Bachelor of Sport & Exercise Science – Bachelor of Business

Course and Subject Handbook 2016 Courses Undergraduate Courses Bachelor of Sport & Exercise Science – Bachelor of Business

Bachelor of Sport & Exercise Science – Bachelor of Business

Course code

71610B

Course type

Bachelor Degree (AQF level 7)

Professional accreditation status

Reaccreditation for this course is under consideration by Exercise and Sports Science Australia (ESSA, NUCAP Accreditation). Students are eligible for ESSA professional membership on completion of this award.

Division

Tropical Health and Medicine

Award Requirements

Admission Requirements

Course pre-requisites

English

Recommended subjects: any one of Biology, Chemistry, Maths B, Physics, Health Education or Physical Education.

Minimum English language proficiency requirements

Applicants of non-English speaking backgrounds must meet the English language proficiency requirements of Band 2Schedule II of the JCU Admissions Policy.

Course includes mandatory professional placement(s)

Clinical placement/professional practice:

This course includes prescribed professional or clinical placements. Students may be required to undertake such placements away from the campus at which they are enrolled, at their own expense. (Note: health professional courses generally involve extensive professional or clinical placements).

Further information about placements can be found at Enrolment Policy – Coursework Students.

Post admission requirements

Hepatitis B immunisation:

Students must provide evidence of being immune to hepatitis B within the first teaching period of their studies. A blood-borne viral disease may result in a student’s inability to obtain a placement in a Queensland Health facility and consequently may result in their inability to complete the requirements of the course as accredited by the relevant professional accrediting body. If a student has not complied with the above requirement by the last day of the first teaching period of their studies, their enrolment will be terminated immediately.

Suitability to Work with Children Card (blue card):

This course includes prescribed professional or clinical placements that may involve contact with children under 18 years of age. Students are required to obtain a Suitability to Work with Children Card (which involves a criminal history check undertaken by the Queensland Police) before the start of the first placement. Students must retain a current Suitability to Work with Children Card for the duration of their course, as failure to do so will result in the termination of their admission to the course.

For more information, refer to:

Blue Card Services

Current Apply First Aid and CPR Certificate:

Students must hold a current First Aid Certificate before undertaking professional or clinical placements. Students are responsible for any costs associated with obtaining this certificate.

Some professional/clinical placement agencies may require that students hold an advanced cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) certificate before undertaking a professional or clinical placement. Students are responsible for any costs associated with obtaining this certificate.

Australian Federal Police Check:

This course includes prescribed professional or clinical placements.  Some placement agencies may require students to produce a current Australian Federal Police check. This is in addition to the requirements for a Blue Card. If requested, students must provide written confirmation of clearance to the Clinical Placement Officer prior to commencement of clinical placement.

Application documents can be accessed at:

Australian Federal Government

Academic Requirements for Course Completion

Credit points

96 credit points as per course structure

Course learning outcomes

James Cook University’s Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science meets the Exercise and Sports Science Australia standards for Exercise Science membership.

On successful completion of the Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science, graduates will be able to:

  • Demonstrate broad and coherent theoretical and technical knowledge and skills, with depth in the underlying principles and concepts, in the disciplines of clinical exercise physiology and sport and exercise science

  • Critically review, analyse, synthesise and apply evidence in clinical exercise physiology and sport and exercise science practice, across a range of social, personal, economic and environmental contexts

  • Assess health status and formulate, implement and critically evaluate sustainable management plans to promote and optimise the health and welfare of apparently healthy individuals and/or populations and those who present with acute or chronic health conditions

  • Communicate clearly and coherently through well-developed English language and numeracy proficiency, appropriate for graduate entry into the clinical exercise physiology and sport and exercise science workforces

  • Demonstrate appropriate professional behaviour, clinical reasoning and sound judgement in problem solving and decision making, in the provision of client-centred practice that is contemporary, evidence based, legal, ethical, safe and culturally sensitive

  • Reflect on current skills, knowledge and attitudes, in order to plan and implement ongoing personal and professional development needs

  • Contribute to the design and delivery of safe, sustainable and effective collaborative allied health services.

On successful completion of the Bachelor of Business, JCU graduates will be able to:

  • Demonstrate essential knowledge necessary for a career in business related professions

  • Synthesise underlying principles and concepts for making business decisions

  • Critically analyse the core professional obligations, values and operations of organisations including sustainability

  • Critically evaluate data and resources in the context of relevant academic literature

  • Apply critical thinking to address issues in business

  • Convey information clearly and fluently, in a high quality written form appropriate for their audience

  • Demonstrate effective oral presentation skills for academic and professional audiences

  • Demonstrate the ability to work collaboratively

  • Apply technical skills, including numeracy, necessary for professional practice in business

  • Demonstrate an awareness of ethical and social responsibility in professional practice

  • Identify and act upon learning opportunities and self-improvements.

Inherent Requirements

Inherent Requirements

Inherent requirements are the fundamental abilities, attributes, skills and behaviours needed to complete the learning outcomes of a course while preserving the academic integrity of the university’s learning, assessment and accreditation processes. Students and prospective students must be able to demonstrate that they have acquired or have the ability to acquire the inherent requirements for their degree. For more information refer to Inherent Requirements page.

