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Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science/Bachelor of Information Technology - 277JA

Course Code: 277JA
Course Version: 3
Location:
Faculty: Faculty of Health
Discipline(s): Discipline of Sport and Exercise Science
Academic Program Area - Maths & Technology
CRICOS Code: 081003D
Lowest Selection Rank: ATAR TBC
English Language Requirements: Academic IELTS of 6.0 or equivalent, with no band score below 5.5

Sport with a twist of Information Technology 

Information technology (IT) is an essential tool to assess and improve sporting performance. If you have a passion for IT and sport, this double degree is the perfect blend to kick-start your career. 

You will learn how to make effective use of computer systems and information technology in sport and explore the methods of designing and developing new technology and systems to analyse sport performance. 

Combine a Bachelor in Exercise and Sport Science with a Bachelor of Information Technology to enrich your career prospects. 

Combine a double degree of Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science with a Bachelor of Information Technology at UC to: 

  • gain extensive experience in developing IT to address the needs of sporting organisations and individuals
  • refine your teamwork, project management and communication skills
  • explore the technical and human aspects of IT and its application in sport
  • cover a wide range of units across IT, information systems and programming. 

Study opportunities 

  • In your final year, you will have the chance to complete a team project, producing and implementing an IT system within a sporting organisation.
  • An IT degree is accredited by the Australian Computer Society (ACS), at the professional level. 

Career opportunities 

Our graduates make valuable contributions to: 

  • the business of sporting organisations, developing and using IT-based systems
  • equipment and software suppliers in designing programs to enhance elite sporting individuals and teams
  • specialist consulting groups within sports and related industries
  • coaching children and adults
  • coaching resources and facilities
  • sport development in government bodies and across urban and regional localities. 

Further postgraduate studies can lead you to the following careers: 

  • sports psychologist  
  • coach
  • sport director
  • sport and exercise scientist. 

The University of Canberra is committed to building a strong and sustainable Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander sporting industry and health workforce. If you are an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander person looking to study this course, please contact Rachel Harrigan, Faculty of Health General Manager, (02) 6201 2608.

Admission Requirements

Normal UC requirements for admission to an undergraduate 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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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.

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 Information Technology BIT
Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science B Sp&ExSc

Alternate Exit Awards

Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science Bachelor of Information Technology 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.


Professional Accreditation

At the completion of the 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.
The Bachelor of Information Technology component of this course is accredited by the professional body, the Australian Computer Society, at the Professional level.

Course Learning Outcomes

Course Objectives Graduate Qualities
Academic training for employment in the coalface delivery of sport and information systems 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 eight semesters full-time or equivalent. Maximum twenty semesters.

Honours

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Offerings

  • 2019->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
  • Past Offerings
    • 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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