Course Description

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.


4 years full time,

Starting dates

March, July, November

Graduate Rating

Graduates of Teacher Education undergraduate courses at Charles Sturt University (CSU) rated their degrees as follows:

Teaching quality: 60.3% (national average 59.9%)
Improved skills: 72.8% (national average 77.9%)
Overall satisfaction: 71.9% (national average 77.8%)

The ratings above refer to the proportion of surveyed graduates who agreed with the statement about their undergraduate degree from Charles Sturt University (CSU). You can find out more about these results here.

Employment Outcomes

Graduates of Teacher Education undergraduate courses at Charles Sturt University (CSU) had the following employment outcomes:

Employed full time: 82.8% (national average 77.5%)
Studying full time: 4.1% (national average 7.4%)
Median full time salary: $62,600 (national average $62,000)

You can find out more about employment outcome results here.

Course codes

CRICOS Code: 036168A

Entry Requirements

Essential requirements for admission

Higher CSU English Language Proficiency requirements

For International students from non-English-speaking backgrounds: an overall IELTS (or equivalent) score of 7. 5 (with no score below 7 in reading and writing, and a score of no less than 8 in speaking and listening).

Demonstrate minimum capability in the Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership (AITSL) non-academic attribute and motivation requirements for effective teachers.

Applicants with higher education study

Successful completion of at least two university level subjects (AQF level Associate Degree or higher) demonstrating a reasonable prospect of success through the Grade Point Average (GPA) gained in these studies.