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Overview

UC recognises how important it is that you are able to continue with your studies while your travel plans are temporarily put on hold due to COVID-19. For this reason, we have developed a carefully selected range of online units for our most popular degree courses, enabling you to commence your study online before transitioning to face-to-face study once travel restrictions are lifted.

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Students are given a foundation in sport sciences as it relates to human movement and sport performance including fundamental concepts in exercise physiology, biomechanics, motor control and exercise programming and prescription. Students will develop skills and competencies in physiological testing procedures, biomechanical analyses to measure a range of parameters relating to physical activity, exercise and sport performance. 

Opportunities to gain experiences in a number of health workplace settings are embedded in the degree. The Bachelor of Health Science (Human Movement) with Sports Management from University of Canberra aims to produce graduates with a strong academic base in both sport and health science disciplines related to human movement, physical activity and performance. Graduates will also be well equipped to undertake further postgraduate study in research, high performance sport or other allied health degrees.

Key facts:

The degree in Sport Management provides students with the knowledge and skills involved in becoming a competent sports manager. This degree (established in 1981) was the first of its kind in Australia and has since become the leader in the field of professional sport management education. 

Graduates can expect to find employment in sports development in Commonwealth and State government departments of sport and recreation, marketing and public relations in the private sector, and in the management of sports, recreation or leisure clubs and centres.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
    • Duration description

      Standard 4 years full time or equivalent. Maximum 10 years.

  • Credits
    96 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Blended, Online

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Systemic Anatomy and Physiology
  • Regional Anatomy and Physiology 
  • Industry and Community Engagement (Health) 
  • Introduction to Research in the Health Sciences 
  • Understanding People and Behaviour
  • Professional Orientation (Health) 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    60

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

Admission to this course is based on an entrance rank. A rank can be achieved by the following means:

  • Year 12 ATAR
  • other Australian Qualification
  • work experience
  • overseas qualification

CRICOS Code: 099025F

Living costs for Canberra

  • 1425 - 2510 AUD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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