Bachelor of Health Science (HPE) - Pathway to Teaching (Secondary)

Applications Open

Ranked in the top two percent of unis worldwide, Western offers you a world-class education that will have you ready for life after uni. With a wide range of courses to help you thrive in the workplaces of tomorrow, Western is the perfect place to discover your UNLIMITED potential.

If you're ready to secure your future with a degree from Western, applications are now open to commence study for the remainder of 2020 or in 2021. 

Health Science Teaching at Western

In this course, you can study general health science, such as human biology, health systems, health promotion and research.

Gain access to world-class facilities, including a new gymnasium, exercise and sport science lab, renovated dance facilities, football fields multi-purpose courts, and synthetic hockey pitches.

This course is specifically designed for students to continue on to the Master of Teaching, providing the necessary knowledge and qualifications for a career as a secondary Health and Physical Education (HPE) teacher. While this course is structured for aspiring HPE teachers, you may also gain a second teaching area by studying certain electives, such as Science and Mathematics.

Start teaching sooner

Get early access to Education Studies units when you do an Education Studies sub-major.

Professional accreditation

Graduates may be eligible to apply for accreditation with the NSW Institute of Teachers following the successful completion of a recognised teaching qualification.

Course structure

The course structure is outlined in our handbook. Here you can view all of the units (subjects) you will be studying.

Fees and delivery

Fees: Varies depending on units selected. View available units in our handbook.

For further information, please visit: Student Contribution Bands

Delivery: On campus

Fees: AUD $28,098* 

Delivery: On campus

HSC True Reward

Our HSC True Reward early offer program will give you much-needed peace of mind, during a year of disruption. Acknowledging your hard work, our HSC True Reward program provides you with the opportunity to receive an early offer
to Western based on your Year 11* or Year 12 subject results and not your ATAR.

Applications for our HSC True Reward program are now open.

*Those that apply based on their Year 11 results will need to successfully complete the HSC.



Start your unlimited journey today.

"WSU is definitely a great place to study. Why travel any further when everything you need is right here."

— Ryan Elston. Bachelor of Health Science (Pathway to Teaching Secondary).

World-class facilities

  • Exercise and Sport Science laboratory
  • UniClinic training facility
  • Gym
  • Dance facilities
  • Multi-purpose courts
  • Football fields
  • Synthetic hockey pitches

Apply now and start your unlimited journey.

Study a double degree

A double-degree gives you the ultimate edge. Be at the forefront of your field.
Achieve your unlimited potential.


*The tuition fees quoted above are the fees for the normal full-time study load of the course (80 credit points) per annum. International students will be subject to a variable fee regime; i.e. enrolled students will be required to pay fees during their course based on the approved fee for each calendar year. Fee changes (if any) will occur at 1 January each calendar year. Students who extend their course past the normal finish date of the course will be required to pay additional fees based on the prevailing fee level. Western Sydney University is a multi-campus institution. The University reserves the right to alter the location of its courses between campuses and other locations as necessary. Students should be aware of the possibility of change of location for the whole or part of courses for which they enrol and should plan for the need to travel between Western Sydney campuses.