Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science (Honours)

Deakin University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00113B

Advance your knowledge of exercise and sports science by undertaking an honours degree at Deakin. Designed for students with a strong undergraduate academic record, the honours year combines coursework and an original piece of research under the guidance of a supervisor. You will gain an understanding of research methods and design as well as experience in project planning and implementation. Graduates may apply to enter masters and PhD by research programs. Examples of previous honours research pieces include: How does physical activity in childhood improve the adult heart? Can we monitor firefighters fatigue on the job in the same way we monitor our athletes? Influence of game characteristics on decision making in AFL umpires


8 credit points, including two coursework units in research methods and research issues and an independent research project. Part-time students are required to complete the coursework components in their first year of study. Attendance and presentation at the School Honours Conference is a hurdle requirement.


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Standard entry requirements

Entry will be based on performance in Bachelor Degree or major in a related discipline with a WAM of at least 65 in all level 3 and level 4 Deakin units (or in final year units for awards from other providers) or other evidence of academic capability judged to be equivalent. All applicants must meet the minimum English language requirements.


Not applicable

Study pathways

This course is a pathway into Higher Degrees by Research.

Study information

Campus Fees Mid year intake Attendance
Melbourne Burwood International: $37,000 No
  • Online/Off-campus
  • Flexible Delivery
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time : 6 years
Geelong Waurn Ponds International: $37,000 No
  • Online/Off-campus
  • Flexible Delivery
  • Full-time : 1 year
  • Part-time : 2 years

Further information

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