Bachelor of Applied Science (Exercise and Sport Science)

Bachelor of Applied Science (Exercise and Sport Science) Pass

Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

Bachelor of Applied Science (Exercise and Sport Science) Pass

Pass course; full-time, 3 years

Year 1

Semester 1
BIOS1167
Foundations of Biomedical Science
6      Semester 1
BIOS1168
Functional Musculoskeletal Anatomy A
6   

Semester 1 Unit Coordinators are Dr Cliffton Chan and A/Prof Leslie Nicholson, Semester 2 unit coordinator is Dr Joanna Diong
Semester 1
Semester 2
EXSS1032
Fundamentals of Exercise Science
6      Semester 1
HSBH1003
Health, Behaviour and Society
6    N BACH1130 or BACH1132 or BACH1133 or BACH1134 or BACH1161 or BACH1165
Semester 1
SEMESTER 1 TOTAL: 24 CREDIT POINTS
Semester 2
BIOS1169
Functional Musculoskeletal Anatomy B
6    P BIOS1168
Semester 1
Semester 2
BIOS1170
Body Systems: Structure and Function
6    N BMED2403 or PHSI2005 or PHSI2006
Semester 1
Semester 2
EXSS1029
Muscle Mechanics and Training
6    A Background in basic human biology (e.g. high school level) including knowledge of biologically important molecules and the basic structure and function of the cell.
Semester 2
EXSS1018
Biomechanics of Human Movement
6    A HSC Mathematics
Semester 2
SEMESTER 2 TOTAL: 24 CREDIT POINTS

Year 2

Semester 1
BIOS1171
Neuroscience
6    N BIOS1137 or BIOS2103 or ANAT2010


Semester 1 coordinator is Dr Jin Huang, Semester 2 coordinator is Dr Alan Freeman
Semester 1
Semester 2
EXSS2018
Biomechanical Analysis of Movement
6    P EXSS1018
Semester 1
EXSS2028
Exercise Physiology and Biochemistry
6    A BIOS1167 and EXSS1032
N EXSS2017 or EXSS2019
Semester 1
HSBH1007
Health Science and Research
6    N HSBH2007
Semester 1
Semester 2
SEMESTER 1 TOTAL: 24 CREDIT POINTS
Semester 2
EXSS2021
Nutrition, Health and Performance
6    P EXSS2028
Semester 2
EXSS2022
Exercise Physiology-Training Adaptations
6    P EXSS2028
Semester 2
EXSS2026
Growth, Development and Ageing
6      Semester 2
EXSS3023
Exercise Testing and Prescription
6    A EXSS2027 or EXSS2028
Semester 2
SEMESTER 2 TOTAL: 24 CREDIT POINTS

Year 3

Semester 1
EXSS2025
Motor Control and Learning
6    A BIOS1171
Semester 1
Semester 2
EXSS3024
Exercise, Health and Disease
6    A EXSS3023 and (EXSS2022 or EXSS2027)
Semester 1
EXSS3049
Sport and Exercise Psychology
6    P BACH1161 or HSBH1003
Semester 1
EXSS3045
Professional Practice
6    P EXSS3023


Students must have a current CPR certificate of competency and criminal record check prior to undertaking clinical work
Semester 1
Semester 2
SEMESTER 1 TOTAL: 24 CREDIT POINTS
Semester 2
Choose four electives from the list below. The offering of any one of these elective units of study will depend on sufficient student demand and staff availability. Subject to approval of the relevant head of academic unit, elective units of study may be taken from within or outside the Faculty.
SEMESTER 2 TOTAL: 24 CREDIT POINTS

Exercise and Sport Science Electives

Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

Exercise and Sport Science electives

Notes
Availability of electives may vary from year to year. Subject to approval of relevant head of academic unit, elective units of study may be taken from within or outside the Faculty. Please choose four electives for Semester 2.
Semester 2
BIOS3065
Anatomical Analysis of Exercise
6    P BIOS1168 and BIOS1169
Semester 2
EXSS3027
Exercise and Rehabilitation
6    A (EXSS2028 and EXSS2022) or EXSS2027
P EXSS3024
Semester 2
EXSS3040
Physiological Testing and Training
6    P EXSS2022
Semester 2
EXSS3041
Management, Marketing and the Law
6      Semester 2
HSBH3007
Cancer: Prevention through to Palliation
6    P Students must have completed at least 48 credit points

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Intensive October
Semester 1
HSBH3026
Industry and Community Project
6    P A minimum of 48 credit points

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Department Permission required for enrolment
Intensive December
Intensive February
Intensive January
Intensive July
Semester 1
Semester 2
HSBH3012
FHS Abroad
6    P Successful completion of all 1st year units in an undergraduate FHS degree


Students interested in participating must obtain permission from their course director before enrolling in FHS Abroad. Some degrees require participants have a minimum credit average.
Intensive December
Intensive July
Semester 1
Semester 2
HSBH3024
Designing a Research Project
6    P (HSBH1007 or HSBH2007) or (BACH1161 or HSBH1003 and HSBH1007)
Semester 2
EXSS3037
Exercise Pharmacology and Immunology
6    P BIOS1170 and EXSS2028
Semester 2
EXSS3044
Biomechanics of Sports Techniques
6    P EXSS1018
Semester 2

Bachelor of Applied Science (Exercise and Sport Science) Honours

Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

Bachelor of Applied Science (Exercise and Sport Science) Honours

Honours program; full-time, 4 years

Years 1 to 3

As per Pass course

Year 4

Semester 1
BHSC4005
Honours Thesis A
24   

This unit constitutes 40% of the final Honours grade.
Semester 1
Semester 2
SEMESTER 1 TOTAL: 24 CREDIT POINTS
Semester 2
BHSC4006
Honours Thesis B
24    P BHSC4005


This unit constitutes 60% of the final Honours mark.
Semester 1
Semester 2
SEMESTER 2 TOTAL: 24 CREDIT POINTS