwealth Government has not yet released the fee ranges for the 2018 study area bands. Until this information is available, the 2018 indicative fees will remain as ‘To be approved’.
Please refer to the Study Assistopen_in_new website for the most up to date information.

A standard full-time study load at CSU is 64 points over two sessions. The points above indicate the number of points for the first year of this course based on overall full time course duration.

Actual fees will vary according to:

  • your choice of subjects and their point value
  • whether the course (and mode) allows you to study full or part-time
  • whether you want to study full or part-time

More about Calculating Fees

It is important to note that the student contribution you pay will depend on the subjects you choose to study, as each subject has its own costs. The government assigns different price bands to a subject, depending on the discipline that subject belongs to.

Check out the subject fee calculator below to get a more accurate cost for your first year. The calculator will open in a new window, once open go to the Subjects section to review the subjects available for this course and enter them into the calculator.

The Australian Government indexes student contributions each year.

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Payment Options

  1. Pay all of your student contribution up front direct to the university
  2. Pay part of your student contribution to the university and defer the balance via a HECS-HELP open_in_new loan through the Australian Government (if eligible)
  3. Defer all of your student contribution via a HECS-HELP open_in_new loan through the Australian Government (if eligible)

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Most postgraduate students in Australia will pay the full cost of their tuition, however if you are a CSU Alumni Student, you will receive a 10% discount.

If there is a direct connection between your study and work you may be able to claim your tuition fees as a tax deduction. For further guidance please seek independent advice or visit the Australian Taxation Office open_in_new website.

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A fee-paying student will pay a tuition fee for each subject in the course without the Australian government contributing any financial support to the university. But don’t be put off by the cost of study - eligible students still have the option to defer their fees through FEE-HELP open_in_new.

Most postgraduate students in Australia will pay the full cost of their tuition, however if you are a CSU Alumni Student, you will receive a 10% discount.

If there is a direct connection between your study and work you may be able to claim your tuition fees as a tax deduction. For further guidance please seek independent advice or visit the Australian Taxation Office open_in_new website.

1 year full-time ( points)

A standard full-time study load at CSU is 64 points over two sessions. The points above indicate the number of points for the first year of this course based on overall full time course duration.

Actual fees will vary according to:

  • your choice of subjects and their point value
  • whether the course (and mode) allows you to study full or part-time
  • whether you want to study full or part-time

8 Points

Note: the 8 point value is a subject indicative value only. Not all CSU subjects are 8 points – refer to the CSU handbook (links in the Subject section) for actual point value for the subjects required for your course.

Payment options

You can:

  1. pay all of your tuition fees up front direct to the university
  2. pay part of your tuition fees to the university and defer the balance via a FEE-HELP loan through the Australian Government (if eligible)
  3. defer all of your tuition fees via a FEE-HELP loan through the Australian Government (if eligible)

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This course is associated with the Australian Government supported Research Training Program (RTP). The RTP scheme is administered by individual universities on behalf of the Department of Education and Training.

If you are a successful applicant for Research degree candidature, and you are an Australian citizen, permanent resident or New Zealand citizen, you won't pay any tuition fees.

You also won't need to pay the University's Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF).

Applications for RTP Scholarships need to be made directly to CSU.

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Candidates who exceed their Research Training Program (RTP) entitlement are required to pay the appropriate domestic student tuition fee for their course. Eligible students still have the option to defer their fees through FEE-Help open_in_new.

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Candidates who exceed their Research Training Program (RTP) entitlement are required to pay the appropriate domestic student tuition fee for their course. Eligible students still have the option to defer their fees through FEE-Help open_in_new.

If you are a CSU Alumni Student, you will receive a 10% discount on tuition fees.

If there is a direct connection between your study and work you may be able to claim your tuition fees as a tax deduction. For further guidance please seek independent advice or visit the Australian Taxation Office open_in_new website.

1 year full-time ( points)

1 year part-time ( points)

A standard full-time study load at CSU is 64 points over two sessions. The points above indicate the number of points for the first year of this course based on overall full time course duration.

Actual fees will vary according to:

  • your choice of subjects and their point value
  • whether the course (and mode) allows you to study full or part-time
  • whether you want to study full or part-time

8 Points

Note: the 8 point value is a subject indicative value only. Not all CSU subjects are 8 points – refer to the CSU handbook (links in the Subject section) for actual point value for the subjects required for your course.

