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Bachelor of Sport Coaching and Exercise Science/Bachelor of Human Nutrition - 154JA

Course Code: 154JA
Course Version: 2
Location: UC - Canberra, Bruce
Faculty: Faculty of Health
Discipline(s): Discipline of Sport and Exercise Science
Discipline of Nutrition and Dietetics
UAC Code: 365024
CRICOS Code: 071086A
English Language Requirements: Academic IELTS of 6.0 or equivalent, with no band score below 6.0

Introduction

A double degree in Sport Coaching and Exercise Science and Human Nutrition provides professional preparation for people seeking a career as a coach or sports scientist. The role of nutrition in sports performance is well established and is now an integral part of accredited coaching courses throughout Australia.This course offers a solid core in human physiology and anatomy and sports nutrition and provides the knowledge and skills needed to become a competent sports scientist/coach. Specialised nutrition related subjects are nutritional science, (including sports nutrition), pathobiology, food and consumer science and nutrition issues from a global perspective are integrated with sports science and coaching subjects.Graduates can expect to find employment in coaching children and adults, developing coaching resources and facilities, and in sports development in Commonwealth and State Government Departments of Sport and Recreation. The combination of sports coaching and nutrition provides a wider range of employment opportunities in the health sector, particularly in the areas of community and public health, and in nutrition organisations. Graduates with a double degree have flexible career options and can also pursue careers in biological, human or medical sciences.Graduates will also be qualified to apply for specialised postgraduate courses in sports nutrition, human nutrition, dietetics, pharmacy, physiotherapy and public health nutrition available at the University of Canberra. Normally students are able to graduate with the degree of Bachelor of Sport Coaching and Exercise Science at the end of three years.

Graduates will also be qualified to apply for specialised postgraduate courses in sports nutrition, human nutrition, dietetics, pharmacy, physiotherapy and public health nutrition available at the University of Canberra. Normally students are able to graduate with the degree of Bachelor of Sport Coaching and Exercise Science at the end of three years.

Enquiries

Prospective Domestic Students
Email study@canberra.edu.au or Phone 1800 UNI CAN (1800 864 226)
Prospective International Students
Email international@canberra.edu.au or Phone +61 2 6201 5342
Current and Commencing Students
Please contact the Faculty of Health faculty office, email student.centre@canberra.edu.au

Admission Requirements

Normal requirements for admission to an undergraduate degree course.

Additional Admission Requirements

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Assumed Knowledge

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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 Human Nutrition B HumanNutr
Bachelor of Sport Coaching and Exercise Science B SportCoach&ExerciseSc

Alternate Exit Awards

Bachelor of Sport Coaching and Exercise Science Bachelor of Human Nutrition

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

Typical Study Pattern

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Please refer to the tab to view Course Requirements, check unit details and select Restricted Choice Units for the course. Please note not all units are offered in each teaching period.

Unit Delivery Modes

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

This course closed from the end of semester 1, 2014. Please see course 276JA Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science/Bachelor of Human Nutrition.

Professional Accreditation

Graduates are eligible to apply for membership with Exercise and Sport Science Australia (ESSA).

Graduate Employment

Graduates can expect to find employment in coaching children and adults, developing coaching resources and facilities, and in sports development in Commonwealth and State Government Departments of Sport and Recreation. The combination of sports coaching and nutrition provides a wider range of employment opportunities in the health sector, particularly in the areas of community and public health, and in nutrition organisations. Graduates with a double degree have flexible career options and can also pursue careers in biological, human or medical sciences.

Course Duration

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

Honours

Refer to individual courses.

Offerings

  • 2019->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
  • Past Offerings
    • 2012->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2013->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2014->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2015->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2016->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2017->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2018->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal

Enrolment Numbers

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