Credit points


Minimum duration

4 years full-time or equivalent part-time.

Approved locations

  • Brisbane
  • Melbourne
  • North Sydney
  • Strathfield


Students in Sydney will normally be located at the Strathfield Campus, however, some units are undertaken at the North Sydney Campus. Students will not be required to travel between campuses on the same day.

EFTSL value of units : All 10 cp units in this course have an EFTSL value of 0.125. Units with a cp value of a multiple of 10 have corresponding EFTSL values.

Admission requirements

An applicant must comply with the Admission to Coursework Programs Policy.

International applicants need to meet the English Language Proficiency requirements as defined in the Admission to Coursework Programs Policy.

To be eligible for admission to the course, an applicant must have completed the following prerequisites at year 12 level, or equivalent.


New South Wales

Recommended studies: English (Standard) Band 3, Personal Development, Health and Physical Education (PDHPE), Mathematics (any) plus one of Biology, Chemistry or Physics.


Prerequisites: English (Units 3 & 4, C)

Recommended Studies: one of General Mathematics, Mathematical Methods, Specialist Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Health or Physical Education (Units 3 & 4, C)


Prerequisites: Units 3 and 4 – a study score of at least 30 in English (EAL) or at least 25 in English other than EAL.

Disclaimer :The Course entry requirements above are for 2021 Admission. Refer to your relevant Tertiary Admission Centre website for future years' entry requirements.

Completion requirements

To qualify for the Bachelor of Exercise Science/Bachelor of Business Administration degree, a student must complete 320 cp from the Schedule of Unit Offerings, consisting of:

a. 160 cp from Bachelor of Exercise and Sports Science units, consisting of:

  1. 120 cp from Specified Exercise and Sports Science Units (Part A);
  2. 20 cp from Elective Units (Part B);
  3. 20 cp from Industry Experience, including EXSC205 Industry Experience Preparation (0 cp) (Part C)


b. 140 cp from Business Units, consisting of:

  1. 130 cp from Specified Business Units (Part D);
  2. 10 cp from BIPX202 Community Engagement: Building Strengths and Capabilities (Part E);


c. 20 cp from Core Curriculum Units (Part F)

Progression requirements

Students are required to follow the pattern of unit enrolment set out in the relevant Course Enrolment Guide, unless otherwise approved by the Course Coordinator.

In all aspects of progress through the course, students will be advised by the Course Coordinator.

Part A : Specified Exercise And Sports Science Units

Complete exactly 120 credit points from the following:

CodeTitleCredit PointsNotes
ANAT100Anatomical Foundations of Exercise Science10
BIOL125Human Biology 110
EXSC118Nutrition and Exercise10
EXSC187Growth, Motor Development and Ageing10
EXSC199Psychology of Sport10
EXSC204Exercise Prescription and Delivery10
EXSC216Resistance Training: Science and Application10
EXSC222Functional Anatomy10
EXSC224Mechanical Bases of Exercise10
EXSC225Physiological Bases of Exercise10
EXSC230Motor Control and Learning10
EXSC322Exercise Physiology: Adaptation to Exercise and the Environment10

Part B : Electives Units*

Complete exactly 20 credit points from the following:

CodeTitleCredit PointsNotes
EXSC106Social and Emotional Wellbeing of Young People10
EXSC109Games and Sports Skills10NSW only
EXSC115Foundations of the Outdoor Experience10
EXSC116Journeying in the Natural World10
EXSC117Leadership Development in Team Games10
EXSC119From Health to High Performance Sport10
EXSC250Gymnastics and Dance10NSW only
EXSC290The Aquatic Environment and the Outdoor Experience10
EXSC294Outdoor Environments and Therapeutic Interventions10
EXSC296Health and Exercise Psychology10
EXSC303Exercise Behaviour Change10
EXSC306Independent Study in Exercise Science10
EXSC310Strength and Conditioning: Fundamentals of Athlete Preparation10
EXSC312River Journeys and Connections to Place10
EXSC313Aquatics and Athletics10NSW only
EXSC314Healthy Relationships for Young People10NSW only
EXSC315Alpine Ecology and the Outdoor Experience10
EXSC316Nutrition for Sports Performance10
EXSC320Advanced Biomechanics10
EXSC385Challenges and Opportunities in the Health of Young People10NSW only
EXSC390Leadership Practices and the Outdoor Experience10
EXSC392Leadership Development in Physical Activity10
EXSC396Strength and Conditioning: Prescription for Athletic Performance10
PUBH102Foundations of Health Promotion10NSW only
PUBH312Applied Health Promotion10

*Other undergraduate units approved by the Course Coordinator.

Students may need to take electives in a particular sequence in order to satisfy state-based entry into relevant postgraduate teaching courses and to meet registration requirements

Part C : Industry Experience Units

Complete exactly 20 credit points from the following:

CodeTitleCredit PointsNotes
EXSC205Industry Experience Preparation0
EXSC399Industry Experience20

Part D : Specified Business Administration Units

Complete exactly 130 credit points from the following:

CodeTitleCredit PointsNotes
BAFN200Principles of Finance10
BUSN104Money Matters10Business Foundation Unit
BUSN111Working with Technology10Business Foundation Unit
BUSN112Managing Markets10Business Foundation Unit
BUSN113Managing People and Organisations10Business Foundation Unit
ECON200Economics: Policy Frameworks and Markets10
ENTR301Managing Entrepreneurship and Innovation10
HRMG204Organisational Behaviour10
ITEC200Data and Information Management10
ITEC201Fundamentals of Information Technology10
MGMT304Strategic Management10
MKTG207Marketing Toolkit10
CodeTitleCredit PointsNotes
BUSN304Working with Diversity and Conflict10
BIPX301Professional Experience10

Part E : Business Administration Community Engagement Unit

Complete exactly 10 credit points from the following:

CodeTitleCredit PointsNotes
BIPX202Community Engagement: Building Strengths and Capabilities10

Part F : Core Curriculum Units

Complete exactly 20 credit points from the following:

CodeTitleCredit PointsNotes
UNCC100Self and Community: Exploring the Anatomy of Modern Society10
PHCC102Being Human10
PHCC104Ethics and the Good Life10
CodeTitleCredit PointsNotes
UNCC300Justice and Change in a Global World10
PHCC320The Just Society10

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