Western Sydney University
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3 years full-time
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You love sport, keeping fit, and want a career where you can make a difference. A rewarding career in the health profession starts with this Bachelor of Health Science (Health and Physical Education) course from Western Sydney University.
Designed for students seeking to take the first step in a rewarding career helping people, this broad-based course offers the foundation skills and knowledge required to understand and apply holistic concepts of health and physical activity. In this course, you'll gain a strong foundation in general health sciences, including human biology, health systems, health promotion and research.
Western Sydney University's facilities are state-of-the-art, and students have the opportunity to use them to apply new knowledge to real-life situations. You'll have access to a world-class gymnasium and dance studio during your studies.
This course offers flexible paths while you decide what's best for your career. Western Sydney University's integrated suite of health science programs means you can transfer to another health science stream at the end of your first year if you wish, to make sure your degree works for you.
If you're after a rewarding career sharing your love of sport and fitness with others to help unlock health, this course is your first career step.
In this health course, the subjects you may study include:
When you join Western Sydney University you’re also joining an engaged online community of fellow students and academics, who are committed to helping you succeed during your studies.
Whether you're studying on-campus or online, students will have access to student advisors, specially trained online learning advisors, access to online assignment assistance to ensure your work is always on the right track, student welfare services including professional counselling, plus stay in touch with other students via WSU’s specially-built digital portal.
Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a Bachelor of Health Science (Health and Physical Education) from Western Sydney University.
This degree will equip you with the skills, knowledge and experience required to seek work across a range of roles in the health and fitness sector. Upon completion of this course, you may choose to work as a personal trainer, sports coach, research assistant, sports development officer, local sports administration or in community health policy.
This degree is a popular pathway to a Master of Teaching degree, for students looking to start careers in teaching. If this is your path, this course allows for elective units that help prepare you for the future, ensuring your study is tailored to what suits you best.
Wondering where a career in education could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:
Western Sydney University offers flexible payment options for students.
If you are an Australian citizen, you may be eligible to receive a government HECS-HELP loan, meaning you can defer payment of your fees. Alternatively, you can pay your degree fees upfront.
This course can be paid for through the HECS-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, you may not need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees directly to the provider on your behalf. You'll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $45,881 (2019-20 income year).
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