Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science (Honours) [End-on]

Course and Subject Handbook 2018 Courses Undergraduate Courses Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science (Honours) [End-on]

Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science (Honours) [End-on]

Course code

70609

Course type

Bachelor Honours Degree (AQF Level 8)

Division

Tropical Health and Medicine

Award Requirements

Admission Requirements

Course pre-requisites

Completion of an AQF level 7 Bachelof Degree in a discipline cognate to the proposed area of research within the previous five years; and

Achievement of an overall grade point average of 5.0 (i.e. credit average) across their bachelor degree, with credits or better in discipline-specific areas.

Minimum English language proficiency requirements

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

Additional selection requirements

Application for entry to the program is by approval of the College Dean.

Quota restrictions on the number of honours places available may apply from time to time as determined by the College Dean.

Students for honours who have graduated with a pass degree from this or another university or who graduated more than five years ago may be required to complete such coursework or assessment as the College Dean recommends.

Post admission requirements

Depending on the area of research and/or professional experience placement activities, students must comply with the relevant mandatory pre-placement requirements of the University and the Host facility.  Students must complete all professional experience placement requirements by the prescribed deadlines and maintain currency of these requirements in order to stay admitted in the course.

You will find your course requirements here:

https://www.jcu.edu.au/professional-experience-placement/preparation-checklists

Academic Requirements for Course Completion

Credit points

24 credit points as per course structure

Additional course rules

Part-time study will be approved only where the applicant can provide evidence that adequate contact with the College can be maintained throughout the studies.

Course learning outcomes

On successful completion, graduates of the course will be able to:

  • Integrate and apply a coherent and advanced body of theoretical and technical knowledge and skills, with depth in the underlying principles and concepts in the discipline of sports and exercise science

  • Critically review, analyse, synthesise and evaluate evidence to identify and provide solutions to complex problems with intellectual independence

  • Communicate clearly and coherently through advanced English language proficiency and, where appropriate, numeracy skills to specialist and non-specialist audiences

  • Apply knowledge of research principles and methods to plan and execute project work and/or a piece of research and scholarship with some independence

  • Demonstrate appropriate professional behaviour, professional reasoning and sound judgement in problem solving and decision making in a research context.

Course Structure

CORE SUBJECTS

SP4001:12 Sport and Exercise Science Honours Part 1 of 2

SP4002:12 Sport and Exercise Science Honours Part 2 of 2

Campus

COURSE AVAILABLE AT

NOTES

Cairns

 

Townsville

 

Candidature

Expected time to complete

1 year full-time or equivalent part-time

Maximum time to complete

3 years

Maximum leave of absence

1 year

Progression

Course progression requisites

Nil

Course includes mandatory professional placement(s)

No

Special assessment requirements

Nil

Professional accreditation requirements

Nil

Maximum allowed Pass Conceded (PC) grade

Nil

Supplementary exam for final subject

Not applicable

Advanced Standing

Eligibility

Not applicable

Maximum allowed

Not applicable

Currency

Not applicable

Expiry

Not applicable

Other restrictions

Not applicable

Award Details

Award title

BACHELOR OF SPORT AND EXERCISE SCIENCE (HONOURS)

Approved abbreviation

BSpExSc(Hons)

Inclusion of majors on testamur

Not applicable - this course does not have majors

Exit with lesser award

Not applicable

Course articulation

Not applicable