Payment Options

You can:

  1. pay all of your tuition fees up front direct to the university
  2. pay part of your tuition fees to the university and defer the balance via a FEE-HELP loan through the Australian Government (if eligible)
  3. defer all of your tuition fees via a FEE-HELP loan through the Australian Government (if eligible)

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1 year full-time ( points)

1 year part-time ( points)

A standard full-time study load at CSU is 64 points over two sessions. The points above indicate the number of points for the first year of this course based on overall full time course duration.

Actual fees will vary according to:

  • your choice of subjects and their point value
  • whether the course (and mode) allows you to study full or part-time
  • whether you want to study full or part-time

8 Points

Note: the 8 point value is a subject indicative value only. Not all CSU subjects are 8 points – refer to the CSU handbook (links in the Subject section) for actual point value for the subjects required for your course.

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Bachelor of Education (Health and Physical Education) specific fee details

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Any fees and offerings are correct at the date of publishing. Fees are relevant for the year selected only and are subject to change in future years.

If you are an Australian or New Zealand permanent resident find out more about domestic fees. Eligible students can defer these fees through the HELP open_in_new government student loan system.

If you are an international student, find out more about international fees.

Additional course-related expenses you may need to consider:

  • Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF)
  • Textbooks (you may be able to purchase these second-hand)
  • Travel and accommodation expenses for any workplace learning, field trips or residential schools
  • Uniforms (e.g. shirts, polo tops, scrubs or overalls)
Kaarle McCulloch (Olympian) – Bachelor of Education (Health and Physical Education)

"I chose CSU for a few reasons. My mother obtained her Masters degree online with CSU and she spoke highly of the program. CSU has been nothing but accommodating for me.”

Kaarle McCulloch (Olympian) – Bachelor of Education (Health and Physical Education)

Subjects

For each 8 point subject you are enrolled in, you should expect to spend 10 to 12 hours per week working on assignments and assigned readings, tutorial assistance, individual or group research/study, forum activity, workplace learning, and attending lectures, residential schools, or examinations.

If you are studying four subjects per session, this is equivalent to a full-time job. The workload for some subjects may vary as a result of approved course design.

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The below information is for new students. Current students should select their subjects by checking the Handbook for the year of their enrolment

The Bachelor of Education (Health and Physical Education) consists of 33 core subjects and 1 restricted elective (264 points).   The core subjects are made up of 10 exercise science discipline subjects, 11 education subjects, 1 indigenous cultural studies subject, 2 curriculum method subjects, 4 physical education subjects, 3 health subjects, a literacy subject, and a community cultural education program (0 points).  The restricted elective involves choosing between two mathematics subjects.  Subjects have a value of 8 points unless otherwise stated.

NOTE: Recent national and NSW Government changes related to pre-service teacher standards of literacy and numeracy indicate that state and/or national tests of literacy and numeracy must be satisfactorily completed by all students prior to their final professional experience placement and graduation. For this reason additional pre-requisites pertaining to literary and numeracy may be applied to subjects as required.


CORE SUBJECTS (33 subjects)

Exercise Science subjects:
EHR101 Sociocultural Foundations of Human Movement
EHR119 Anatomy & Physiology 1
EHR120 Anatomy & Physiology 2
EHR128 Understanding Research
EHR202 Human Exercise Physiology
EHR214 Skill Acquisition
EHR218 Biomechanics
EHR221 Conditioning & Physical Activity
EHR225 Growth, Motor Development & Ageing
EHR303 Contemporary Issues in Physical Activity

Education subjects:
EEA202 Managing the Classroom Environment
EED308 Adolescence & Learning
EED408 Successful Teaching
EEE405 Assessment & Reporting
ELN402 Literacy Strategies for Learning
EEP306 Pedagogy in Diverse Classrooms
ESC407 Classroom Technologies
ESS419 Principles of Inclusive Education
EPT241 Professional Experience Introduction
EPT329 Working within the Community
EPT436 Transition to the Teaching Profession

Indigenous Culture & Histories:
IKC101 Indigenous Cultures, Histories and Contemporary Realities

Curriculum Method subjects:
EMR441 Curriculum Method 1:PDHPE & Outdoor Education
EMR442 Curriculum Method 2:Senior Health, Physical, Outdoor and Environmental Education

Physical Education subjects:
EHR219 Games, Sports & Contemporary Physical Activity I
EHR223 Gymnastics and Dance
EHR114 Aquatics and Track & Field
EHR334 Games, Sports & Contemporary Physical Activity 2

Health subjects:
EHR212 Young People’s Health and Wellbeing: Perspectives and Pedagogies
EHR305 Young People and Health Advocacy
EHR129 Contemporary Perspectives of Health

Literacy subject:
LIT101 Language and Text

Community Cultural Education Program
EEB106 Community Cultural Education Program (0 points)
 

RESTRICTED ELECTIVE
MTH101 Computer Aided Mathematics 1 with Applications OR MTH105 Introductory Mathematics
 

KEY SUBJECTS
Key subjects contain critical information that students must master in order to progress in their course.  Passing a key subject is one of the indicators of satisfactory academic progress in a course.  Student must pass key subjects at no more than two attempts.  Key subjects for the Bachelor of Education (Health and Physical Education) are as follows:

LIT101 Language and Text
IKC101 Indigenous Cultures, Histories and Contemporary Realities
MTH105 Introductory Mathematics; or MTH101ComputerAided Mathematics 1 with Applications
EHR119 Anatomy & Physiology 1
EHR202 Human Exercise Physiology
EMR441 Curriculum Method 1: PDHPE

SESSION 1 (February) commencement -

Year 1 - Session 1
MTH105 Introductory Mathematics OR MTH101 Computer Aided Mathematics 1 with Applications
EHR101 Sociocultural Foundations of Human Movement
EHR119 Anatomy & Physiology 1
LIT101 Language and Text*

Year 1 - Session 2
IKC101 Indigenous Cultures, Histories and Contemporary Realities
EHR129 Contemporary Perspectives of Health
EHR120 Anatomy & Physiology 2
EHR221 Conditioning & Physical Activity

Year 1 - Session 3
EHR128 Understanding Research
EEB106 Community Cultural Education Program

Year 2 - Session 1
EHR114 Aquatics and Track & Field
EHR219 Games, Sports & Contemporary Physical Activity I
EHR202 Human Exercise Physiology
EHR225 Growth, Motor Development & Ageing

Year 2 - Session 2
EHR223 Gymnastics and Dance
EHR214 Skill Acquisition
EHR218 Biomechanics
EHR212 Young People’s Health and Wellbeing: Perspectives and Pedagogies

Year 3 - Session 1
EPT241 Professional Experience Introduction
EED408 Successful Teaching
EMR441 Curriculum Method 1: PDHPE & Outdoor Education
EEA202 Managing the Classroom Environment

Year 3 - Session 2
EEP306 Pedagogy in Diverse Classrooms
EED308 Adolescence & Learning
EHR334 Games, Sports & Contemporary Physical Activity 2
EHR303 Contemporary Issues in Physical Activity

Year 4 - Session 1
EPT329 Working within the Community
ESS419 Principles of Inclusive Education
ELN402 Literacy Strategies for Learning
ESC407 Classroom Technologies

Year 4 - Session 2
EPT436 Transition to the Teaching Profession
EEE405 Assessment & Reporting
EMR442 Curriculum Method 2: Senior Health, Physical, Outdoor and Environmental Education
EHR305 Young People and Health Advocacy
 

SESSION 2 (July) commencement -

Year 1 - Session 2
IKC101 Indigenous Cultures, Histories and Contemporary Realities
EHR221 Conditioning & Physical Activity
EHR120 Anatomy & Physiology 2
EHR129 Contemporary Perspectives of Health

Year 1 - Session 3
EEB106 Community Cultural Education Program

Year 2 - Session 1
MTH105 Introductory Mathematics OR MTH101 Computer Aided Mathematics 1 with Applications
LIT101 Language and Text
EHR101 Sociocultural Foundations of Human Movement
EHR119 Anatomy & Physiology 1

Year 2 - Session 2
EHR223 Gymnastics and Dance
EHR214 Skill Acquisition
EHR218 Biomechanics
EHR212 Young People’s Health and Wellbeing: Perspectives and Pedagogies

Year 2 - Session 3
EHR128 Understanding Research

Year 3 - Session 1
EHR114 Aquatics and Track & Field
EMR441 Curriculum Method 1: PDHPE & Outdoor Education
EPT241 Professional Experience Introduction
EED408 Successful Teaching

Year 3 - Session 2
EHR303 Contemporary Issues in Physical Activity
EEP306 Pedagogy in Diverse Classrooms
EED308 Adolescence & Learning
EMR442 Curriculum Method 2: Senior Health, Physical, Outdoor and Environmental Education

Year 4 - Session 1
EEA202 Managing the Classroom Environment
EHR225 Growth, Motor Development & Ageing
EHR219 Games, Sports & Contemporary Physical Activity I
EPT329 Working within the Community

