La Trobe University

Bachelor of Sports and Exercise Science

Overview

2018 'Clearly In' ATAR*
Start dates
Semester 1 (March)
Duration
3 years full time (or part time equivalent)
Fees and costs
Please check out our Fee calculator for an estimation of course fees.

*N/A: Not applicable, N/P: Not published, NC: New course, RC: Range of criteria.
Additional information on the 2018 intake is now available at the ATAR Wizard.

The Bachelor of Sports and Exercise Science prepares you for employment in the exercise, sport and health industries. You'll learn to apply a range of skills to improve the health and performance of clients and athletes. With a focus on sports you will complete core units in physiology, anatomy, biomechanics, motor control and learning, skill acquisition, performance analysis, high performance training, sports nutrition and psychology. Professional placements with industry, including sports clubs, gymnasiums and other sports and exercise science organisations will allow you to apply your theoretical knowledge to real life situations. The Bachelor of Sports and Exercise Science also provides a pathway to a range of graduate entry allied health programs.

Entry requirements

Prerequisites

Year 12 Applicants: VCE units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 30 in English (EAL) or at least 25 in English other than EAL; and a study score of at least 20 in two of Biology, Chemistry, any Mathematics, Physical Education, Health and Human Development or Physics.

Non-Year 12 Applicants: Demonstrated proficiency equivalent to stated Year 12 prerequisites. Selection may be based on ATAR, VTAC Personal History online, GPA, or STAT Multiple Choice.

Career outcomes

Graduates of the Bachelor of Sports and Exercise Science course could seek employment with both health and sport-oriented organisations, including semi-professional and professional sporting teams, gymnasiums, and health care organisations.

Fees and costs

Course fees

Your course fees will depend on the subjects you choose to study: each subject has its own costs. The total course fee may vary depending on the subjects you choose, your study load, the time it takes to complete your course and your approved Credit for Prior Learning.

Find out more about undergraduate course fees.

Scholarships

Scholarships are available for both current and future students. Find out what La Trobe scholarship opportunities might be available to you.

How to apply

Applications for 2019 will open later this year.

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Additional information

Students will be required to attend supervised professional placements at locations external to the University's Melbourne campus. Students will undertake 140 hours of professional fieldwork placements in the second and third years of their degree in line with ESSA accreditation standards. Students will be supervised by accredited sports and exercise scientists. Students will complete both written assignments and professional reflective journals as part of their assessment of their professional fieldwork placements.

See Student Handbook for more details

The Handbook contains detailed course information designed for enrolled students, including course structures, electives and options. The delivery of this course can vary between campuses. For detailed information please select the relevant campus: