Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science (Honours)

Course summary for current students

Year2017 course information
Award granted Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science (Honours)
CampusOffered at Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong)
Cloud CampusNo
Duration1 year full-time or part-time equivalent
CRICOS course code062176G
Deakin course codeH442

Course sub-headings

Course overview

Advance your knowledge of exercise and sports science by undertaking an honours degree at Deakin.

Designed for students with a strong undergraduate academic record, the honours year combines coursework and an original piece of research under the guidance of a supervisor. You will gain an understanding of research methods and design as well as experience in project planning and implementation.

Graduates may apply to enter masters and PhD by research programs.

Examples of previous honours research pieces include:

  • How does physical activity in childhood improve the adult heart?
  • Can we monitor firefighters fatigue on the job in the same way we monitor our athletes?
  • Influence of game characteristics on decision making in AFL umpires

Indicative student workload

You should be able to commit 35 hours a week to your honours degree


Honours

For detailed information, particularly with respect to the selection of areas of study and availability of appropriate supervision, students should consult the School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences.

Fees and charges

Fees and charges vary depending on your course, your fee category and the year you started. To find out about the fees and charges that apply to you, visit www.deakin.edu.au/fees.

Course rules

To complete the Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science (Honours) students must attain 8 credit points, including two coursework units in research methods and research issues and an independent research project. Part-time students are required to complete the coursework components in their first year of study.

Attendance and presentation at the School Honours Conference is a hurdle requirement.

Course structure

Core units

Trimester 1

HBS400Research Methods

HSE401Developing Research Skills

Trimester 2

HSE402Honours Research Project