Reasonable adjustments

Reasonable adjustments may be made to assist students manage additional circumstances impacting on their studies provided these do not change the academic integrity of a degree. Reasonable adjustments do not alter the need to be able to demonstrate the inherent requirements of the course.

Course Structure

CORE SUBJECTS

Level 1

BM1061:03 Anatomy and Physiology for Sport and Exercise Science 1 or MH1061:03 Introduction to Anatamony and Physiology

BM1062:03 Anatomy and Physiology for Sport and Exercise Science 2 or MH1062:03 The Musculoskeletal System for Sports and Exercise Science

BU1002:03 Accounting for Decision Making

BU1003:03 Economics for Sustainable Business

BU1104:03 Business, Environment and Society in the Tropics

BU1105:03 Contemporary Business Communications

BU1007:03 Business Data Analysis and Interpretation

PH1001:03 Preparatory Physics

PY1102:03 Exploring Psychology 2

SP1001:03 Science and Practice of Physical Activity

SP1002:03 Sport and Exercise Nutrition

Level 2

BU2108:03 Managing Consumer Markets or BU2111:03 Business Law

SP2003:03 Functional Kinesiology and Biomechanics

SP2006:03 Exercise Testing and Prescription for Health

SP2007:03 Physiological Basis for Exercise and Sport

SP2009:03 Strength Training and Conditioning

SP2010:03 Principles of Motor Learning and Motor Control

SP2011:03 Advanced Biomechanics

Level 3

SP3006:03 Environmental and Sports Medicine

SP3007:03 Dynamics of Sport and Exercise Behaviour

SP3008:03 Sport and Exercise Science Practice

SP3011:03 Sports Training and Rehabilitation

SP3015:03 Advanced Motor Learning and Motor Control

SP3016:03 Exercise Prescription Practices and Procedures

OPTIONS

Select a major from Table A

Table A (MAJORS)

Type of major

Optional, single

Credit points in major

24 credit points

MAJOR

AVAILABLE AT

NOTES

Banking and Finance

External

Business major; available mid-year

Economics

Townsville

External

Business major; available mid-year; not available to continuing students intending to complete before the end of 2016

Financial Management

Townsville

External

Business major; available mid-year

Health Management

Cairns (Suspended 2016 – 2018)

Townsville (Suspended 2016 – 2018)

Business major; available mid-year

Hospitality Management

Cairns (Suspended 2013 – 2015)

Business major; available mid-year

Human Resources Management

Cairns

Townsville

External

Business major; available mid-year

Hospitality and Tourism Management

External

Business major; available mid-year

International Business

External

Business major; available mid-year

Management

Cairns

Townsville

External

Business major; available mid-year

Marketing

Cairns

Townsville

External

Business major; available mid-year

Sports and Events Management

Townsville

External

Business major; available mid-year

Tourism Management

Cairns (Suspended 2013 – 2015)

Townsville (Suspended 2013 – 2015)

Business major

Campus

COURSE AVAILABLE AT

NOTES

Cairns

 

Townsville

 

Candidature

Expected time to complete

4 years full-time or equivalent part-time

Maximum time to complete

8 years

Maximum leave of absence

2 years

Progression

Course progression requisites

Nil

Course includes mandatory professional placement(s)

Yes

Further information about placements can be found at Enrolment Policy – Courseswork Students.

Students may be required to undertake placements away from the campus at which they are enrolled at their own expense.

Special assessment requirements

Refer to Review of a Student’s Suitability to Continue a Course Involving Placement policy.

Professional accreditation requirements

Nil

Maximum allowed Pass Conceded (PC) grade

Not permitted for Sports and Exercise Science subjects (subjects with the prefix SP)

Supplementary exam for final subject

A student who has failed the final subject towards the award and who gained 40% or more of the marks for that subject may be granted a supplementary examination in that subject. However if that subject is required for accreditation, then the criteria specified by that accreditation will apply.

Advanced Standing

Eligibility

Students may apply for advanced standing for previous tertiary study in accordance with the Advanced Standing and Articulation policy and associated procedures.

Maximum allowed

48 credit points

Currency

Advanced standing will be granted only for studies completed in the 10 years prior to the commencement of this course.

Expiry

Advanced standing gained for any subject shall be cancelled 18 years after the date of the examination upon which the advanced standing is based if, by then, the student has not completed this course.

Award Details

Award title

BACHELOR OF SPORT AND EXERCISE SCIENCE – BACHELOR OF BUSINESS

Approved abbreviation

BSpExSc-BBus

Inclusion of majors on testamur

Business majors shall appear on the testamur.

Exit with lesser award

Withdrawal from the joint degree and transfer to a Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science or Bachelor of Business shall be approved without loss of advanced standing for any student having completed at least level 1 studies towards the joint degree.

Course articulation

Not applicable

Honours

Honours availability

Honours is available as an additional year of study in either Business or Sport and Exercise Science.

Eligibility

Students must satisfy the School requirements relating to the standard of academic achievement necessary to proceed to the honours degree.