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Bachelor of Health Science (Human Movement) - HLB101

Course Code: HLB101
Course Version: 1
Location:
Faculty: Faculty of Health
Discipline(s): Discipline of Sport and Exercise Science
UAC Code: 365268
CRICOS Code: 098277E
English Language Requirements: Academic IELTS of 6.0 or equivalent, with no band score below 6.0

Introduction

The Bachelor of Health Science (Human Movement) focuses on human performance as well as the roles and benefits of exercise and physical activity. Students are given a foundation in sport sciences as it relates to human movement and sport performance including fundamental concepts in exercise physiology, biomechanics, motor control and exercise programming and prescription. Students will develop skills and competencies in physiological testing procedures, biomechanical analyses to measure a range of parameters relating to physical activity, exercise and sport performance. Opportunities to gain experiences in a number of health workplace settings are embedded in the degree. The course aims to produce graduates with a strong academic base in both sport and health science disciplines related to human movement, physical activity and performance. Graduates will also be well equipped to undertake further postgraduate study in research, high performance sport or other allied health degrees.

Enquiries

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
Prospective Domestic Students
Email study@canberra.edu.au or Phone 1800 UNI CAN (1800 864 226)

Admission Requirements

Admission to this course is based on an entrance rank. A rank can be achieved by the following means:
- Year 12 ATAR
- other Australian Qualification
- work experience
- overseas qualification

We also offer a number of entry initiatives that give you the opportunity to gain entry to the University via alternate pathway programs and admissions schemes.
More information is available on our Alternative Entry page: http://www.canberra.edu.au/future-students/applications/apply-now/alternative-entry

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
2019 UC - Canberra, Bruce Semester 1
Semester 2
Semester 1
Semester 2
2020 UC - Canberra, Bruce 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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For a list of breadth majors and minors follow this link. Other majors may also be available so seek course advice if you want more information.

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 Health Science (Human Movement) B HthScience (HumanMovement)

Alternate Exit Awards

Diploma of Health Studies Associate Degree of Health Studies

Additional Placement Requirements

Students may require:
- Police check
- Working with vulnerable people
- Current vaccination

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
2019 CSP $29,000

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

None.

Course Learning Outcomes

Course Objectives Graduate Qualities
Work individually, collaboratively and ethically while building professional networks in the health sector. UC graduates are professional: work collaboratively as part of a team, negotiate, and resolve conflict; display initiative and drive, and use their organisational skills to plan and manage their workload; and take pride in their professional and personal integrity.

UC graduates are global citizens: think globally about issues in their profession; adopt an informed and balanced approach across professional and international boundaries; understand issues in their profession from the perspective of other cultures; and behave ethically and sustainably in their professional and personal lives.

UC graduates are lifelong learners: reflect on their own practice, updating and adapting their knowledge and skills for continual professional and academic development; and be self-aware.
Translate and communicate discipline specific knowledge to a variety of health-related audiences such as professionals, government and non-government representatives and clients. UC graduates are professional: employ up-to-date and relevant knowledge and skills; communicate effectively; and use creativity, critical thinking, analysis and research skills to solve theoretical and real-world problems.
Develop and apply critical analysis skills to a range of contemporary health related issues. UC graduates are professional: use creativity, critical thinking, analysis and research skills to solve theoretical and real-world problems.
Develop the technical, technological and communication skills to provide health or sport solutions for increasingly complex problems. UC graduates are professional: employ up-to-date and relevant knowledge and skills; and communicate effectively.

UC graduates are global citizens: communicate effectively in diverse cultural and social settings; and make creative use of technology in their learning and professional lives.

UC graduates are lifelong learners: adapt to complexity, ambiguity and change by being flexible and keen to engage with new ideas; and evaluate and adopt new technology.
Design, apply and evaluate appropriate interventions for improved health or performance outcomes. UC graduates are professional: employ up-to-date and relevant knowledge and skills; and use creativity, critical thinking, analysis and research skills to solve theoretical and real-world problems.
Apply theoretical knowledge to practical situations in laboratory simulated learning environments, and community and industry settings, independently and as part of a team. UC graduates are professional: employ up-to-date and relevant knowledge and skills; and work collaboratively as part of a team, negotiate, and resolve conflict.

UC graduate are global citizens: communicate effectively in diverse cultural and social settings; and make creative use of technology in their learning and professional lives.

UC graduates are lifelong learners: adapt to complexity, ambiguity and change by being flexible and keen to engage with new ideas; and evaluate and adopt new technology.
Analyse and explain the impact of physical activity on human development and performance. UC graduates are professional: employ up-to-date and relevant knowledge and skills; and communicate effectively.

Course Duration

Standard 3 years full time or equivalent. Maximum 10 years.

Honours

Students who complete this course with a GPS of 5.5 or more may be eligible for admission to 318JA Bachelor of Health Science (Honours).

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

Combined horizontal degree (double degree) Bachelor of Health Science (Human Movement)/ Bachelor of Human Nutrition: For details see the separate entry for the course on this website. Combined horizontal degree (double degree) Bachelor of Science in Psychology/ Bachelor of Health Science (Human Movement): For details see the separate entry for the course on this website. Alternative exit award Diploma of Health Studies: Students may exit early from the Bachelor course if they have passed 24 credit points that meet the following requirements: a. At least 12 credit points must be at Level 1/B; b. At least 12 credit points must have been completed at University of Canberra; and c. At least 12 credit points must be from units in any of the health disciplines. Alternative exit award Associate Degree of Health Studies: Students may exit early from the Bachelor course if they have passed 48 credit points that meet the following requirements: a. At least 12 credit points must be at Level 1/B and 12 credit points at Level 2/I; b. At least 24 credit points must have been completed at University of Canberra; and c. At least 24 credit points must be from units in any of the health disciplines.

Offerings

  • 2019->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal

Enrolment Numbers

View the number of student enrolments for this course for the previous full year. Please note that course numbers are indicative only and in no way reflect individual class sizes.

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