Shortest full-time duration
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Do you want to educate young people on the importance of health and physical activity - for themselves and for happier, healthier communities? This specialisation will qualify you to teach adolescents (12-18 years of age) health, including human development, physical education, and a third area of your choice. This could be outdoor education and environmental studies, biology with a focus on exercise physiology, business, geography, mathematics or social education.
The skills you attain including coaching and leadership expertise will be in demand in schools and the broader community.
You'll be well prepared for a future as a leading health and physical educator in a range of schools, community, recreational and sporting settings.
Travel between campuses may be required.
This course sits as part of a larger group of courses. For more information refer to the Education group.
Accredited by relevant Australian professional authorities.
For information see http://www.monash.edu.au/pubs/handbooks/undergrad/edu-04.html.
The type of careers this qualification leads to may include Community centre coordinator, Health centre trainer, Secondary health and physical education teaching.
At least 80 days of professional experience will provide you with hands-on teaching practice in secondary schools. Outdoor education and environmental studies students undertake additional fieldwork experience.
Monash's scholarships program is one of the most generous in Australia. Our scholarships celebrate the accomplishments of the country's highest achieving secondary school students, whilst providing a substantial number of scholarships to assist those who have experienced educational disadvantage to participate and succeed at Monash. Further information regarding Monash scholarships is available at www.monash.edu/scholarships.
Successful completion of all eight units with a 60% average in the Diploma of Tertiary Studies - Education will enable participants to gain admission into Secondary Health and Physical Education (Honours).