Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Sciences From Central Queensland University

Program Overview

The Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Sciences will equip you with practical skills in the various disciplines relevant to exercise and sport sciences such as anatomy and physiology, nutrition, exercise physiology, biomechanics, exercise and sport psychology, motor control and learning, and exercise prescription and delivery.

You will gain a comprehensive understanding of the processes and mechanisms of the human body as they relate to exercise and sport science and have the flexibility to pursue an area of interest, with your choice of Minor. Benefit from small class sizes and a personalised learning experience that caters to your individual needs, enabling you to graduate work-ready and with skills highly desired by employers. Your studies will include a mix of theory and hands-on laboratory experiences so you can apply what you have learnt directly into practice.

The Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Sciences includes work-integrated learning placements giving you exposure to real workplace environments. During these placements, you will apply skills learned throughout the course and gain practical experience conducting exercise assessment, prescription, and delivery for a range of populations.

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  Location

RockhamptonAustralia

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  Course Duration

36 Months

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  Tuition Fee

AU$ 33,120

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IELTS: 7 TOEFL: 75

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YEAR 1

Available units

Students must complete the following compulsory units:

  •  Physical Activity, Fitness and Health    

  •  Skill Acquisition and Movement    

  •  Study and Research Skills for Health Science    

  •  Human Anatomy and Physiology 1    

  •  Measurement and Evaluation in Health Science    

  •  Functional Anatomy    

  •  Health and Sports Nutrition    

  •  Human Anatomy and Physiology 2    

 

 Year 2

Available units

Students must complete the following compulsory units:

  •  Exercise and Sport Physiology    

  •  Exercise and Sport Biomechanics    

  •  Exercise and Sport Psychology    

  •  Applied Exercise and Sport Physiology    

  •  Applied Exercise and Sport Biomechanics    

  •  ESSC12009    Sport Injury Prevention and Management    

 

In addition to the above discipline units, students are required to complete 2 units from their chosen minor.

 

YEAR 3

Available units

Students must complete the following compulsory units:

  •  Applied Skill Acquisition and Movement    

  •  Advanced Exercise Prescription and Delivery    

  •  Advanced Clinical Exercise Science    

  •  Professional Practice in Exercise and Sports Science    

 

In addition to the above core units, students are required to complete 4 units from their chosen minor.

 

Minors

Students must complete 6 units from ONE of the following minors.

  • Biomedical Sciences;

  • Management and Businesss; or

  • Secondary Teaching.

English (Units 3 & 4, C) or equivalent

 

English Language Proficiency Requirements

If you were not born in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, United Kingdom, Ireland, South Africa or United States of America, you are required to meet the English Language Proficiency requirements set by the University.

Applicants are required to provide evidence of completion within the last 5 years of:

  • A secondary qualification (Year 11 and 12, or equivalent); or

  • Bachelor level qualification study for a period of at least 2 years full-time with a minimum overall GPA 4.0

 

completed within Australia, Canada, New Zealand, United Kingdom, South Africa, Ireland or Untied States of America, which will meet the English proficiency.

If you do not satisfy any of the above you will need to undertake an English language proficiency test and achieve the following scores:

  • An International English Language Testing System (IELTS Academic) overall band score of at least 7.0 with a minimum 7.0 in each subset; or

  • An Occupational English Test with Grades A or B only in each of the four components.

Tuition Fees

International Indicative First Year Fee    
$33,120.00

Completing the Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Sciences is your gateway into many diverse professions in Australia and overseas. Employment opportunities exist in areas such as:

  • regional and state sporting organisations

  • corporate health and fitness

  • government agencies associated with exercise, sport, physical activity and health

  • sports institutes and academies

  • professional sports training, coaching and development, strength and conditioning

  • rehabilitation clinics and hospitals

  • private business in personal training and rehabilitation

  • universities and colleges with involvement in education and research.

 

The course may also be a suitable pathway into further study in exercise and sport science, physiotherapy, medicine and nutrition.

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