Study a health and physical education teaching degree at the University of Newcastle and graduate with world-class teaching skills.

Bachelor of Teaching (Secondary) / Bachelor of Health and Physical Education

Why study with us?

Study teaching at the University of Newcastle

Graduate with a health and physical education teaching degree at the University of Newcastle and promote a healthy future. 

The health of the nation is a major issue in today's world. Health and physical education teachers have a vital role to play in helping students develop the knowledge, skills, values and attitudes to lead healthy lifestyles.

The Bachelor of Teaching (Secondary)/Bachelor of Health and Physical Education program at the University of Newcastle develops graduates who have the knowledge, skills and dispositions necessary for a highly successful career in health and physical education.

The School of Education at the University of Newcastle is the largest provider of on-campus initial teacher education in Australia. Our teaching degree aims to develop graduates who are inspirational teachers with the capability to act professionally, ethically and effectively in their Secondary school destinations. They are insightful scholars that actively engage in rational enquiry into curriculum, policy and practice and they are innovative leaders that play a constructive role in public discourse on and beyond education.

Graduates of the Bachelor of Teaching (Secondary)/Bachelor of Health and Physical Education degree will be eligible for registration with the NSW Institute of Teachers.

What you will study