Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science / Bachelor of Business - Sport Management

Deakin University

With this combined course, you will gain unique knowledge and skills in managing organisations that support sports and events within disciplines such as: athlete management; equipment/merchandising; finance; marketing; promotion; and sponsorship. At the same time, you will focus your expertise on sport science and elite performance. The nationally recognised Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science is the field leader in Victoria and focuses on areas like: behavioural aspects of sport and exercise; exercise physiology; human growth and ageing; improved performance; motor learning and development. Learning from teachers who are active in the industry means your classroom becomes a hub of the latest ideas, approaches and techniques. As well as classroom-based learning, you will undertake at least 220 hours of fieldwork experience in exercise and sport science settings through the Exercise Programming, and Exercise and Sports Practicum units, plus 100 or more hours with a host sporting organisation in the Sport Management Practicum unit. This extensive practical experience gives you the expertise to pursue opportunities varying from traditional sport, exercise and coaching occupations to well-established sports administration, management, governance and development roles.

Course Fee:


International: $150,656

Entry Requirements:

Entry will be based on performance in: Senior Secondary Certificate of Education with ATAR of at least 50 or equivalent OR Certificate IV in a related discipline OR Diploma in any discipline or 50% completion of Diploma in a related discipline OR Successful completion of relevant study - equivalent to at least two Deakin University units - at an accredited higher education institution OR Evidence of academic capability judged to be equivalent, including Foundation program approved by Faculty Board, or relevant work or life experience.

Structure:

To complete the Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science/Bachelor of Business (Sport Management) students must attain 32 credit points. Most units (think of units as 'subjects') are equal to 1 credit point. In order to gain 32 credit points you will need to study 32 units (AKA 'subjects'). Most students choose to study 4 units per trimester and usually undertaken two trimesters each year. The course comprises a total of 32 credit points which must include 16 core units in the Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science, 15 core units and 1 elective unit in the Bachelor of Business (Sport Management). Note for Geelong students: ##Exercise and Sport Science (H-coded) units are offered at Waurn Ponds (Geelong) ##Business (Sport Management) (M-coded) units are mostly offered via Cloud (online), and/or delivered at Waterfront (Geelong) You may need to travel between Waterfront (Geelong) and Waurn Ponds (Geelong) to complete this course.

Subjects you can Study:

For information on major subjects please contact Health enquiries at health-enquire@deakin.edu.au

Study Pathways:

This course can be a pathway to: H442 Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science (Honours); H707 Master of Applied Sport Science.

Further information:

For other information please contact Health enquiries at health-enquire@deakin.edu.au

Recognition:

xercise and Sports Science Australia (ESSA) All graduates are eligible to apply for accreditation with Exercise and Sports Science Australia (ESSA) as an Accredited Exercise Scientist (AES). Please refer to ESSA webpage for more information. Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science students who have been awarded Recognition for Prior Learning for study below Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) level-7 (e.g. non-university study undertaken via TAFE, Deakin College or within overseas qualifications that are not equivalent to an Australian Bachelor degree (i.e. AQF-7) may not be eligible for immediate accreditation with ESSA. This does not mean that ESSA accreditation is not available to you. What it means is that to apply to become an AES you will need to do so through the non-ESSA Accredited Course application pathway. For D394 graduates who have NOT received any Recognition for Prior Learning from study undertaken below AQF-7 (e.g. non-university study undertaken via TAFE, Deakin College or within overseas qualifications that are not equivalent to an Australian Bachelor degree (i.e. AQF-7), please refer to the ESSA Accredited Course information application process.

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Waurn Ponds 66.05 No Part time 8 years
Waurn Ponds 66.05 No Full time 4 years
Burwood 80 No Part time 8 years
Burwood 80 No Full time 4 years

Why study with us

Deakin is the number one university in Victoria for graduate satisfaction and among the top one per cent of universities worldwide.

With industry connections, world-class facilities and a practical approach to learning, Deakin students gain more than just a qualification – they graduate confident and ready to thrive in the jobs of tomorrow.

Facilities and services

Deakin has a reputation for cutting-edge technology, innovative facilities and flexible learning environments. There are five campuses – Melbourne Burwood, Geelong Waurn Ponds, Geelong Waterfront, Warrnambool and the Cloud Campus – offering students the flexibility to study in a location that suits them.

All students, regardless of their campus or mode of study, benefit from a range of valuable services including accommodation, financial assistance, health and wellbeing, and study and learning support. 

Admission and selection

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Study options

As a Deakin student, you can choose from full-time, part-time or intensive study options across Deakin’s bachelor, postgraduate and research degrees. You’ll also have the opportunity to study abroad, explore cross-international study, gain an internship, or work in simulated environments to tailor your learning experience and get a head start in your dream career.

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