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Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science

Course Code: 274JA
Course Version: 3
Location: UC - Canberra, Bruce
Faculty: Faculty of Health
Discipline(s): Discipline of Sport and Exercise Science
UAC Code: 365191
CRICOS Code: 081005B
ATAR 60
English Language Requirements: Academic IELTS of 6.0 or equivalent, with no band score below 5.5

Become a high scorer in the science of sport

Our Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science explores the complexity of human movement and strategies to assist athletes in reaching their full potential. UC’s Sporting Commons gives you unprecedented access to community and professional sporting organisations right here on campus. You will network and become part of the Canberra sports community in the company of Australia's leading elite sports teams and research centres.

Study the Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science at UC and you will:

  • be academically prepared for a career in sporting achievement
  • cover a range of sports science subjects from human anatomy and physiology to motor control and psychology
  • develop comprehensive skills in areas such as biomechanics and sport analytics
  • gain knowledge in the theory and practice of coaching.

Work-integrated learning

You will have the opportunity to apply for numerous sports internships with our professional sports partners in NRL, Super Rugby, W-League and WNBL.  We highly recommend completing an internship as an invaluable opportunity to gain practical experience and form strong relationships within industry before graduating.

Career opportunities

  • Coach
  • Sport director
  • Sport and exercise scientist
  • Sport development officer

Course specific information

You will have the option to apply for membership with Exercise and Sport Science Australia (ESSA). Graduates can continue their studies into related masters programs in sport science, exercise physiology and physiotherapy.

Enquiries

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

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.

Periods Course is Open to New Admissions

Year Location Domestic International
2017 UC Canberra - Bruce Campus Semester 1
Semester 2
Semester 1
Semester 2
2018 UC Canberra - Bruce Campus Semester 1
Semester 2
Semester 1
Semester 2
2019 UC Canberra - Bruce Campus Semester 1
Semester 2
Semester 1
Semester 2

Information on admission closing dates can be found here.

Credit Arrangements

Credit arrangements (if available) for this course can be found on the University's Credit Search website.

Course Requirements

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Information for Current Students

There are previous versions of this course. As a current student you will complete the requirements for the course that were in place when you commenced. Click on the relevant link below to view the requirements of your version of the course.

Awards

Award(s) Official Abbreviation
Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science B Sp&ExSc

Alternate Exit Awards

Diploma of Health Studies Associate Degree of Health Studies

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.

Information for Fee Paying Students

Year Domestic International
2017 CSP $26,750
2018 CSP $28,000

The fees detailed above are the annual fee rates for the course. The annual rate is the fee that applies to standard full-time enrolment, which is 24 credit points. The final fee charged is based on the proportion of 24 credit points in which a student enrols. Students enrolled in a Commonwealth Support Place (CSP) are required to make a contribution towards the cost of their education, which is set by the Commonwealth Government. Information on Commonwealth Supported Places, HECS-HELP and how fees are calculated can be found here.

Professional Accreditation

At the completion of the Sport 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.

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)
Students may be eligible to apply for Exercise Science membership with Exercise Sport Science Australia (ESSA). 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 for enrolment in the Bachelor of Sport Studies (Honours).

Offerings

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

Enrolment Numbers

View course numbers for previous full year. Please note that course numbers are indicative only and in no way reflect individual class sizes.

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