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Exercise and Sport Science (Honours), Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #27 (BCR) Sydney, Australia
The Exercise and Sport Science (Honours) program at the University of Sydney is a fourth year of study during which you will conduct a research project and write a thesis under the supervision of a senior academic, developing specialist knowledge and invaluable research skills.
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During the Exercise and Sport Science (Honours) program at the University of Sydney, you will study alongside leading researchers in the discipline of exercise and sport science as you develop the expertise and practical skills needed to utilise and produce high quality research. Entry to the Honours program will commence in year four and is available to meritorious students currently enrolled in the Bachelor of Applied Science (Exercise and Sports Science) (Pass) degree.

You will complete two units of study throughout your Honours year. In semester 1, you will commence Honours A: Research Design, which covers quantitative and qualitative research methods and will enable you to develop your research proposal. You will then undertake Honours B: Applied Research Skills in semester 2. In this unit you will cultivate skills in data analysis and the interpretation of results. You will also learn how to write up and present your research findings. The Honours program culminates in a presentation and the submission of a scholarly thesis for examination, in the form of a journal manuscript.

Graduate Opportunities

Graduates of the Bachelor of Applied Science (Exercise and Sport Science) are scientists with a wide range of theoretical knowledge, practical skills and expertise. The career paths followed by graduates are many and varied and depend mostly on the specific interests and aspirations of the individual.

Broadly defined, the areas of employment entered by recent graduates include the sport industry, fitness industry, health industry, occupational health and safety, public health, rehabilitation, research and technology, education and medical insurance.

Detailed Programme Facts

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  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
    • Duration description
      • 4 years (entry after completion of year 3) for Domestic and International students.
  • Credits
    48 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

What you'll study 

Honours subject areas can vary according to Discipline and methodological approach. In Health Sciences, topics may focus on a particular area of health care practice or a topical health issue. Other projects may examine interventions or strategies that aim to improve health outcomes.

English Language Requirements

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General Requirements

  • CRICOS code: 028770E
  • qualified for the award of, or been awarded, the pass degree in Bachelor of Applied Science (Exercise and Sports Science) pass program at the Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Sydney
  •  a Weighted Average Mark (WAM) of at least 65.

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Tuition Fee

  • International

    53000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 53000 AUD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Sydney

  • 1882 - 3550 AUD/month
    Living Costs

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