Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science (Honours)
Course summary for local students
|Year||2016 course information|
|Award granted||Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science (Honours)|
|Campus||Offered at Burwood (Melbourne)|
|Length||1 year full-time or part-time equivalent|
|Next available intake|
March (Trimester 1)
|CSP annual fee (indicative) - commencing 2016||$6,922 - Commonwealth Supported Place (HECS)|
|Full fee paying annual fee - commencing 2016||Not applicable|
Health - Student and Academic Services
|CRICOS course code||062176G|
|Deakin course code||H442|
- Course overview
- Course rules
- Course structure
- Entry requirements - general
- Closing dates
- How to apply
- Key dates
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
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.
|HSE401||Developing Research Skills|
|HSE402||Honours Research Project|
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.
Entry requirements - general
Deakin University offers admission to undergraduate courses through a number of Admission categories.
In all categories of admission, selection is based primarily on academic merit as indicated by an applicant's previous academic record.
For more information on the Admission Criteria and Selection Policy visit The Guide.
Completed an undergraduate degree majoring in Exercise and/or Sport Science study areas and credit average mark or Weighted Average Mark (WAM) of 65% or greater.
Honours project preference forms close 13 November. Please contact the Supervisors from your preferred projects via email or telephone first before submitting your project preference form.
Honours applications close 27 November.
How to apply
Some courses are available in Trimester 2 and 3 2016. Check our Midyear entry and Trimester 3 pages to see if direct applications are open for this course.
Applications for Trimester 2 and Trimester 3 must be made directly to the University through the Applicant Portal. For information on the application process and closing dates, see the Apply web page. Please note that closing dates may vary for individual courses.
You should be able to commit 35 hours a week to your honours degree