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Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science/Bachelor of Business (Sport Management)

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Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science/Bachelor of Business (Sport Management)

CampusOffered at Burwood (Melbourne)
Campus

Burwood (Melbourne)

Cloud (online)No
Next available intake

March (Trimester 1), July (Trimester 2 - international students only)

Indicative annual fee 2014$23,510* AUD
CRICOS course code072594F
LevelUndergraduate
IELTS Requirement

Overall IELTS score of 6.0 with no band less than 6.0 (or equivalent). More information is available at www.ielts.org

VTAC Codes1400514683 - Burwood (Melbourne), International full-fee paying place
Deakin course code D394
Faculty contactsDeakin International
Tel +61 3 9627 4877
Online enquiry

Course structure applies from 2013 onwards. Continuing students may need to consult their course enrolment officer to ensure correct enrolment.

Course sub-headings

Course overview

Deakin's Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science/Bachelor of Business (Sport Management) is designed for students who wish to gain expertise in both exercise and sport science and business (sport management). Graduates of this combined course will be equipped to provide enhanced professional leadership in the field and make a marked impact on the continued development of the Australian sporting industry.

The exercise and sport science aspect of the course will equip you with the necessary skills, understanding and attitudes to pursue a professional career in the exercise and sport fields. The core units provide an understanding of the sciences underpinning both competitive sport and recreational physical activity, and the relationship between physical activity and health. You can further your knowledge and explore other study areas of interest by choosing elective units in physiology, metabolism, behaviour, movement and physical activity. The business (sport management) component provides you with a solid foundation in business studies, and the unique knowledge and specialist skills required by sport managers in Australian organisations, as identified within the industry.

Fees and charges

Fee paying place - International (IFP)
A Fee paying place is one for which the University does not receive any government funding. As such, students enrolled in these places are required to contribute the full cost of their course.

Fees for international students apply to persons living in Australia with Temporary Resident status, provided that there is no limitation on study and persons living abroad who are not Australian citizens and do not have Permanent Resident status in Australia.

Equivalent Full Time Student Load (EFTSL)
EFTSL is the standard annual full time load. Eight credit points is the standard full time load for one year of study.

* The 'indicative annual course fee' cited has been provided as a guide only. It has been calculated on the basis of a typical enrolment of a student undertaking the course in 2014, and reflects the cost involved in undertaking a full-time quota of units within the specified discipline.
The actual fees charged by Deakin University will depend upon the discipline from which each individual unit is chosen, and may vary from the indicative course fee cited, particularly if units are chosen from a number of disciplines. The cost of each unit offered in 2014 can be viewed from the Unit Search.
Please note that the fees per unit/credit point may increase annually due to rises in the cost of course delivery and service.
Deakin assumes no responsibility for persons relying on 'indicative course fees' to calculate the total future cost of their course.

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Career opportunities

Graduates from this combined course will be equipped to provide enhanced professional leadership in the field and make a marked impact on the continued development of the Australian sporting industry.


Possible career areas vary from traditional sport, exercise and coaching occupations to well-established sports administration, management, governance and development roles. Growth areas in this sector include sports media, IT, event management, marketing, and international business. Other opportunities include sport science, sport equipment design, and marketing health and physical activity.
 
For further information about career outcomes for this combined course, please view the entries for the Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science and Bachelor of Business (Sport Management).

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Course rules

The Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science/Bachelor of Business (Sport Management) comprises 32 credit points. 16 credit points are from the Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science comprising 14 core units and two HSE electives at year 2 or 3. HSE312 Exercise and Sport Science Practicum is a core unit and can be completed in either Trimester 1 or 2. The Bachelor of Business (Sport Management) requires completion of 16 credit points (all of which are core units).

 

Students are required to complete HSE010 Exercise and Sport Science Laboratory Safety prior to their first laboratory based unit in this course.

 

Students must also complete MCA010 Communication for Academic Studies. This is a compulsory unit for all students commencing studies with the Faculty of Business and Law and will help students to get off to the best possible start in developing academic communication skills at Deakin.