Year 4 - Session 2
EHR305 Young People and Health Advocacy
EEE405 Assessment & Reporting
EHR334 Games, Sports & Contemporary Physical Activity II
ESC407 Classroom Technologies

Year 5 - Session 1
ELN402 Literacy Strategies for Learning
EPT436 Transition to the Teaching Profession
ESS419 Principles of Inclusive Education
EHR202 Human Exercise Physiology
 

SESSION 3 (November) commencement -

Year 1 - Session 3
IKC101 Indigenous Cultures, Histories and Contemporary Realities

Year 2 -  Session 1
MTH105 Introductory Mathematics OR MTH101 Computer Aided Mathematics 1 with Applications
EHR101 Sociocultural Foundations of Human Movement
EHR119 Anatomy & Physiology 1
LIT101 Language and Text

Year 2 - Session 2
EHR129 Contemporary Perspectives of Health
EHR120 Anatomy & Physiology 2
EHR221 Conditioning & Physical Activity

Year 2 - Session 3
EHR128 Understanding Research
EEB106 Community Cultural Education Program

Year 3 - Session 1
EHR114 Aquatics and Track & Field
EHR219 Games, Sports & Contemporary Physical Activity I
EHR202 Human Exercise Physiology
EHR225 Growth, Motor Development & Ageing

Year 3 - Session 2
EHR223 Gymnastics and Dance
EHR214 Skill Acquisition
EHR218 Biomechanics
EHR212 Young People’s Health and Wellbeing: Perspectives and Pedagogies

Year 4 - Session 1
EPT241 Professional Experience Introduction
EMR441 Curriculum Method 1: PDHPE & Outdoor Education
EEA202 Managing the Classroom Environment
EED408 Successful Teaching

Year 4 - Session 2
EHR303 Contemporary Issues in Physical Activity
EEP306 Pedagogy in Diverse Classrooms
EED308 Adolescence & Learning
EHR334 Games, Sports & Contemporary Physical Activity II

Year 5 - Session 1
EPT329 Working within the Community
ESS419 Principles of Inclusive Education
ELN402 Literacy Strategies for Learning
ESC407 Classroom Technologies

Year 5 - Session 2
EPT436 Transition to the Teaching Profession
EEE405 Assessment & Reporting
EMR442 Curriculum Method 2: Senior Health, Physical, Outdoor and Environmental Education
EHR305 Young People and Health Advocacy
 

*It is recommended that the subject LIT101 be undertaken within the first year of study.  It is normally offered in both Sessions 1 and 3.

Graduation requirements

As a CSU student, throughout your course you have a responsibility to continue to develop skills in English language, literacy and numeracy as appropriate to your discipline. This ongoing development will enable you to effectively participate in your course and graduate prepared to enter the workforce.

Minimum Graduation Requirements

To graduate students need to accrue 264 credit points by successfully passing the 33 subjects set out in the recommended course structure.

Additional Graduation Requirements

Nil

Support

Finishing high school this year? Taking a few years off to find out what you really want to do in life? Need to attend classes from anywhere in the world?

When you study with CSU, we’ll be with you all the way, helping you develop your study and academic skills in person, online or over the phone. Whatever your situation, Student Central is your first point of call as a CSU student. Our friendly support team can answer all your questions, whether you are studying on campus or online.

When you study with CSU, we’ll be with you all the way, helping you develop your study and academic skills in person, online or over the phone. Whatever your situation, Student Central is your first point of call as a CSU student. Our friendly support team can answer all your questions, whether you are studying on campus or online.

When it comes to postgraduate study, we understand that having the right kind of support is key to your success. You’ll enjoy flexible learning that allows you to fit study into your life, at a time that suits you. Our team are only a phone call or email away and you can even use our online chat for any questions you may have. We can also help you connect with scholarships, grants, loans, and assistance that can make further study affordable. At CSU, we’re with you every step of the way.

As a HDR candidate, we recognise you’ll need specialised support to help you achieve your research goals. Our dedicated Research Office is your central point of contact for researchers and supervisors. CSU also has a number of Research Support Services designed to support researchers, supervisors and HDR candidates across their research endeavours and careers. Academic and personal support is available including Indigenous services, international support, counselling, disability services, equity and diversity, health information, spiritual support, mentoring, child care support, professional development and more.

Prospective Higher Degree by Research candidates may apply for a scholarship to cover their tuition fees, living costs and research costs. Please visit the CSU Higher Degree by Research Scholarships for more information. The main round of Australian Government funded Research Training Program scholarships is normally open for applications in September and October each year.

