Bachelor of Sport and Exercise (Sport and Exercise Science)
Study sports, fitness and exercise at university
Do you live and breathe sports and fitness? Do you want to pursue a career in the sports industry? USQ’s Bachelor of Sport and Exercise (Sport and Exercise Science) could make your dream a reality and prepare you for a career in the exercise, fitness and sports industry.
Your studies will focus on developing the health and fitness of people across their whole lifespan, including the elderly, pregnant women and children. By combining theoretical knowledge and practical applications, with 140 hours of professional practice placement, you will be well equipped for the career market.
As a graduate, you may be able to gain accreditation as an exercise scientist via an individual application with Exercise & Sports Science Australia (ESSA). National University Course Accreditation Program Exercise Science accreditation is being sought. Membership of other professional associations such as Australian Council for Health, Physical Education and Recreation (ACHPER) is available.
The Bachelor of Sport and Exercise may also provide a pathway for postgraduate studies in sport science, elite sport performance, and clinical disciplines.
In addition to the courses listed below, external students will also have the opportunity to come on-campus for residential schools where you will attend face-to-face lectures and tutorials, use the facilities and meet staff and other students.
How much will it cost?
Approximate annual costs1 for your first year of study (8 units) in this program are:
|Commonwealth supported||AUD 7551|
|Domestic full fee paying||AUD 19240|
Loan to help you pay your fees
You may not have to pay your course (subject) fees upfront. HECS-HELP and FEE-HELP allows you to defer your fees until your income reaches a certain level.
You may also be eligible to receive financial support from Centrelink.
Scholarships and financial assistance
You may be able to apply for scholarships to help with your study costs.
This program includes an on-campus residential school component that involves travel, accommodation and meal expenses.
- Subject pre-requisite: English (4, SA) or equivalent
English Language Requirements
You are required to satisfy the applicable English language requirements. This program requires a minimum of IELTS 6.0 or equivalent.
If you do not meet the English language requirements you may apply to study a University-approved English language program.
A number of other pathways are also available if you haven't been able to study previously or don't meet the requirements for entry into your program of interest.
How to apply
Applying directly to USQ:
- Semester 1, 2018 - applications close Monday 19 February, with semester 1 commencing on Monday 26 February 2018.
- Semester 2, 2018 - applications close Monday 2 July, with semester 2 commencing on Monday 16 July 2018.
If you are applying via QTAC, you will need to check the QTAC closing dates.