La Trobe University

Bachelor of Physical, Health and Outdoor Education


Semester starts
Semester 1 (March)
3 years
Annual tuition fee (A$)

The Bachelor of Physical, Health and Outdoor Education prepares you to enter the education / training profession. It covers a range of topics including environmental and sustainability education, safety and risk management, leadership, exercise physiology, sports biomechanics, movement studies and skill analysis. The course serves as a pathway into a Master's Degree for those graduates wishing to qualify as teachers.

Entry requirements

Subject prerequisites

VCE English Units 3 and 4 study score of at least 30, or at least 25 in English as an Additional Language (EAL). VCE Units 1 and 2: satisfactory completion in two units (any study combination) of General Mathematics or Mathematical Methods or Units 3 and 4: any Mathematics.

English language requirement

International English Language Testing System (IELTS) - Academic module with an average band score of 7.0 across all four skill areas of speaking, listening, reading and writing - where there is no score below 6.5 in any of the four skills areas.

Career outcomes

Teacher in schools

Fees and costs

Annual tuition fee (A$)



Scholarships are available for both current and future students. Find out what La Trobe scholarship opportunities might be available to you.

How to apply

Apply now or ask us a question if you need more help. You can also call us on +61 3 9627 4805.

Additional information

All applicants must complete and submit a Personal Statement. Your statement must include information in relation to the following personal attributes: motivation to teach; interpersonal and communication skills; personal strengths; and learning goals.

See Student Handbook for more details

The Handbook contains detailed course information designed for enrolled students, including course structures, electives and options. The delivery of this course can vary between campuses. For detailed information please select the relevant campus:

CRICOS code: 093394G