Bachelor of Applied Science (Exercise and Sport Science)

Pre-2020 enrolments only
Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

Exercise and Sport Science (Honours) - pre-2020 enrolment only

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

Students complete 144 credit points of units of study for the pass degree, including:
(a) 120 credit points of core units in the order listed below; and
(b) 24 credit points of elective units taken in Year 3, Semester 2
Honours is available to meritorious students who complete an additional year of full-time study, after the completion of the pass degree.
Students in the Honours program complete 48 credit points, including:
(a) 48 credit points of units of study from the Honours pathway as prescribed by the head of department/discipline/program coordinator.
The honours course:
(a) full-time only over 4 years study

Year 1

Semester 1 - Core
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   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
HSBH1003
Health, Behaviour and Society
6    N BACH1130 or BACH1132 or BACH1133 or BACH1134 or BACH1161 or BACH1165
Semester 1
Semester 2 - Core
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

This unit of study is not available in 2020

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

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 2

Year 2

Semester 1 - Core
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 2 - Core
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

Year 3

Semester 1 - Core
EXSS2025
Motor Control and Learning

This unit of study is not available in 2020

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
Intensive December
Semester 1
Semester 2
Semester 2 - Electives
Choose 24 credit points from the following list
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
HSBH3026
Industry and Community Project
6    P A minimum of 72 credit points

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Intensive December
Intensive February
Intensive January
Intensive July
Semester 1
Semester 2
HSBH3012
Sydney Health Students Abroad
6    P A minimum of 48 credit points

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
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 June
HSBH3024
Designing a Research Project

This unit of study is not available in 2020

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

Year 4 - Honours pathway

Semester 1
BHSC4005
Honours Thesis A
24   

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


This unit constitutes 60% of the final Honours mark.
Semester 1
Semester 2