Bachelor of Applied Science (Exercise and Sport Science) – BPASENUD1000 / Master of Nutrition and Dietetics - MANUTDIE1000

Course rules

 

Bachelor of Applied Science (Exercise and Sport Science) / Master of Nutrition and Dietetics


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

SH139

Bachelor of Applied Science (Exercise and Sport Science) / Master of Nutrition and Dietetics

SH054

Bachelor of Applied Science (Exercise and Sport Science) (Honours) / Master of Nutrition and Dietetics


2 Attendance pattern

The attendance pattern for this course is full time only.

3 Master's type

The master's degree in these resolutions is a professional master's course, as defined by the Coursework Rule.

4 Cross-faculty management

(1)
Candidates will be under the general supervision of the Faculty of Health Sciences until the end of the semester in which they complete the requirements for the Bachelor of Applied Science (Exercise and Sport Science). They will then be under the supervision of the Faculty of Science.
(2)
The Deans of the Faculty of Health Sciences and the Faculty of Science shall jointly exercise authority in any matter concerned with the double degree course not otherwise dealt with in these resolutions.

5 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.

6 Requirements for the award of the degrees in the double degree

(1)
The units of study that may be taken for the degrees in the double degree program are set out in the Faculty of Health Sciences Table of units of study for the Bachelor of Applied Science (Exercise and Sport Science) / Master of Nutrition and Dietetics.
(2)
To qualify for the award of the degrees in the double degree program, a candidate must complete 240 credit points comprising:
(a)
144 credit points of units of study prescribed for the Bachelor of Applied Science (Exercise and Sport Science) component. All units of study are core units; and
(b)
96 credit points of core units of study prescribed for the Master of Nutrition and Dietetics component.

7 Progression rules

(1)
Candidates must complete the requirements for the Bachelor of Applied Science (Exercise and Sport Science) with a WAM of at least 65 in order to be eligible to proceed to the Master of Nutrition and Dietetics.
(2)
Candidates who complete the requirements for the Bachelor of Applied Science (Exercise and Sport Science) but fail to achieve a WAM of 65 will be awarded the Bachelor of Applied Science (Exercise and Sport Science).
(3)
Candidates for the Master of Nutrition and Dietetics must complete First Year units of study before proceeding to the Second Year units.

8 Requirements for the Honours degree

(1)
Honours is available in the Bachelor of Applied Science (Exercise and Sport Science) to meritorious candidates who complete an additional year of full-time study, after completion of the pass degree. Part-time study over two years may be permitted if the Faculty is satisfied the candidate cannot undertake honours full time.
(2)
Admission and award requirements for honours are described in the Course Resolutions relating to the Bachelor of Applied Science (Exercise and Sport Science).
(3)
Candidates who qualify to undertake honours in the Bachelor of Applied Science (Exercise and Sport Science) will enrol in and complete the honours program prior to the commencement of the Master of Nutrition and Dietetics course.

9 Award of the degrees

(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.
(3)
The Master of Nutrition and Dietetics is awarded at Pass level only.

10 Course transfer

(1)
A candidate may abandon the double degree program and elect to complete the Bachelor of Applied Science (Exercise and Sport Science) in accordance with the resolutions governing that degree.
(2)
Completion of the Master of Nutrition and Dietetics in the future will require a new application for admission to that course and completion in accordance with the resolutions governing that degree.

11 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.