Physical Activity and Health

Study in the Physical Activity and Health major is offered by the Sydney School of Health Sciences at the Faculty of Medicine and Health. Units of study are interdisciplinary and offered at the standard level.

About the major

A major in Physical Activity and Health

Requirements for completion

A major in Physical Activity and Health requires 48 credit points, consisting of:

(i) 12 credit points of 1000-level core units
(ii) 12 credit points of 2000-level core units
(iii) 12 credit points of 3000-level core units
(vi) 6 credit points of 3000-level selective units
(vi) 6 credit points of 3000-level interdisciplinary project units

A minor in Physical Activity and Health requires 36 credit points, consisting of:

(i) 12 credit points of 1000-level core units
(ii) 12 credit points of 2000-level core units; and
(iii) 12 credit points of 3000-level selective units

First year

Core to Major:

Second year

Core:

Third year

Students must select 6 credit points of 3000-level research units, 6 credit points of 3000-level interdisciplinary experience units, 6 credit points of 3000-level disciplinary project units and 6 credit points of 3000-level selective units. Details of selectives available can be found in the unit of study tables for the

Fourth year

The fourth year is only offered within the combined Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Advanced Studies course.

Advanced coursework
The Bachelor of Advanced Studies advanced coursework option consists of 48 credit points, with a minimum of 24 credit points at 4000-level or above. Of these 24 credit points, you must complete a project unit of study worth at least 12 credit points. Advanced coursework will be included in the table for 2020.

Honours
Meritorious students may apply for admission to Honours within a subject area of the Bachelor of Advanced Studies. Admission to Honours requires the prior completion of all requirements of the Bachelor of Science, including Open Learning Environment (OLE) units. If you are considering applying for admission to Honours, ensure your degree planning takes into account the completion of a second major and all OLE requirements prior to Honours commencement.

Unit of study requirements for Honours in the area of Health: completion of 36 credit points of project work and 12 credit points of coursework. Honours units of study will be available in 2020.

Contact and further information

W Sydney School of Health Sciences
T 1800 793 864

Dr hh;kh;h
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Learning Outcomes

Students who graduate from Phsyical Activity and Health will be able to:

  1. Exhibit.
  2. Work.
  3. Advance knowledge.
  4. Communicate.
  5. Apply knowledge.
  6. Design evidence-based.
  7. Work.
  8. Act ethically and with cultural sensitivity .
  9. Advocate fors.