Bachelor of Education (Health and Physical Education and Health Science) (43H)

Overview  2019

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Duration

Minimum 4 Years, up to a maximum of 9 Years

Duration

Duration refers to the minimum and maximum amounts of time in which this course can be completed. It will be affected by whether you choose to study full or part time, noting that some programs are only available part time.

Location

This course may not be available to international students. Please see the list of distance courses (i.e. online and taken outside Australia) that are offered to international students

This course is in teach out and therefore not available from 2015

The program is informed by core theoretical knowledge, evidence-based practice and underpinned by a strong theory-practice nexus enacted in collaboration with appropriate employing authorities. At the core of the program is the pre-service teacher who is educated to:

  • Have ownership of a reasoned and critical perspective
  • Have capacity to operate inclusively in highly diverse contexts
  • Have curricular and pedagogical competence
  • Be appropriately collaborative and context-honouring in a community of learners
  • Have capacity to be resilient learners who make evidence-based lifelong contributions to their field

The course content and practical experience provides theoretical and practical opportunities to practice what is learned in a safe and supportive environment.

Career outcomes

Graduates of this course will be qualified to teach in primary and secondary schools (public and private sector) Australia-wide and internationally.

Professional Recognition

Teacher registration (Tasmanian Teachers Registration Board)

Course structure

Compulsory reverse major

Year 1
Choose 1 introductory unit from the following list:

Together with Chemistry 1B, this is a core unit for the Chemistry major, and for Environmental Science, Science, Laboratory Medicine and Medical Research students, providing them with the fundamental knowledge and concepts in inorganic, organic and physical chemistry. Inorganic Chemistry…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit explores the chemistry of skeletal muscles - bonding and interactions that allow muscles to work, and nutrient cycles - carbon, nitrogen and phosphorus - reactions and their conditions. Through these themes, this unit covers introductory chemistry for students…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Choose 1 introductory unit from the following list:

This unit is designed to provide students with the foundation knowledge and skills necessary for continuing study, particularly in the areas of anatomy, physiology and exercise science. It is designed to introduce students to the basic unit of life; the…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Introduces a systematic study of the structure and functioning of the human body, including the skeletal, muscular, nervous, endocrine, lymphatic and defence systems.…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Together with Chemistry 1A, this is a core unit for the Chemistry major, and for Environmental Science, Science, Laboratory Medicine and Medical Research students, providing them with the fundamental knowledge and concepts in inorganic, organic and physical chemistry. Organic Chemistry…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Year 2
Compulsory intermediate units

Continues the study of the structure and functioning of the various systems of the human body begun in CXA172, including the cardiovascular and respiratory systems, urinary system and fluid, electrolyte and acid-base balance, reproductive and digestive systems.…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This unit examines the physiological response to exercise, the physiological adaptations to exercise training and the regulation of exercise performance. Topics covered in this unit include respiratory, cardiac and muscle physiology, the role of the central nervous system in exercise,…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Year 3
Compulsory advanced units

This unit provides an overview of the origins and principles of health promotion and its rationale. Students will develop an understanding of the strategies, methods and theories used in health promotion, to meet the needs of diverse population groups in…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This is the third physical activity laboratory unit in the sequence of four. This unit is a practically based unit and is designed to develop your ability to teach dance, gymnastics and sport education. An emphasis is also placed on…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Students develop teaching expertise needed to design and administer effective health and physical education lessons. Content includes an understanding of the nature, content, scope and sequence of experiences appropriate for health and physical education programs, organisational skills for lesson presentation,…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Choose 1 advanced unit from the following list:

The prevention of and rehabilitation from injury facilitates participation in lifelong physical activity. This unit was designed to teach practitioners of human movement how to prevent, identify, treat, manage, and rehabilitate sport- and activity-related injuries. In order to successfully pass…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This unit develops knowledge and skills in the area of sports coaching, with a large emphasis placed on coaching pedagogy highlighting the social, cultural and pedagogical concepts underpinning good coaching practice. It also touches on the application of sports science…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Psychological factors are recognised as having an important part to play in the attainment of success in all achievement contexts. Increasingly, there is a demand for health professionals to deliver non-clinical programmes designed to complement and integrate with other health…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Compulsory major

Year 1
Compulsory introductory units

Literacy centres on effectively communicating in ways that are appropriate to the discipline, audience and purpose. In a world which is increasingly multimodal and digital, literacy also involves communicating with others using ICTs, multimedia, video, music and other forms appropriate…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit introduces students to the curriculum and pedagogy associated with teaching secondary mathematics (Grades 7 to 10). The unit models and provides opportunities for students to engage with rich tasks, problem solving and differentiating the curriculum using examples from…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Year 2
Compulsory intermediate units