We have a wide range of scholarships available to help you with the costs of studying at CSU. There are scholarships based on academic performance or your personal circumstances. Other scholarships and grants cover specific costs like accommodation and textbooks, and some offer funds that you can use in any way to enhance your university experience. Find a scholarship to suit your needs and apply now.

Indigenous students can access the Indigenous Academic Success Program (IASP). This free program is available to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students enrolled at CSU. It gives you one-on-one access to tutors to help you with your assessments and prepare you for exams.

International students

Gain an internationally recognised qualification with CSU at one of our vibrant regional campuses, or study online from the comfort of your own home - anywhere in the world!

You can also study accounting, business and information technology courses at a CSU Study Centre in Brisbane, Melbourne or Sydney.

Browse through the tabs below for more information or visit our International website to discover more about an Australian university experience like no other.

Please note: if you choose to study online with CSU, the course study mode will not meet necessary requirements for granting Australian student visas.

There are minimum Academic and English Language requirements for admission to CSU courses. These requirements ensure that our students have the best chance for success. Minimum requirements can vary from country to country, so please take some time to review our entry requirements  before starting your application. If you cannot find the requirements for your country please contact us.

At CSU, we understand that you are making a financial investment in your future and we want to make sure that you receive the best value for money for your education. That’s why our students enjoy more affordable course tuition fees than other Australian universities, while still receiving a high standard of education.

Tuition fees are set for the duration of your course and don’t go up each year.

CSU Alumni receive a discount on fee-paying postgraduate courses – so if you study your bachelor’s degree with us, and decide to continue your studies at CSU, you could save 10 per cent off your postgraduate tuition.

Please note: whether you study on campus or online, textbooks and other items that you may be required to purchase during your study are not included in the tuition fees.

More information on tuition and other fees.

More information on fees for on-campus study in Australia.

Aside from course tuition fees, all students who choose to study on campus incur other fees such as accommodation, Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF), Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) and other living expenses.

If you choose to study online, some subjects may require you to attend compulsory residential schools in Australia. Residential schools are held on campus in Australia for up to five days during certain sessions.

Please check the residential schools tab in the Course highlights section above (or your offer of admission if your application is successful) for more information on which subjects may have a residential school component.

Online courses for international students do not meet the requirement for an Australian Student Visa, therefore you will need to check that you can obtain an appropriate visa for any residential school session. For more information about visas, visit the Australian Government Department of Immigration and Border Protection. More information about residential schools can be found on our Future Students Hub.

CSU campuses offer a uniquely Australian living experience. Most of our campuses have accommodation on-site with many of the buildings nestled among gum trees with native wildlife like kangaroos and kookaburras sharing the space. Off-campus accommodation options can also be arranged.

Few universities in Australia can match the range of accommodation available at CSU’s campuses. Campus life offers all the facilities of a small village with community spirit, helping you to meet lots of new friends while living in a safe and secure environment.

Find out more about CSU’s accommodation options.

Whether you choose to study online or on campus, our international support services can make all the difference. From managing visa requirements to study support, and career advice, we’ve got you covered and our friendly staff will help make your university experience one you will never forget.

At CSU, we work with trained international recruitment agents in more than 40 countries to help you find the course and study option that is right for you. Our agents can assist you to apply for study either on campus in Australia or online. Depending on your country of citizenship you may be required to apply to CSU via an agent. Visit our International agents page for more information.

How to apply

Applying to CSU is easy. Choose how you want to apply below, or get in touch with CSU and we can help you with your application.

Universities Admissions Centre
(UAC)

Are you a school leaver wanting to study on campus?

Important dates

30 Sep 2017
UAC on time applications close

Victorian Tertiary Admissions Centre
(VTAC)

Want to study at Albury-Wodonga Campus and don’t live in NSW or ACT?

Important dates

16 Jan 2018
VTAC first round offers released

Charles Sturt University
(CSU)

Are you a non-school leaver or do you want to study online?

Important dates

1 Dec 2017
2018 Session 1 Late Application date

23 Feb 2018
2018 Session 2 Applications open

27 Apr 2018
2018 Session 2 Application closing date

Check the full list of application dates open_in_new

Apply direct to CSU

Are you a non-school leaver or do you want to study online?

Important dates

1 Dec 2017
2018 Session 1 Late Application date

23 Feb 2018
2018 Session 2 Applications open

27 Apr 2018
2018 Session 2 Application closing date

Check the full list of application dates open_in_new

Apply anytime

Applications for our research degrees can be lodged at any time. Before applying, you should make contact with the appropriate Sub-Dean of Graduate Studies.

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