The Australian College of Physical Education (ACPE) offers Bachelor degrees in Sport, Fitness, Health Science, Community Health, Dance and Physical Education. Established in 1917, ACPE seeks to be the specialist independent higher education provider of choice in the domains of Sport, Health, Fitness, Education and Dance. It aims to connect motivated and well-equipped students with fulfilling careers in their chosen fields.

We are proud of the 2019 QILT data and 2020 GOD results, which highlights just how successful our students are in gaining employment, how much our students appreciate our learning resources and what we offer in terms of skill development! 


Flexibility (attendance, mode of delivery)

ACPE provides Elite Athletes, Performers and Coaches flexibility surrounding training and game requirements. Category 1 athletes also have the opportunity to request access to content early to keep on top of their studies around their commitments.

The Student Learning Services team at ACPE offer individual consultations to students aiming to improve their numeracy and literacy skills. Members of the program also have the opportunity to meet with their lecturers and tutors 1 on 1 to properly understand course content and discuss how to best succeed in their assessment tasks.

ACPE prides itself on the organic and lasting relationships it has made with organisations in the sporting industry. These partnerships create internship and employment opportunities for students as well as other benefits. ACPE has a wide partnership network. We strive to develop, educate and empower well rounded career ready graduates through quality teaching and learning and industry engagement. We enable you to start working on your career prospects from Day One.

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The Australian College of Physical Education
10 Parkview Drive, Sydney Olympic Park
NSW 2127 Australia

ACPE is a Higher Education Provider
CRICOS Provider Code: 01822J

ACPE Limited trading as The Australian College of Physical Education

Located in the heart of sport in Sydney, ACPE boasts a prime location for immersing yourself in all that Australian Sport has to offer. In Sydney Olympic Park you are never far from the action or a good coffee.

Location – Sydney Olympic Park

Athletes balancing a dual career of pursuing excellence in tertiary studies whilst playing representative sport, performing, or coaching at the highest level are given comprehensive assistance and a benefits package that is tailored individually, ensuring success is achievable. Being a member of The Elite Program at ACPE provides you with the flexibility and support needed for you to excel in both your sport and your tertiary studies. 

How to apply

As a direct entry institution ACPE provides prospective students with a swift and easily accessible application process. Lodge your application for your course of choice by speaking with an Admissions advisor on 1300 302 867. Once accepted into your course of choice, you will be directed to lodge your application for The Elite Program. To confirm if you’re eligible for entry into ACPE’s The Elite Program, please complete the below from and you will be contacted about the next steps in the application process.

The Program


Hear from some of our current students and recent alumni who know the program firsthand.

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Access to exclusive ACPE x NB merchandise

 New Balance is the official apparel partner of ACPE. With a wide range of stock available online to students, members of The Elite Program have access to an exclusive discount code as well as being eligible for a merchandise package*

*Dependant on category



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