Credit points


Minimum duration

2.5 years full-time or equivalent part-time.

Approved locations

  • Blacktown
  • Brisbane
  • Melbourne
  • Strathfield

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

Prerequisites: English (Standard) –Band 3

Recommended studies: 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 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 High Performance Sport degree, a student must complete 240 cp from the Schedule of Unit Offerings, consisting of:

  1. 190 cp from Specified Units (Part A);
  2. 20 cp from Professional Experience Units (Part B), including EXSC218 Internship Preparation for Coaching and Prescription (0 cp);
  3. 20 cp from Core Curriculum Units (Part C)
  4. 10 cp from Elective Units (Part D)

Students are required to complete 200hrs of internship hours of which 140hrs must be in accordance with practicum guidelines outlined by Exercise and Sports Science Australia.

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 progression through this course, students will be advised by the Course Coordinator.

Part A : Specified Units

Complete exactly 190 credit points from the following:

CodeTitleCredit PointsNotes
ANAT100Anatomical Foundations of Exercise Science10
BIOL125Human Biology 110
EXSC118Nutrition and Exercise10
EXSC119From Health to High Performance Sport10
EXSC122Research and Ethics in Exercise Science10
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
EXSC296Health and Exercise Psychology10
EXSC310Strength and Conditioning: Fundamentals of Athlete Preparation10
EXSC319Performance Analysis in Sport10
EXSC322Exercise Physiology: Adaptation to Exercise and the Environment10
EXSC396Strength and Conditioning: Prescription for Athletic Performance10

Part B : Professional Experience Units

Complete exactly 20 credit points from the following:

CodeTitleCredit PointsNotes
EXSC218Internship Preparation for Coaching and Prescription0
EXSC309Internship in Coaching and Prescription20

Part C : 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

Part D : Elective Units

Complete exactly 10 credit points from the following:

CodeTitleCredit PointsNotes
EXSC303Exercise Behaviour Change10
EXSC306Independent Study in Exercise Science10
EXSC316Nutrition for Sports Performance10
EXSC317Data Analytics in Sport10
EXSC318International Study in High Performance Sport10

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