HSE360 - International Perspectives On Exercise and Sports Science


2021 unit information

Offering information:

This unit is not offered in 2021 - next offered Trimester 3 2022.

Enrolment modes:

Trimester 3 2022: Study tour

Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Cohort rule:

Only available to students enrolled in:

  • H343 Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science
  • D394 Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science/Bachelor of Business (Sport Management)
  • H300 Bachelor of Health Sciences (Exercise Science Major sequence)
  • M320 Bachelor of Sport Development
  • D391 Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Health Sciences (Exercise Science Minor sequence)

Completion of a minimum of 6 credit points (Level 1-3) will be required for selection and enrolment in the study tour.

Students (approximately 20) will be selected by the unit team based on a formal application and interview process.



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Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

Study tour - 3 x 1 full day seminars, study tour of approximately two weeks.


Students should be aware that study tour costs (travel, accommodation etc.) must be covered by the student, in addition to normal unit fees.

Limited places are available. The selection process includes a written application and personal interview. Students are strongly advised to consult with their student advisers first before applying, to ensure they have elective space in their course to undertake this unit.

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This unit provides students with the opportunity to learn about exercise and sport science from an international perspective and will be conducted in the form of a study tour of a pre-determined international destination(s). The study tour will be comprised of a range of activities, site visits and experiences designed to link students with experts from academic and industry sectors relating to the different disciplines of exercise and sport science in an international environment. Students will have the opportunity to deepen their understanding of current practice in the major disciplines of sport and exercise science including Applied Sports Science, Strength and Conditioning, Coaching, Physical Activity and Exercise, Exercise Physiology and Sports Development from an international perspective. Students will gain an appreciation of the similarities and differences between Australia and the host destination(s). Students will also reflect on their own values, approaches and career ambitions in relation to the disciplines of exercise and sport science and have the opportunity to network and grow international industrial and academic contacts.

Unit Fee Information

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