Bachelor's Degree in Sport in Australia

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A Bachelor's degree is a degree awarded by universities and colleges. In order to earn a bachelor's degree, you must complete the necessary courses that may last three to seven years depending on your institution of enrollment.

A Bachelor’s degree in Sport will provide an education in various discipline areas. Students will mostly specialize in either physical education, sports training or coaching. In this way, graduates of the degree will be able to take one a variety of careers.

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Bachelor of Business With a Major in Sports Management

Swinburne Online
Online Full time Part time 3 years March 2017 Australia Melbourne + 1 more

You don’t have to be an athlete to become a sports professional. By studying your sports management course online with Swinburne, you will have the skills to work in a diverse range of sports related business, management and marketing roles. [+]

Best Bachelors in Sport in Australia 2017. Become a sports manager You don’t have to be an athlete to become a sports professional. By studying your sports management course online with Swinburne, you will have the skills to work in a diverse range of sports related business, management and marketing roles. You will learn how to manage sporting clubs and facilities, organise events, and develop community initiatives that promote healthy living. Taught by industry professionals, the Bachelor of Business (Sports Management) gives you an understanding of the financial, administrative and legal aspects of sports management. You’ll graduate with a specialised skill set that equips you to work in all corners of this energetic industry, including player management, sponsorship and community development. Career opportunities Sporting Club Manager Oversee the operations of a sporting club, and manage its growth and development. Events Manager Build a company’s presence through various event channels. Sponsorship Manager Generate leads and partnership opportunities for a brand, player or club. General Manager Manage the development and growth of a sporting association, league or brand. Learning at Swinburne Online Led by industry leaders The Swinburne Online Bachelor of Business (Sports Management) is an accredited qualification from a university ranked among the top 3% in the world. Taught by industry professionals, this course has been designed to give you the skills employers are looking for. You will graduate with the same degree as on-campus students, which will open doors to opportunities in sporting organisations both here and overseas. A community of sports lovers At Swinburne Online, you will form part of an online community of switched-on business students with a passion for sport. Like you, each person will bring a unique perspective to discussions. You will work on a range of activities that simulate real-life scenarios, and form valuable networks with those working in the industry. A unique learning experience You shouldn’t have to put your life on hold to study, so we have created a degree that can fit around it. Studying a sports management course online means you'll learn in an interactive environment with other students from your discipline. Here you will manage projects, learn from industry examples and develop a skill set you can take straight into the workplace. Entry criteria Non-Year 12 entry Completion or partial completion of an approved tertiary qualification (including diplomas, advanced diplomas, associate degrees and degrees). Additional performance criteria and prerequisite requirements may also apply. Students admitted to the course with prior tertiary studies that satisfy part of the academic requirements of this course may be eligible for academic credit. Applicants without a formal qualification but with significant and relevant work experience and appropriate English language skills will be considered if they can demonstrate that they can undertake the course with a reasonable prospect of success. The University may determine selection criteria and restrictions in respect of courses to apply in addition to these entry requirements. Year 12 entry Successful completion of the Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE) or its equivalent, such as an interstate or international Year 12 qualification. VCE Pre-requisites Applicants must meet the associated minimum ATAR score Units 3 and 4 – a study score of at least 30 in English (EAL) or at least 25 in English other than EAL [-]

Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science (with specialisation)

Charles Sturt University
Campus Full time Part time 3 - 6 years January 2017 Australia Port Macquarie + 1 more

Offered online and at the Bathurst and Port Macquarie campuses, CSU’s Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science (with specialisation) will provide you with a foundation in the theoretical and practical components of exercise science. [+]

