Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science/Bachelor of Psychological Science - Counselling and Interpers Skills

University of South Australia

The Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science, Bachelor of Psychological Science (Counselling and Interpersonal Skills) double degree provides students with expertise in the areas of exercise and sport science, psychology, counselling, and behavioural research methodology. The exercise and sport science component provides students with the knowledge to provide counselling to athletes, rehabilitation services and to enhance the physical and mental wellbeing of the population. The psychological science component provides a balance of courses in psychology theory and counselling and graduates enter the workforce with a strong understanding of psychology, as well as the analytical, communication and interpersonal skills needed to work with individuals, groups and communities.

Course Fee:

International: $121,200

Entry Requirements:

Qualify for South Australian Certificate of Education (SACE) with competitive ATAR; or complete secondary education equivalent to SACE; complete International Baccalaureate Diploma; complete or partially complete higher education program; complete four Open Universities Australia courses at undergraduate level or above; qualify for special entry; complete an award from a registered training organisation at Diploma level or above; complete a Foundation Studies program; and meet any pre-requisite and academic requirements. International students who speak English as a foreign language must have obtained the required standards prior to admission.


144 units; 8 Exercise and Sport Science courses from the Human Movement program; 11 core Human Movement courses; 13 core Psychological Science courses.

Subjects you can Study:

Exercise; Sport Science; Psychological Science; Counselling; Interpersonal Skills)

Study Pathways:

Students who complete their degree with a credit or higher grade point average (GPA) may be eligible for the one-year Bachelor of Psychology (Honours). Completion of this honours degree can lead to employment as a practicing psychologist (additional requirements must also be met).

Accepts International Students:


Campus ATAR/OP Adjusted Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Magill No info No Full time 4 years
City East 77.2 No Part time
Magill No info No Part time
City East 77.2 No Full time 4 years
The University of South Australia (UniSA) is the largest university in South Australia with over 36,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students on four urban and two regional campuses. As a prominent provider of international education in the state, the university has close working links with industry, the professions, business and government and offers more professional education programs than any university in South Australia. More than 140 undergraduate and 200 coursework and research postgraduate programs in fields including law, education, nursing, physiotherapy, pharmacy, occupational therapy, podiatry, medical radiation, human movement, commerce, business, management, computer and information science, engineering, construction management, urban and regional planning, visual arts, psychology, civil aviation, journalism, and more are offered. An integral part of a UniSA student's study program includes work in clinical and field placements, assisting with industry-based projects, and working alongside people from industry and the professions.

The Graduate Careers' Council of Australia's annual survey has consistently shown UniSA graduates recording the highest success rate in the State for employment after graduation.

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