This is the second physical activity laboratory unit in the sequence of four. The relevance of this unit to the real life context is that the focus will be on "teaching games" because the playing of games is an activity…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This unit explores sport and physical activity from a sociological perspective. It will encourage students to critically examine issues related to participation in sport and physical activity, with an emphasis on enhancing participation opportunities and experiences for all members of…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Year 3
Compulsory advanced units

This Unit considers the application of research, theories, and concepts of behavioural science into lifestyle coaching within a variety of contexts, such as fitness, rehabilitation, and education. Aspects covered include the principles of health coaching, stages of motivational readiness for…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This Unit focuses on the nature of inclusive education in the 21st century, with an emphasis on diversity and exceptionality. Based on a philosophical foundation that values every child/student and acknowledges the right of every child/student to the most appropriate…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 1
Cradle CoastSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

The focus of this unit is a theoretical and practical exploration of ethics in relation to education and teacher identity. It encourages you to consider how particular philosophical ideas inform educational values, how these values relate to your identity as…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 2
Cradle CoastSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Choose 1 advanced unit from the following list:

The prevention of and rehabilitation from injury facilitates participation in lifelong physical activity. This unit was designed to teach practitioners of human movement how to prevent, identify, treat, manage, and rehabilitate sport- and activity-related injuries. In order to successfully pass…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This unit develops knowledge and skills in the area of sports coaching, with a large emphasis placed on coaching pedagogy highlighting the social, cultural and pedagogical concepts underpinning good coaching practice. It also touches on the application of sports science…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Psychological factors are recognised as having an important part to play in the attainment of success in all achievement contexts. Increasingly, there is a demand for health professionals to deliver non-clinical programmes designed to complement and integrate with other health…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Year 4

Compulsory advanced units

This introductory course in adapted physical activity prepares pre-service educators to meet the needs of diverse learners by requiring candidates to effectively demonstrate the application of pedagogical strategies to teach children with disabilities physical activity, the use of appropriate assessment…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit is the final of the four physical activity laboratory units. This unit is devoted to developing knowledge of, skills and competence in a wide range of sports. You will gain an in-depth understanding of teaching skills in sports…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This Unit extends your understanding of the emotional, intellectual, spiritual, interpersonal, social and environmental dimensions of health and wellness. The content focuses on critical aspects of social and emotional learning (SEL) to ensure you can successfully implement a program of…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Work in this unit represents a culmination of your teacher education journey and is an important bridge to your ongoing development as a professional. Through engagement with a range of blended learning activities and the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 2
Cradle CoastSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Motor learning is a foundational area of human movement. An advanced knowledge of motor learning will allow for a greater understanding of the underlying processes responsible for the acquisition and performance of motor skills. Movement educators, whether they are teachers,…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This unit will familiarize students with the scientific principles of comparative movement analysis. The students will also be introduced to the underlying physiological and bio-mechanical principles behind evaluation of movement errors and interventional program design, with principles of strength and…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

In the previous Units of the HPE Pedagogy sequence, you have undertaken teaching and learning experiences to prepare for forthcoming School Experience sessions, particularly in terms of understanding and planning for the nature, scope, content and experiences appropriate for Health…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Students are enabled to constructively consider Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander issues, histories, cultures and perspectives in the curriculum. The unit has four foci which are integrated: identity/ nationalism, history, ethics, and pedagogy. It considers these foci as they relate…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 2
LauncestonSpring school (extended)

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Entry requirements

Normal minimum University admission requirements apply.The School of Education strongly encourages all students to maintain regular contact with an educational context. For this reason, volunteering in an educational setting or classroom is highly recommended for all students, regardless of study mode or pattern of attendance.

International students will require an overall IELTS average of 7.0 with no band lower than 6.5 and DEAP overall 70% (65% writing).

General entry requirements

Online applications

International students

Students who have undertaken an appropriate course at another Australian or overseas institution of further education or TAFE college may apply to receive credit for such study. Applications for credit can be made upon application to the Bachelor of Education course.Honours, Postgraduate coursework

Fees & scholarships

Domestic students

Domestic students enrolled in a full fee paying place are charged the Student Services and Amenities Fee but this fee is incorporated in the fees you pay for each unit you enrol in. Full fee paying domestic students do not have to make any additional SSAF payments.

Domestic students enrolled in a Commonwealth supported place will be charged a fee based on the number of units a student enrols in. In 2018, this fee is $44.70 per unit. In 2018, the maximum charge for full time students is $298.

Scholarships

For information on general scholarships available at the University of Tasmania, please visit the scholarships website.

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