Australian College of Physical Education (ACPE)

Established in 1917 the Australian College of Physical Education (ACPE) is an acknowledged leader in sport, dance, health and education degrees in Australia.

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World-class facilities and inspirational teaching

Located in the prestigious Olympic Park in Sydney, the Australian College of Physical Education (ACPE) is an independent tertiary institution offering accredited qualifications in sports studies, dance education, physical and health education. World-class facilities, cutting edge teaching techniques and a practical approach to balancing study with personal goals attract a broad range of students. Our student body includes over 50 elite athletes and coaches who study for qualifications while competing at the highest level.

Focus on career development

ACPE is wholly focused on student outcomes. A comprehensive Career Development Program connects students with employers of choice and provides vital work-ready skills. Partnerships with government, commercial and sports organisations lead to practical placements and job opportunities. Mentors help students to marry sports, dance and health passions with future employment opportunities.

Accredited qualifications

ACPE is continually developing new accredited courses to meet the changing needs of the workplace. Current courses include:



Student Support Services

Study Group’s Proprietary Higher Education colleges offer comprehensive support services that students can access during their studies.

These include student assistance and counselling services, career development services, access and equity programs, and English language support. Student Advisors are located at each campus to assist with student enquiries.

For details visit the College websites:

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I recommend any aspiring athlete to speak to ACPE about the courses offered. Studying a degree took the pressure off my performances and gave me life and business skills that are transferable in every facet of my life.

Peter Wooden, professional cricketer, now MD at Sydney International Sports Academy

100% focused on employment prospects