The Physical Activity minor focuses on developing the skills and knowledge needed to help people and communities make healthier choices and become more physically active.
This minor is a great addition to your degree to gain skills in promoting wellbeing through sports and other activities.
- Choose from a variety of health and sport courses such as nutrition, injury and rehabilitation, sporting culture, and team coaching
- You can follow up your studies with a one-year teaching degree to become a qualified health or physical education teacher
Physical Activity minor
For the minor in the Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of Health Sciences, Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Social and Environmental Sustainability, Bachelor of Sport Coaching, or Bachelor of Youth and Community Leadership, complete the following courses:
- Choose five courses from the course list, with at least three above 100-level
Studying Physical Activity is a great choice for anyone wanting to help with common health issues and attitudes to fitness. You will have the technical knowledge of exercise and movement science, as well as the management and teaching skills to support people in their wellbeing.
Some career pathways could include:
- Health promotion
- Programme coordinator
- Community development
Find out more about what you can do with a degree in Health Sciences.
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