In a nutshell
The Bachelor of Dance Education is delivered through the Australian College of Physical Education (ACPE) as a specialist professional qualification unique to Australia.
Units are provided by experienced and highly qualified professionals, ready to empower you with all the knowledge and skills needed to become a PDHPE and dance teacher. By combining health, dance, teaching, and physical education in one degree, you’ll be able to study all your passions at once. We outshine competitors in the Quality Indicators of Learning and Trust (QILT) Student Experience Survey. Compared to other education providers and universities, ACPE ranked number 1 for Education courses in Australia for learning resources and skills development.
The Bachelor of Dance Education is endorsed by the NSW Education Standards Authority.
Study dance at ACPE
What you’ll need
Australian College of Physical Education (ACPE) are not ATAR dependent.
Applicants for Initial Teacher Education (ITE) courses must meet both the academic entry requirements of the New South Wales Education Standards Authority (NESA) - or their equivalent, AND be able to demonstrate to the satisfaction of ACPE your suitability for entry into an ITE program. You may be granted direct or indirect entry into an Education degree. All applicants must complete a dance workshop before entry.
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In this dance education course, the subjects you will study include:
- Dance Composition
- Understanding Health
- Skill Acquisition
- Dance History
- Dance Production
- Popular Dance Styles
- Musculoskeletal Anatomy and Physiology
- Classroom Skills I
- Curriculum Planning for Learning and Teaching HPE I
- Classical Dance Styles
- Practices in Movement
- Professional Experience 1
- Child and Adolescent Development
- Curriculum Planning for Learning and Teaching in Dance
- Dance Analysis
- Theory & Application of Playing Sport
- Professional Experience 2
- Classroom Skills II
- Curriculum Planning for Learning and Teaching in HPE II
- Dance Composition II
- Contemporary Youth Health
- Professional Experience 3
- Social Influences and Student Diversity
- Curriculum Planning for Learning and Teaching in Dance II
- Dance Performance
- Elements of Movement
- Teaching Skills: Dance Studio
- Youth Health & Resilience
- The Inclusive Classroom
- Applied Exercise Physiology
- Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Education
- Current Issues: A Teaching Research Project
- Dance and Technology
- Literacy for Learning and Teaching
- Professional Experience 4
Why Australian College of Physical Education?
The Australian College of Physical Education (ACPE) is one of Australia’s leading education providers when it comes to all things sports management, applied fitness, dance and physical education. Students here will graduate with the training to work as fitness professionals as well as the knowledge to manage their own businesses.
ACPE is one of the oldest higher education providers in NSW, providing a premier learning experience for over 100 years. By gaining your qualification at ACPE, you will receive a nationally recognised credential and have access to world-class athletic facilities and training that draws in students from all over the globe.
A key value for the team at the Australian College of Physical Education (ACPE) is to ensure their staff and students are well supported and are encouraged to develop both personally and professionally.
ACPE has a Student Learning Services (SLS) resource centre which is a student’s hub for all things relating to academic skills and success throughout their studies. Students also have access to SMARTTHINKING - an online service that gives students 24-hour access to academic tutors and resources.
This course can be delivered on campus to provide you with practical training in a face-to-face learning environment. It is available to study at the following locations: