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

What is an honours subject area?

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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

AND

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

The academic requirements that are displayed are applicable to currently available courses only, and are updated annually in October and may be changed without notice. The Faculty Handbook and the University of Sydney Calendar are the official legal source of information relating to study at the University of Sydney, and you are referred to those documents.

How to apply

Domestic students

How to apply

Internal applicants apply directly to The University of Sydney, by clicking ‘APPLY NOW’. All applicants will be considered as 'NEW’ applicants.

Applications open: 12 September 2016

Applications close: 4 December 2016 - applications received after this date will not be processed.

Offers: 12 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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Important Fee Information

Domestic students

Indicative Undergraduate Student Contribution Amount

The student contribution amount for a Commonwealth Supported Place is an indication only of the 2017 amount payable in Year 1 for a standard full time load of 48 credit points (1.0 EFTSL). The exact student contribution that you pay will depend on the calendar year in which you undertake your study in the course, and the specific units of study in which you enrol.

For further information about how to calculate your specific total student contribution, please refer to the University's Tuition Fees website.

Annual review and fee increases

Importantly, student contribution amounts are subject to annual review by the University, and will increase each year of your period of study (subject to a Commonwealth specified cap), effective at the start of each calendar year.

Additional incidental costs

For some courses there are incidental costs additional to the student contribution. Some of these incidental costs are significant, for example, faculty-specific materials, tools, protected clothing, and equipment. Further information about these costs is available from your faculty.

Credit card surcharge

Please note that a surcharge of 0.8% will apply for payments made by Visa or MasterCard. The surcharge is subject to review and may change. Information about payment methods and the surcharge is set out at: http://sydney.edu.au/study/finances-fees-costs/fees-and-loans/paying-your-fees.html.

Potential for inaccuracy

Whilst every reasonable effort has been made to include correct and up to date information here, you are also advised to consult directly with the Student Centre so that they can provide you with specific and up to date information about fees.

International students

Indicative International Tuition Fees for Undergraduate Students

The tuition fee for international undergraduate students is an indication of the 2017 fees payable in Year 1 for a standard full time load of 48 credit points (1.0 EFTSL). Depending on the calendar year in which you undertake your study, and if your study load is more or less than the 1.0 EFTSL, your tuition fee will differ from the indicative amount.

For further information about how to calculate your specific total tuition fees, please refer to the University's Tuition Fees website.

Annual review and fee increases

Importantly, tuition fees are subject to annual review, and will increase each year of your period of study, effective at the start of each calendar year.

Additional incidental costs and health insurance

For some courses there are incidental costs additional to the tuition fees. Some of these incidental costs are significant, for example, faculty-specific materials, tools, protected clothing, and equipment. Further information about these costs is available from your faculty.

In addition to the fees indicated here for the course of study, International Students studying on an Australian Student Visa must have appropriate health insurance for the duration of their studies on a Student Visa through an approved provider of the Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) scheme. This is a requirement of the Australian Government, unless otherwise exempted by the Government.

Credit card surcharge

Please note that a surcharge of 0.8% will apply for payments made by Visa or MasterCard. The surcharge is subject to review and may change. Information about payment methods and the surcharge is set out at: http://sydney.edu.au/study/finances-fees-costs/fees-and-loans/paying-your-fees.html.

Potential for inaccuracy

Whilst every reasonable effort has been made to include correct and up to date information here, you are also advised to consult directly with the Student Centre so that they can provide you with specific and up to date information about fees.