Secondary PDHPE Education, Major (0356)

  • Effective from: Spring 2024
  • Western Sydney University Major Code: 0356

Available to students in other Western Sydney University programs?  No

The Secondary PDHPE Education Major will provide students with 60 credit points of PDHPE discipline knowledge and 20 credit points of PDHPE pedagogy and curriculum knowledge. Together with completion of subjects in the Bachelor of Education (Secondary), this Major will enable students to meet requirements to graduate from the Bachelor of Education (Secondary) with the PDHPE teaching area. The Secondary PDHPE Education Major will span the Foundation and Development phases of the Bachelor of Education (Secondary), enabling students to develop strong pedagogical content knowledge, an understanding of evidence-based pedagogies, and skills in using assessment and feedback to guide and enhance student learning.

Location

Campus Mode Advice
Penrith Campus Internal Dr Nathan Berger

Major Structure

  • Please note: Subjects that are part of the majors are subject to availability. Students may need to travel to different campuses to complete some of these subjects.

Students must successfully complete 80 credit points as follows.

Start-year intake

Plan of Study Grid
Year 1
Autumn sessionCredit Points
HLTH 1020 Foundations of HPE 10
 Credit Points10
Spring session
SPRT 1009 Exercise Performance and Health 10
 Credit Points10
Year 2
Autumn session
SPRT 3023 Advanced HPE and Sport Leadership 10
 Credit Points10
Spring session
SPRT 2013 Leading Games and Sports 10
NATS 2040 Physical Activity, Nutrition and Health 10
 Credit Points20
Year 3
Autumn session
SPRT 3005 Contemporary Youth Health Issues 10
 Credit Points10
Spring session
TEAC 3057PDHPE Curriculum 7-10 10
 Credit Points10
Year 4
Autumn session
TEAC 4023PDHPE Curriculum 11-12 10
 Credit Points10
 Total Credit Points80

Mid-year intake

Plan of Study Grid
Year 1
Spring sessionCredit Points
SPRT 1009 Exercise Performance and Health 10
 Credit Points10
Autumn session
HLTH 1020 Foundations of HPE 10
 Credit Points10
Year 2
Spring session
SPRT 2013 Leading Games and Sports 10
NATS 2040 Physical Activity, Nutrition and Health 10
 Credit Points20
Autumn session
SPRT 3005 Contemporary Youth Health Issues 10
 Credit Points10
Year 3
Spring session
TEAC 3057PDHPE Curriculum 7-10 10
 Credit Points10
Autumn session
SPRT 3023 Advanced HPE and Sport Leadership 10
 Credit Points10
Year 4
Autumn session
TEAC 4023PDHPE Curriculum 11-12 10
 Credit Points10
 Total Credit Points80