1 James Cook Drive Townsville Queensland 4814
CRICOS course code: 093297G
Level of study: Undergraduate
Want to make a positive difference in your community? JCU's 5 year full-time (or equivalent part-time) course gives you qualifications that are in demand in the sports, health, wellbeing, nutrition and psychology sectors. Your career prospects will be enhanced by the networks and industry experts that JCU's staff will connect you with. You'll study with professionals in their field who will inspire you and who care about your success.
This joint degree, completed over 5 years of full-time study (or equivalent part-time studies) with units at JCU's Cairns and Townsville campuses, provides you with a qualification that is recognised and valued in the industries you'll want to work in.
You will learn about the role of sport and exercise in the enhancement of health and human performance in occupational, educational, sport, exercise and wellness settings.
You will gain genuine experience in helping individuals and athletes enhance their physical performance, and learn to create and support exercise and physical activity promotions. Psychology studies will give you additional skills in learning about the biological, social, and cultural factors which influence how humans think, feel, and behave.
Among the core subjects and many options you'll study are:
JCU’s Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science – Bachelor of Psychological Science combines two fields of study highly sought-after in the jobs market. Along with your sports and exercise science skills, the psychology component of your JCU studies will give you a sound understanding of the many factors that influence how people think and why they behave the way they do. This knowledge will help you to make a difference in the lives and careers of your clients.
The combination of disciplines will position you with the health science and psychology expertise to pursue a career as a professional working in diverse roles including:
Psychology provides excellent training in analytic thinking and scientific research methods that are relevant to a broad range of careers. If you decide not to gain accreditation you can seek employment in fields such as:
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James Cook UniversityDouglas campus
Townsville City CampusCity Arcade, 383 Flinders Street
Students are required to complete academic qualification of Australia grade 12 or equivalent. Entry requirements may vary from country to country.
Course prerequisites: English (4,SA), Maths A, B or C (4,SA). Recommended: any one of Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Health Education or Physical Education (4,SA)
IELTS - 6.5 (no component lower than 6.0); TOEFL (internet based) - 86 (no component less than 21); Pearson (PTE Academic) - 58 (no component less than 54); C1 Advanced / C2 Proficiency: 176 (no component less than 169).