Bachelor of Sport Studies (Honours)

Flex your mental muscle and aim for a rewarding career in sports

Motivated for an energetic career in the sporting sector? This course will arm you with the unique opportunity to work in the ever-expanding sector of sport studies. You will learn how to source and critically appraise research in your nominated field and be able to relate your thesis to a wider societal sphere.

With links to internationally renowned sports institutes and bodies such as the AIS, the ACT Academy of Sport and the Australian Sports Commission, we will prepare you for an adrenalin-pumping career in both national and international sporting arenas, within government bodies and across urban and regional areas.

Open to new admissions


Admission open to

Domestic students and International students

Level of Study


Full-time Study Duration

1 year

Lowest Selection Rank




Course code


CRICOS number


Career Outcomes

Study a Bachelor of Sport Studies (Honours) at UC and you will:

  • source and critically appraise research in an identified sports studies field
  • strengthen your knowledge and research skills through both supervised and independent study
  • design a research project to a standard acceptable to your field of study and adequately communicate the results
  • be located at the Australian epicentre of sports and exercise decision making
  • network with major sport and exercise researchers

Career Opportunities

A range of career opportunities exist for Bachelor of Sport Studies (Honours) graduates in both national and international sporting arenas, within government bodies and across urban and regional localities, including as a:

  • Coach
  • Sport director
  • Sport scientist
  • Exercise scientist
  • Sport development officer
  • Researcher

Work Integrated Learning

Work-integrated learning (WIL) is learning first-hand through real work or work-like experiences. WIL is a key element to enhancing employability in the workplace and is integral to many of our courses. This reinforces our commitment to preparing professional and highly employable graduates with the right mix of skills and knowledge.

Course details

Sample study plan


  • Research methods in exercise and sport
  • Sports studies Honours research

Course specific

Students need to have completed an undergraduate degree in a relevant sports studies discipline or related area with a GPA of over 5.0.


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