UQ is ranked 1st in Australia and 2nd in the world for sports-related subjects according to the 2021 QS World University Rankings.

If you are inspired to teach and are passionate about being healthy and active, a career as a professional educator of health, physical education and sport could be for you!

Healthy habits start young and educators of health, sport and physical education play a big role in encouraging and motivating the next generation to be healthy and active.

Career Pathways

Studying health, sport and physical education at UQ can be a pathway to a variety of different careers:

  • Teachers of physical education, health education or senior biology in secondary schools
  • Head of department
  • Education advisor
  • Sports coach
  • Health promotion officer
  • Outdoor educator..