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Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science/Bachelor of Sports Management - 278JA

Course Code: 278JA
Course Version: 3
Location: UC - Canberra, Bruce
Faculty: Faculty of Health
Discipline(s): Discipline of Sport and Exercise Science
UAC Code: 365196
CRICOS Code: 081004C
Selection Rank: 60.7
English Language Requirements: Academic IELTS of 6.0 or equivalent, with no band score below 6.0

Double degree: raising the bar in elite sport

Take a leading role in the development of sport in Australia. Add a management qualification to your sport science skill set for enriched career opportunities in the world of elite sport.

Advance your capacity to coach professionals and direct sporting industry operations at the highest levels in the country.

Combine a Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science with a Bachelor of Sports Management at UC to:

  • develop your career at Australia’s epicentre for elite sports
  • leverage our relationships with sporting industry bodies and elite sporting teams based at our campus to prepare your career foundations
  • access state of the art facilities
  • learn from highly qualified coaches and athletes.

Study opportunities

·  Fast track your career and finish 2 degrees in 4 years.

·  Options for membership with Exercise and Sport Science Australia (ESSA).

·  Unique internship opportunities with NRL, Super Rugby, W-League and WNBL teams.

Career opportunities

After four years you will be sought after by professional and government run sporting organisations at all levels. Huge employment possibilities include:

  • Program Coordinator
  • High Performance Manager
  • Coaching Director
  • Development Officers

Important to know

Due to its structure, you must complete all four years of this course to graduate with a double degree or a single degree in one discipline (Sport Coaching and Exercise Science or Sports Management).

The University of Canberra is committed to building a strong and sustainable Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander sporting industry. 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.


Prospective students
Email or Phone 1800 UNI CAN (1800 864 226)
Prospective International Students
Email or Phone +61 2 6201 5342
Current and Commencing Students
Please contact the Faculty of Health faculty office, email

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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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


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

Alternate Exit Awards

Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science Bachelor of Sports Management 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
2020 CSP $30,200

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

Please refer to Exercise and Sport Science Australia (ESSA):

Course Learning Outcomes

Course Objectives Graduate Qualities

Course Duration

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


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

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

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