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Bachelor of Sport Coaching and Exercise Science - 153JA

Course Code: 153JA
Course Version: 1
Location:
Faculty: Faculty of Health
Discipline(s): Discipline of Sport and Exercise Science
CRICOS Code: 071085B
English Language Requirements: Academic IELTS of 6.0 or equivalent, with no band score below 5.5

The University of Canberra is committed to building a strong and sustainable Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health and sport industry workforce. If you are an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander person interested in studying a health or sport course, please contact Rachel Harrigan or phone 6201 2608.

Introduction

The degree in Sport Coaching and Exercise Science provides academic training for those wishing to find employment in the coalface delivery of sport. Academic content includes study in the key sport science disciplines of physiology, biomechanics, motor control and psychology. This degree also contains a unique sequence of units that focus on the theory and practice of coaching.

Admission Requirements

Normal UC requirements for admission to an undergraduate course.

Additional Admission Requirements

Police checks are required.

Assumed Knowledge

ACT: Biology, Chemistry, Mathematical Methods and Physics majors.

NSW: Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics.

Information on admission closing dates can be found here.

Course Requirements

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In addition to course requirements, in order to successfully complete your course you may need to meet the inherent requirements. Please refer to the inherent requirements statement applicable to your course

Awards

Award(s) Official Abbreviation
Bachelor of Sport Coaching and Exercise Science B SportCoach&ExerciseSc

Additional Placement Requirements

This course requires students to meet compulsory placement requirements prior to undertaking professional placement (Work-Integrated Learning) in a clinical or professional setting. For information on what these requirements are and how to meet these requirements, please visit www.canberra.edu.au/placement

Unit Delivery Modes

Delivery modes for units in this degree are yet to be confirmed. Please contact us for more details.

Professional Accreditation

At the completion of the Sport Coaching and Exercise Science degree, graduates may submit an application for exercise science membership of Exercise and Sport Science Australia. A number of industry qualifications are also available to students on completion of appropriate units.

Graduate Employment

Employment for graduates would include such positions as professional coaches, sport directors, sport and exercise scientists and coordinators and sport development officers in professional and government contexts and in urban and regional localities. Graduates can also continue their studies into related masters programs in Sport Science, Exercise Physiology and Physiotherapy. At the completion of the Sport, Coaching and Exercise Science degree, graduates are eligible for membership of Exercise and Sport Science Australia. A number of industry qualifications are also available to students on completion of appropriate units.

Course Learning Outcomes

Course Objectives Graduate Qualities
Academic training for employment in the coalface delivery of sport 1. Communication (a-e)
2. Information literacy and numeracy
3. Information and communication technology
4. Problem solving (a-e)
5. Working with others (a-f)
6. Effective workplace skills (a-c)
7. Professional ethics (a-b)
8. Social responsibility (a-d)
9. Life long learning (a-d)
10. Personal attributes (a-e)
Academic training for academic pathways into masters programs 1. Communication (a-e)
2. Information literacy and numeracy
3. Information and communication technology
4. Problem solving (a-e)
5. Working with others (a-f)
7. Professional ethics (a-b)
8. Social responsibility (a-d)
9. Life long learning (a-d)
10. Personal attributes (a-e)
Eligibility for membership to the Australian Association for Exercise and Sport science 1. Communication (a-e)
2. Information literacy and numeracy
3. Information and communication technology
4. Problem solving (a-e)
5. Working with others (a-f)
6. Effective workplace skills (a-c)
7. Professional ethics (a-b)
8. Social responsibility (a-d)
9. Life long learning (a-d)
10. Personal attributes (a-e)

Course Duration

Standard six semesters full-time or equivalent. Maximum twenty semesters.

Honours

High performing students may be eligible to enrol in the Bachelor of Sports Studies (Honours) course.

Related Courses (Double Degrees, Nested Courses and Alternative Exits)

154JA Bachelor of Sport Coaching and Exercise Science/Bachelor of Human Nutrition; 157JA Bachelor of Sport Coaching and Exercise Science/Bachelor of Information Technology; 155JA Bachelor of Sport Coaching and Exercise Science/Bachelor of Sports Management.

Offerings

  • 2017->UC Bruce Campus-Internal
  • Past Offerings
    • 2012->UC Bruce Campus-Internal
    • 2013->UC Bruce Campus-Internal
    • 2014->UC Bruce Campus-Internal
    • 2015->UC Bruce Campus-Internal
    • 2016->UC Bruce Campus-Internal

Enrolment Numbers

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