Bachelor of Sport, Health and Physical Activity

Flinders University

This degree aims to provide students with an understanding of the significance of sport and physical activity within the context of a healthy lifestyle, and to establish the foundations for students to become effective professionals in, and advocates for, sport and physical activity. It also aims to equip students with a wider knowledge base by combining the study of sport and physical activity with other areas including health and nutrition, tourism, business and disability. The degree will prepare graduates for a career in the sport development, sport coaching, leisure, health, sport and event management industries.

Course Fee:

International: $81,300

Entry Requirements:

Year 12 or equivalent qualifications; or mature age entry (STAT); or TAFE/VET qualifications; or higher education transfers; or completion of a foundation studies program


Students will engage with all aspects of sport from a variety of disciplinary viewpoints, including sociological and biophysical perspectives. Students will undertake core sports and health based topics in combination with topics in business, tourism, nutrition and health sciences. The course structure offers students the ability to develop skills and knowledge in areas such as: physical activity; sport coaching; leisure activities; sport for community development and social inclusion purposes; and event management. In the final year of the course, students will be required to complete an industry placement/project. This course will provide graduates with the theoretical and practical knowledge, skills and industry contacts required to enter a sports related field of employment.

Subjects you can Study:

Sport in Society; Nutrition, Physical Activity and Health; Introduction to Tourism Studies; Sport and Physical Education; Marketing Principles; Management and Administration; Exercise Physiology for Physical Educators; and Nutrition for Sports Performance

Further information:

Students also have the option of combining this degree with one of the following Bachelor degrees, proving they meet the entry requirements for both: Business (Marketing), Business (Management), Communication and Professional Writing and Psychological Science.

Accepts International Students:


Related Careers:

Sports Administrator, Sports Coach,
Campus ATAR/OP Adjusted Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Bedford Park No info No Part time 6 years
Bedford Park No info No Full time 3 years
Flinders is a leading international university in Australia, distinguished by its boldness, vigour and imagination. The University has a record of excellence and innovation in teaching, research and community engagement.

While the main campus is located in the suburb of Bedford Park, just a short drive south of Adelaide's Central Business District and easily accessible by public transport, the University's geographical footprint also stretches across South Australia, Western Victoria and the Northern Territory.

Flinders has over 2,600 staff and more than 26,100 students, with over 5,400 coming from countries as diverse as Canada, India and Kenya. Its graduates are encouraged to be knowledgeable, to communicate effectively, and to develop skills to connect across boundaries and tackle major challenges.

Flinders has led the way in providing access to higher education for individuals who did not traditionally aspire to University, and offers a choice of pathways that cater to people from a variety of backgrounds.

Offering over 140 undergraduate and 280 postgraduate courses, Flinders prides itself on the quality of its programs and the attention given to the learning experience of its students.

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