University of Technology Sydney (UTS)

Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science

University of Technology Sydney (UTS)

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00099F

The Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science meets the demand for professionals able to provide physical activity services to all sectors of the community. The course provides students with a strong understanding of the processes and mechanisms underlying sport and exercise science, and with the knowledge and skills necessary to manage and plan sport and exercise activities in health, exercise rehabilitation, sport, event and education contexts. Students who complete this course with the Health and Physical Education major (HPE) are eligible for direct entry into the Master of Teaching in Secondary Education offered by UTS: Education. This course is formally accredited with the Board of Studies, Teaching and Educational Standards (BOSTES) and provides HPE students with the opportunity to complete an undergraduate and postgraduate degree. Students who complete this course with the required electives and grade point average also meet current entry criteria for the Master of Physiotherapy.

Structure

Students must complete at least 144 credit points over 24 subjects. Students choose four electives, appropriate to their chosen career, to complement the core subjects in the degree. Students studying to be a physical education teacher must take the performance studies subjects as electives. The course has an extensive internship program.

Subjects

  • Anatomy
  • Biomechanics
  • Exercise prescription
  • Health and lifespan development
  • Health issues
  • Health promotion
  • Human motion
  • Leisure
  • Nutrition
  • Sport and exercise psychology
  • Sport and tourism

Standard entry requirements

  • Australian Year 12 qualification, AQF Diploma, or equivalent qualification at the required level. This course is also available to mature-aged applicants where preference is given to those with vocational experience in the broad field of human movement. Non-current school leavers are strongly advised to upload a personal statement to their UAC application. The English proficiency requirement for international students or local applicants with international qualifications is: Academic IELTS: 6.5 overall with a writing score of 6.0
  • Or TOEFL: paper based: 550-583 overall with TWE of 4.5, internet based: 79-93 overall with a writing score of 21
  • Or AE5: Pass
  • Or PTE: 58-64
  • Or CAE: 176-184. Eligibility for admission does not guarantee offer of a place.

Study pathways

After admission, students may apply for credit recognition in subjects in which they consider themselves eligible. Equivalence of subject matter is the main criterion for the award of credit recognition in a subject successfully completed at another institution. The Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science (Honours) is available to eligible students with an additional year of full-time study, or two years of part-time study. Further study at UTS Students who complete this course with the Health and Physical Education (HPE) major are eligible for direct entry into the Master of Teaching in Secondary Education (offered by UTS: Education). Acceptance into the Masters of Teaching is subject to satisfactory performance in this course.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Moore Park Precinct International: $101,808 No

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