Bachelor of Applied Science (Exercise and Sport Science) Honours

The information on this page applies to future students. Current students should refer to their faculty handbooks for course information.

This honours course is offered to current students only and they should refer to their Health Sciences Handbook. Honours is a fourth year of study during which you will conduct a research project and write a thesis under the supervision of one of the faculty's expert researchers.

The Bachelor of Applied Science (Exercise and Sports Science) (Honours) program will equip students with the knowledge and practical skills needed to ultilise and produce high quality research. They will also learn how to plan, conduct and write up a research project, under the guidance of senior research scholars within the Faculty. The program includes lectures and seminars in addition to individual research project supervision meetings.

Entry to the Honours program will commence in year 4. Students currently enrolled in the Bachelor of Applied Science (Exercise and Sports Science) (pass) degree will apply for the additional fourth year for Honours.


Inherent Requirements for Exercise and Sport Science courses

Course outline

Honours subject areas

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Further course information

Typical workload and assessment

The focus of the Honours program is on individual research. Students will complete two units of study over the twelve months. In semester 1, students will commence Honours A: Research Design, which covers quantitative and qualitative research methods and will form the development of their research proposal. Students then undertake Honours B: Applied Research Skills in semester 2.Students will develop skills in data analysis and interpretation of the results. They will also learn how to write up and present their 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.

Honours awards and classes

The Bachelor of Applied Science (Exercise and Sport Science) Honours degree is awarded in classes ranging from First Class to Third Class according to the rules specified in the Resolutions of the Faculty of Health Sciences.

Postgraduate research at the University

Studying for a higher degree by research in the health sciences at the University of Sydney is a unique opportunity to push the frontiers of knowledge, develop and prove your critical abilities, and expand your career prospects.
Our leading research groups in clinical and rehabilitation sciences, exercise health and peformance, medical imaging and radiation sciences, health systems and global populations, offer flexible doctoral and master's by research programs to outstanding graduates. You can also work closely with a talented, multidisciplinary team in our Ageing, Work and Health research or our Health Informatics Research and Evaluation unit.

Applying for honours

The Bachelor of Applied Science (Exercise and Sport Science) Honours degree is your chance to become a member of a community of health professionals committed to moving their career forward through research. Under a senior scholar, each student will develop research skills and make a significant contribution to the development of knowledge in their profession

Admission

Admission requirements

To qualify for admission to the Honours year a candidate must have:

* 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

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* a Weighted Average Mark (WAM) of at least 65.

How to apply

Domestic students

How to apply

Applications for the Bachelor of Applied Science (Exercise and Sports Science) (Honours) program apply Direct to The University of Sydney, by clicking ‘APPLY NOW’ - as a 'NEW APPLICANT'

Domestic and International Student Timeline:

Applications open: September 2016

Applications Close: November 2016 - applications received after this date will not be processed.

Offers available: December 2016

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International students

How to apply

Applications for the Bachelor of Applied Science (Exercise and Sports Science) (Honours) program apply Direct to The University of Sydney, by clicking ‘APPLY NOW’ - as a 'NEW APPLICANT'

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