4 years full-time or equivalent part-time.
Course available at
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.
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.
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.
To qualify for the Bachelor of Exercise Science/Bachelor of Applied Public Health degree, a student must complete 320 cp from the Schedule of Unit Offerings, consisting of:
a. 180 cp from Exercise Science units, consisting of:
- 110 cp from Specified Exercise Science units (Part A);
- 70 cp from Elective Units (which will normally include at least 20 cp from an Exercise Science sequence) (Part B)
b. 120 cp from Specified Public Health Units (Part C); AND
c. 20 cp from Core Curriculum Units (Part D).
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.
Schedule of unit offerings
Part A : Specified Exercise Science Units
Complete exactly 110 credit points from the following:
|ANAT100||Anatomical Foundations of Exercise Science||10|
|BIOL121||Human Biological Science 1||10|
|EXSC118||Nutrition and Exercise||10|
|EXSC122||Research and Ethics in Exercise Science||10|
|EXSC187||Growth, Motor Development and Ageing||10|
|EXSC199||Psychology of Sport||10|
|EXSC204||Exercise Prescription and Delivery||10|
|EXSC216||Resistance Training: Science and Application||10|
|EXSC224||Mechanical Bases of Exercise||10|
|EXSC225||Physiological Bases of Exercise||10|
|EXSC322||Exercise Physiology: Adaptation to Exercise and the Environment||10|
Part B : Exercise Science Electives*
Complete exactly 70 credit points from the following:
|EXSC106||Social and Emotional Wellbeing of Young People||10|
|EXSC115||Foundations of the Outdoor Experience||10|
|EXSC116||Journeying in the Natural World||10|
|EXSC117||Leadership Development in Team Games||10|
|EXSC119||From Health to High Performance Sport||10|
|EXSC230||Motor Control and Learning||10|
|EXSC250||Gymnastics and Dance||10|
|EXSC290||The Aquatic Environment and the Outdoor Experience||10|
|EXSC294||Outdoor Environments and Therapeutic Interventions||10|
|EXSC303||Exercise Behaviour Change||10|
|EXSC306||Independent Study in Exercise Science||10|
|EXSC310||Strength and Conditioning: Fundamentals of Athlete Preparation||10|
|EXSC312||River Journeys and Connections to Place||10|
|EXSC313||Aquatics and Athletics||10|
|EXSC314||Healthy Relationships for Young People||10|
|EXSC315||Alpine Ecology and the Outdoor Experience||10|
|EXSC316||Nutrition for Sports Performance||10|
|EXSC385||Challenges and Opportunities in the Health of Young People||10|
|EXSC390||Leadership Practices and the Outdoor Experience||10|
|EXSC391||Evaluation of the Outdoor Experience||10|
|EXSC392||Leadership Development in Physical Activity||10|
|EXSC395||Outdoor Programming and Mentoring 'Youth at Risk'||10|
|EXSC396||Strength and Conditioning: Prescription for Athletic Performance||10|
*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 : Specified Public Health Units
Complete exactly 120 credit points from the following:
|PUBH100||Foundations of Public Health||10|
|PUBH101||Foundations of Public Health Communication||10|
|PUBH102||Foundations of Health Promotion||10|
|PUBH202||Public Health Research Methods||10|
|PUBH204||Public Health Economics||10|
|PUBH302||Applied Public Health 1||10|
|PUBH303||Applied Public Health Communication||10|
|PUBH304||Public Health Advocacy||10|
|PUBH305||Applied Public Health 2||10|
|PUBH306||Public Health Policy and Law||10|
|PUBH312||Applied Health Promotion||10|
Part D : Core Curriculum Units
Complete exactly 20 credit points from the following:
|UNCC100||Self and Community: Exploring the Anatomy of Modern Society||10||OR|
|PHCC104||Ethics and the Good Life||10|
|UNCC300||Justice and Change in a Global World||10||OR|
|PHCC320||The Just Society||10|