 

Note: All students completing HSE101 are required to complete a Level 2 First Aid at their own expense. Current Level 2 First Aid certificates will be accepted.

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Course structure

Level 1
Trimester 1

HSE103 Introduction to Exercise and Sport Science Practice  

HBS109 Human Structure and Function  

HSE010 Exercise and Sport Laboratory Safety  (0 credit points)

MAA103 Accounting for Decision Making  

MCA010 Communication for Academic Studies  (0 credit points)

MMS100 Sport Organisation  

 

Trimester 2

HSE102 Functional Human Anatomy  

HBS110 Health Behaviour  

MMS101 Sport in Society  

MIS171 Business Analytics  (replaces MSQ171 from 2013)

 

Level 2
Trimester 1

HSE101 Principles of Exercise and Sport Science  

HSE201 Exercise Physiology  

MAE101 Economic Principles  

MLC101 Business Law  

 

Trimester 2

HBS108 Health Information and Data  

HSE202 Biomechanics  

MAF101 Fundamentals of Finance  

MMM132 Management  


Level 3
Trimester 1
HSE203 Exercise Behaviour  

HSE301 Principles of Exercise Prescription  

MIS101 Business Information Systems  (replaces MSC120 from 2013)

MMK277 Marketing Management  


Trimester 2

HSE204 Motor Learning and Development  

HSE302 Exercise Programming  

MMH299 Business Communication  

MMS313 Sport Leadership and Governance  


Level 4

Trimester 1
HSE311 Applied Sports Science 1  

Or

HSE312 Exercise and Sports Science Practicum  

HSE level 2 or 3 elective unit

MLC310 Sport and the Law  

MMS307 Sport Facility and Event Management  


Trimester 2

HSE312 Exercise and Sports Science Practicum  (if not completed in Trimester 1)

Or
HSE314 Applied Sports Science 2  

HSE level 2 or 3 elective unit

MMS306 Sport Management Practicum  

MMS308 Sport Marketing  


HSE Level 2 and 3 elective units:

HSE208 Integrated Human Physiology  

HSE303 Exercise Metabolism  

HSE304 Physiology of Sport Performance  

HSE309 Behavioural Aspects of Sport and Exercise  

HSE311 Applied Sports Science 1  

HSE313 Understanding Children's Physical Activity  

HSE314 Applied Sports Science 2  

HSE316 Physical Activity and Population Health  

HSE320 Exercise in Health and Disease  

HSE323 Clinical and Sport Biomechanics  

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Work-Integrated Learning

This combined course features extensive practical experience in exercise and sport science so you can start your career before you graduate with hands-on work placement experience.


You have the opportunity to undertake hands-on experience in a variety of sporting, exercise or health environments. These may vary from local, state or national sporting organisations and professional sporting clubs; state and national institutes of sport; as well as health, fitness and rehabilitation providers. The roles can involve coaching, sport science, sports administration, sport management, rehabilitation and fitness. Many graduates have been offered work based on their excellent fieldwork performance.

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Entry requirements - general

General admission requirements for entry into undergraduate courses for international students at Deakin are summarised in the undergraduate admission requirements table (194kb).
Some courses may have additional entry requirements.
Students must also meet the undergraduate English language requirements.

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Credit for prior learning - general

If you have completed previous studies which you believe may reduce the number of units you have to complete at Deakin, indicate in the appropriate section on your application that you wish to be considered for credit for prior learning. You will need to provide a certified copy of your previous course details so your credit can be determined. If you are eligible, your offer letter will then contain information about your credit for prior learning.
Your credit for prior learning is formally approved prior to your enrolment at Deakin during the Enrolment and Orientation Program. You must bring original documents relating to your previous study so that this approval can occur.

You can also refer to the Credit for Prior Learning System which outlines the credit that may be granted towards a Deakin University degree.

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How to apply

Tracking your application
If you have already applied and wish to enquire about your application please refer to the relevant area through which you originally applied.

  • If you applied through a Deakin representative please contact your representative.
  • If you applied through a Deakin International office please contact deakin-int-admissions@deakin.edu.au
 

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