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Undergraduate | CUR-EDP255 | 2023

Health and Physical Education

Previously CUR-EDP383

Course information for 2023 intake

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Appreciate the factors that dictate the importance of health and physical education within the curriculum. Gain knowledge of children's physical and social development to instill positive attitudes towards personal health and activity in learners.

Study method
100% online
Assessments
100% online
Entry requirements
Part of a degree
Duration
13 weeks

Start dates

  • 29 May 2023
  • 27 Nov 2023
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Price from

$515

Upfront cost

$0

HECS-HELP and FEE-HELP available

About this subject

  • At the completion of this subject students will be able to:

    1. create learning opportunities that promote the safe development of health and physical literacy for a diversity of children by applying discipline knowledge about health, movement and physical activity that embraces understandings of socio-cultural contexts and social justice
    2. demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the research context, rationale, content, substance and structure of the Health and Physical Education Primary School curriculum
    3. demonstrate safe, effective strategies to teach the curriculum including the capacity to apply theoretical knowledge to assessing children’s needs, and planning interventions
    4. demonstrate understanding of professional responsibilities regarding wellbeing and safety within the school, school system, curriculum and legislative requirements.

Entry requirements

Part of a degree

To enrol in this subject you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:

Core

  • CUR-BED-DEG-2023 - Bachelor of Education (Primary Education)

Elective

  • CUR-FAST-DEG-2023 - Fast track your Curtin on campus study

Prior study

You must either have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject, or currently be enrolled in the following subject(s) in a prior study period; or enrol in the following subject(s) to study prior to this subject:

one of

Please note that your enrolment in this subject is conditional on successful completion of these prerequisite subject(s). If you study the prerequisite subject(s) in the study period immediately prior to studying this subject, your result for the prerequisite subject(s) will not be finalised prior to the close of enrolment. In this situation, should you not complete your prerequisite subject(s) successfully you should not continue with your enrolment in this subject. If you are currently enrolled in the prerequisite subject(s) and believe you may not complete these all successfully, it is your responsibility to reschedule your study of this subject to give you time to re-attempt the prerequisite subject(s).

Equivalent subjects

You should not enrol in this subject if you have successfully completed any of the following subject(s) because they are considered academically equivalent:

  • CUR-EDP383 (Not currently available)

Additional requirements

No additional requirements

Study load

0.125 EFTSL

This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.

Equivalent full time study load (EFTSL) is one way to calculate your study load. One (1.0) EFTSL is equivalent to a full-time study load for one year.

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Student feedback

16 student respondents between: 03 Dec 2022 - 08 Sept 2023.

87%of students felt the study load was manageable

100%of students felt this subject helped them gain relevant skills

Related degrees

Once you’ve completed this subject it can be credited towards one of the following degrees

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