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Health and Physical Education Specialisation


This specialisation provides students with the opportunity to further develop their knowledge, understanding and skills to teach Health and Physical Education.

It highlights the importance of Health and Physical Education in the Australian Curriculum and its influence on the learning, development, health and well-being of children. The specialisation units examine contemporary issues, trends and learning activities in Health and Physical Education within varied contexts. Special emphasis is placed on strategies for greater pupil involvement in the learning process and the development of cross curricular skills. Particular focus is given to developing additional depth of understanding of expert content knowledge, pedagogical content knowledge and highly effective classroom teaching in Health and Physical Education.



Availability & Campus

JO - Joondalup BU - South West ML - Mount Lawley OL - Online



Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
PHE6304Advanced Studies of Teaching Physical Education10
FMS6020Fundamental Movement Skills and Games Education10
HPE6020Teaching Health Education10

For more detailed unit information for this Specialisation take a look at our Handbook. To organise your life for next semester visit the Semester timetable.

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Career Opportunities

Employment opportunities

The Master of Teaching (Primary) qualifies graduates to teach junior, middle and upper primary students in government and non-government schools.

Possible future job titles

Teacher, Primary Teacher, Health and Physical Education Teacher

This Specialisation can be studied in the following courses

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