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.
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 2) or English (Advanced) (Band 2) or EAL (Band 3)
Recommended Studies: Personal Development, Health and Physical Education (PDHPE); Mathematics plus one of Biology, Chemistry or Physics.
Prerequisites: Units 3 and 4 – a study score of at least 30 in English (EAL) or at least 25 in English other than EAL.
International applicants need to meet the English Language Proficiency requirements as defined in the Admission to Coursework Programs Policy.
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 Psychological Science/Bachelor of Exercise and Sports Science, a student must complete 320 cp from the Schedule of Unit Offerings, consisting of:
a. 160 cp from Bachelor of Psychological Science Units consisting of:
- 140 cp from Specified Psychology Units (Part A);
- 20 cp from Core Curriculum Units (Part B).
b. 160 cp from Bachelor of Exercise and Sports Science Units, consisting of:
- 150 cp from Specified Exercise and Sports Science Units (Part C);
- 10 cp from Professional Experience 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 progress through the course, students will be advised by the Course Coordinator.
Schedule of unit offerings
Part A : Specified Psychology Units
Complete exactly 140 credit points from the following:
|PSYC100||Foundations of Psychology||10|
|PSYC101||Applications of Psychology||10|
|PSYC104||Research Design and Statistics I||10|
|PSYC108||Psychological Practice: Theory and Techniques||10|
|PSYC200||Life Span Development||10|
|PSYC206||Research Design and Statistics II||10|
|PSYC214||Learning and Behaviour||10|
|PSYC311||Research Design and Statistics III||10|
|PSYC315||Brain and Behaviour||10|
Part B : 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|
Part C : Specified Exercise and Sports Science Units
Complete exactly 150 credit points from the following:
|ANAT100||Anatomical Foundations of Exercise Science||10|
|BIOL125||Human Biology 1||10|
|EXSC118||Nutrition and Exercise||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|
|EXSC230||Motor Control and Learning||10|
|EXSC296||Health and Exercise Psychology||10|
|EXSC322||Exercise Physiology: Adaptation to Exercise and the Environment||10|
|EXSC394||Exercise Prescription for Health and Wellbeing||10|
Part D : Professional Experience Units
Complete exactly 10 credit points from the following:
|EXSC206||Professional Experience Preparation||0|
|EXSC325||Professional Practice in Exercise Science||10|