University of the Sunshine Coast

Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science

University of the Sunshine Coast

Course details

CRICOS course code: 066289K

Level of study: Undergraduate

Summary

Train your mind to help others improve their health.

Exercise scientists use the science of human movement to help people improve their health and fitness, and to prevent common lifestyle diseases. This program teaches you the science and theories behind human movement and sporting performance and gives you the hands-on skills to work as a qualified exercise scientist.

In this program you will:

  • Gain in-depth knowledge in areas such as functional anatomy, motor control and learning, exercise physiology and biomechanics
  • Test and train athletes in USC’s nationally accredited sports science labs
  • Learn about sports psychology, performance analysis, coaching and exercise rehabilitation
  • Get hands-on experience through a minimum of 270 hours of supervised professional practice

Our sport and exercise science teaching staff are highly qualified specialists, and several have held major coaching and sport science roles with high profile international sporting teams. Our sport and exercise science laboratory facilities are recognised nationally, USC is the first Australian university to receive laboratory accreditation under the National Sport Science Quality Assurance Program.

Career opportunities

Exercise scientist, strength and conditioning coach, sports laboratory technician, sports development officer, physical activity and health promotion officer, sports coach.

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Course opportunities

Tuition Fees (AUD $): 28,000 Per Year Read more84,000 for the entire course
Start date: 26 July 2021
Duration: 3 years
Study mode: Full time
Address

University of the Sunshine Coast

90 Sippy Downs Drive
Sunshine Coast Queensland 4556
Australia

Entry criteria

You must:

  • be at least 17 years of age, or have completed Year 12 or equivalent

IELTS (Academic) - Overall score of 6.0 with minimum 5.5 in each subtest; TOEFL: Internet-based - Overall score of 76 with minimum score of 18 for writing; TOEFL: Paper-based - Overall score of 550 with minimum essay score of 4; Pearson Test of English - Overall score of 50 with no sub score less than 50; CAE/CPE (results after Jan 2015) - Overall score of 169 or above with no less than 162 in each skill; ISLPR (IIAA accredited)- (previously ASLPR) - 3 in all four skill areas; USC's English for Academic Purposes (EAP) 2 - Successful completion; USC's English for Academic Purposes (EAP) 3 - Successful completion; Global Assessment Certificate (GAC) - Successful completion with a minimum GPA of 2.3.

Address

University of the Sunshine Coast
90 Sippy Downs Drive
Sunshine Coast Queensland 4556
Australia