Bachelor of Applied Science (Exercise and Sport Science) – BPASESSC2000

Course rules

 

Bachelor of Applied Science (Exercise and Sport Science)


These resolutions must be read in conjunction with applicable University By-laws, Rules and policies including (but not limited to) the University of Sydney (Coursework) Rule 2000 (the 'Coursework Rule'), the Resolutions of the Faculty, the University of Sydney (Student Appeals against Academic Decisions) Rule 2006 (as amended) and the Academic Board policies on Academic Dishonesty and Plagiarism.

Course resolutions

1 Course codes

Code Course and stream title

BPASESSC-02

Bachelor of Applied Science (Exercise and Sport Science)

BHASESSH-01

Bachelor of Applied Science (Exercise and Sport Science) (Honours)

2 Attendance pattern

The attendance pattern for these courses is full time only.

3 Admission to candidature

Admission to this course is on the basis of a secondary school leaving qualification such as the NSW Higher School Certificate (including national and international equivalents), tertiary study or an approved preparation program. English language requirements must be met where these are not demonstrated by sufficient qualifications taught in English. Special admission pathways are open for mature aged applicants who do not possess a school leaving qualification, educationally disadvantaged applicants and for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Applicants are ranked by merit and offers for available places are issued according to the ranking. Details of admission policies are found in the Coursework Rule.

4 Requirements for award

(1)
The units of study that may be taken for these courses are set out in the Faculty of Health Sciences Table of units of study for the Bachelor of Applied Science (Exercise and Sport Science).
(2)
To qualify for the award of the pass degree, a candidate must complete 144 credit points of units of study comprising:
(a)
120 credit points of core units; and
(b)
24 credit points of elective units, following the rules specified in the table listed in the Faculty of Health Sciences Handbook.

5 Requirements for the Honours degree

(1)
Honours is available to meritorious students who complete an additional year of full-time study, after the completion of the pass degree. Part-time study is permitted if the head of department/ discipline/ program coordinator is satisfied the candidate cannot undertake full-time study.
(2)
To qualify for admission to the Honours Year a student must:
(a)
have qualified for, or been awarded, the pass degree of Bachelor of Applied Science (Exercise and Sport Science), or an equivalent qualification;
(b)
have a WAM of at least 65 in that course; and
(c)
have the permission of the relevant head of department/ discipline/ program coordinator.
(3)
To qualify for the award of the honours degree a candidate must complete 48 credit points of honours units of study from the Honours pathway section of the Exercise and Sport Science Table, as prescribed by the head of department/ discipline/ program coordinator.

6 Award of the degree

(1)
The Bachelor of Applied Science (Exercise and Sport Science) is awarded at either Pass or Honours level. The 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.
(2)
Candidates for the award of the Honours degree who do not meet the requirements, and who have not already graduated, will be awarded the pass degree.

7 Transitional provisions

(1)
These resolutions apply to students who commenced their candidature after 1 January, 2011 and students who commenced their candidature prior to 1 January, 2011 who elect to proceed under these resolutions.
(2)
Candidates who commenced prior to 1 January, 2011 may complete the requirements in accordance with the resolutions in force at the time of their commencement, provided that the requirements are completed by 1 January, 2016. The Faculty may specify a later date for completion or specify alternative requirements for completion of candidatures that extend beyond this time.