Bachelor of Exercise Physiology (Clinical)

Bachelor of Exercise Physiology (Clinical)

Administration and Availability Information

Year

2011

Course Code

71210

Version

5

Faculty

Medicine, Health and Molecular Sciences

Award Requirements

Course Structure

Candidature

Progression

Advanced Standing

Award Details

Honours

Admission Requirements

Course pre-requisites

English (any of Maths B, Chemistry, Biological Science, Health Education or Physical Education is desirable).

Entry requirements for this course are consistent with the Pathways to Qualifications in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) Guidelines for Bachelor degrees.

Additional selection requirements

Nil

Special admission requirements

Nil

Academic Requirements for Course Completion

Credit points

96 credit points as per course structure

Additional course rules

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

Additional completion requirements

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

Learning outcomes

Characteristics of learning outcomes for this course are consistent with those outlined in the Bachelor degree Guideline in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF).

Course Structure

Core Subjects

Level 1

BM1061:03 Anatomy and Physiology for Sport and Exercise Science 1

BM1062:03 Anatomy and Physiology for Sport and Exercise Science 2

HS1 4 01:03 Health and Health Care in Australia

PH1001:03 Preparatory Physics

PY1101:03 Exploring Psychology 1

SP1001:03 Science and Practice of Physical Activity

SP1002:03 Sport and Exercise Nutrition

Level 2

HS2402:03 Health Professional Research 1

HS2403:03 Health Promotion for Health Professionals

SP2003:03 Functional Kinesiology and Biomechanics

SP2007:03 Physiological Basis for Exercise and Sport

SP2006:03 Exercise Testing and Prescription for Health

SP2009:03 Strength Training and Conditioning

SP2101:03 Exercise Prescription Practices and Procedures

Level 3

SP3004:03 Motor Learning and Motor Control

SP3005:03 Advanced Biomechanics

SP3006:03 Environmental and Sports Medicine

SP3007:03 Dynamics of Sport and Exercise Behaviour 1

SP3008:03 Sport and Exercise Science Practice

SP3010:03 Dynamics of Sport and Exercise Behaviour 2

SP3011:03 Sports Training and Rehabilitation

SP3014:03 Independent Project in Sport and Exercise Science

Level 4

SP4103:06 Clinical Exercise Physiology 1 - Cardiovascular and Metabolic

SP4104:06 Clinical Exercise Physiology 2 - Musculoskeletal and Neuromuscular/Neurological

SP4108:06 Practicum in Clinical Exercise Physiology 1 - Musculoskeletal and Neuromuscular/Neurological

SP4109:06 Practicum in Clinical Exercise Physiology 2 - Cardiovascular and Metabolic

Options

MA1 0 20:03 Preparatory Mathematics

or

Select any level 1 subject

PLUS

Select 3 credit points of specified BU, HS and SP subjects

BU1011:03 Business, Leisure and Society

BU2005:03 Entrepreneurship

BU2007:03 Project Management

HS1003:03 Lifespan Development for Health A

HS2401:03 Rural and Remote Primary and Public Health Care

SP2102:03 Analytical Procedures in Clinical Exercise Physiology

or

Any level 1 or 2 subject

Campus

COURSE AVAILABLE AT

NOTES

Townsville

Candidature

Expected time to complete

4 years full-time or equivalent part-time

Maximum time to complete

10 years

Maximum leave of absence

1 year

Progression

Course progression requisites

Nil

Course includes mandatory professional placement(s)

Yes

Further information about placements e.g. Suitability to Work with Children Card can be found at University Requirements for Unde rgraduate Coursework Awards .

Candidates 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.

Accreditation requirements

Nil

Maximum allowed Pass Conceded (PC) grade

Not permitted in any subjects taught by Institute of Sport and Exercise Science

Maximum of 24 credit points of other subjects permitted at PC grade

Supplementary exam for final subject

Not applicable

Advanced Standing

Eligibility

Candidates may apply for advanced standing for previous tertiary study in accordance with the Advanced Standing for Previous Studies and Recognised Prior Learning policy 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 20 years after the date of the examination upon which the advanced standing is based if, by then, the candidate has not completed the course of study prescribed for the degree.

Other restrictions

A maximum of 18 credit points of advanced standing may be granted at level 3 or 4.

Award Details

Inclusion of majors on testamur

Not applicable - this course does not have majors

Exit with lesser award

Not applicable

Course articulation

Not applicable

Honours

Honours availability

In-course honours available

Eligibility

Candidates will normally be required to have an overall grade point average of 5.0 (i.e. credit average) across their undergraduate degree and/or a grade point average of 5.0 in the third year of their undergraduate degree, with credits or better in specific discipline areas. A minimum of a pass grade in a basic statistics subject is also required.

Availability Information


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Liabilities

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Continuing
Availability

TSV

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Document Modification History

Version No.

Approval Date

Modification Type

Effective Date

1-09

10/2009

Original document

10/2009

1-11

03/2011

Availability Amendment – A2

03/2011