Jump into some of the globe’s most rapidly expanding industries – health, fitness, exercise and sports. Offered online and at the Bathurst and Port Macquarie campuses, CSU’s Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science (with specialisation) will provide you with a foundation in the theoretical and practical components of exercise science. The course has a focus on community wellness, including biological, behavioural and social-cultural perspectives on health. A specialisation in Sport Management is also available. The course is accredited by Exercise and Sports Science Australia (ESSA), enabling you to practise as an Accredited Exercise Scientist upon graduation. Why study this course? Some reasons for studying Exercise and Sport Science with CSU: Become a key player in improving the health of individuals and groups, and the performance of athletes and teams, by providing training and professional advice Gain exposure to some of the most knowledgeable people in the industry through evidence-based study and a comprehensive work placement program Equip yourself with a thorough understanding of the complex nature of movement, and how the body adapts to a range of physical activities, in CSU’s state-of-the-art exercise testing and sporting facilities Choose between full-time, part-time and online study options to match your work and lifestyle commitments Benefit from the personalised support and academic assistance offered by CSU’s exceptional educators Develop important transferable skills in analysis, research, communication, project work, organisation and teamwork, which will serve you in many sectors, including health and education. CSU’s Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science (with specialisation) is a distinctive multi-disciplinary program that prepares you for a rewarding career in the exercise and sports industry. Throughout this course, you will develop the knowledge, skills and attitudes needed to practise as a professional in the sport, exercise, fitness and recreation areas, with a focus on exercise and sport science. After one year of study, you may choose to undertake a specialisation in Sport Management. This course also provides a foundation for postgraduate study in the Master of Clinical Exercise Physiology. Latest facilities To make sure that you gain relevant experience in using exercise testing equipment and are prepared for the workplace, our facilities include: exercise biochemistry laboratory biomechanics laboratory exercise physiology laboratory hydrostatic weighing facility climate control chamber multipurpose gymnasium resistance training area aerobics/dance studio motor behaviour laboratory general science teaching laboratory neuromuscular testing facility Olympic weightlifting facility exercise physiology functional rehabilitation clinic hydrostatic weighing and body composition facility. Career opportunities A qualification in Exercise and Sport Science can unlock a variety of opportunities both in Australia and overseas. Rewarding careers can be found in: sports coaching, sports administration, strength and conditioning health promotion and fitness industries such as corporate or community fitness programming and personal training preventative medicine (cardiac technician) and/or research policy and program planning in government and schools. Your Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science (with specialisation) can also be a pathway to a career in Physiotherapy. Students who successfully complete the degree may, subject to university approval, enter the Bachelor of Physiotherapy with one year of credit. Alternatively, you could apply to enter CSU’s Master of Clinical Exercise Physiology with a view to becoming an Accredited Exercise Physiologist (AEP). Professional recognition The Bachelor of Exercise Science and Sport Science is accredited by Exercise and Sports Science Australia (ESSA) via the National University Course Accreditation Program (NUCAP). This course is recognised by the peak international body, the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) in the USA. The NSCA Education Recognition Program prepares students to become Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialists (CSCS), a professional industry standard credential recognised worldwide. Graduates are therefore well placed to gain employment around the world. Admission information Indicative ATAR 70.00 Literacy requirement To be successful at studies within certain courses, students must be highly competent in spoken and written English literacy. All students who do not have this level of competence in spoken and written English will be required to independently organise some form of coaching in English literacy, such as a short TAFE course or other form of tuition to improve their skills. Students will be advised of their options by the Head of School from the campus where they are enrolled. If, after an agreed period of study in English literacy, a student's English literacy standard has not improved, the appropriate Head of School will provide further advice with regard to alternative career options. [-]

Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science (BESS)

Charles Darwin University
Campus Full time Part time 3 - 6 years January 2017 Australia Northern Territory + 1 more

The Exercise and Sport Science course is designed to equip graduates as allied health professionals who use exercise as an intervention to improve health and fitness, enhance physical performance and [+]

Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science (BESS)

Locations:

Casuarina Campus External Studies

The Exercise and Sport Science course is designed to equip graduates as allied health professionals who use exercise as an intervention to improve health and fitness, enhance physical performance and prevent and rehabilitate injury in both healthy (including athletes) and physically challenged (such as aged and injured) populations. This course has a physiotherapy preparation stream designed to provide a pathway to the Master of Physiotherapy offered by Flinders University by undertaking additional specialist units.

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Bachelor of Applied Science (Exercise and Sport Science)

RMIT University
Campus Full time 3 years January 2017 Australia Victoria

You'll learn all you need to know about exercise prescription, management and reconditioning, sport science and coaching, exercise for health and disability... [+]

Bachelor of Applied Science (Exercise and Sport Science)

 

You'll learn all you need to know about exercise prescription, management and reconditioning, sport science, exercise for health and disability and community physical recreation.Our staff are actively engaged with exercise and sport science, strongly connected to industry and deliver student-centred learning.

 

 

Program structure

Year 1You'll undertake foundation courses in human structure and function, anatomy, psychology and physiology and be introduced to the broad field of exercise science in areas such as adapted physical activity, growth and development and health-related physical activity and exercise physiology.... [-]


Bachelor of Applied Science (Physical Education)

RMIT University
Campus Full time 4 years January 2017 Australia Victoria

This program prepares you for a career as a specialist physical education teacher. Coaching, health and fitness promotion and sport education for school and... [+]

Bachelor of Applied Science (Physical Education)

 

This program prepares you for a career as a specialist physical education teacher.Coaching, health and fitness promotion and sport education for school and community based groups might be just some of your responsibilities.You'll teach primary and secondary students in government and independent schools, and have the opportunity to teach students with disabilities.You'll gain understanding of:

the exercise sciences and their influence and effects on human performance the professional role of physical educators the contribution educators make to school and community needs.

You'll also gain a second teaching method, which may include biology, health or maths.You'll be exposed to a broad study of exercise sciences (anatomy, physiology, exercise physiology, biomechanics, kinesiology, motor learning), sport and physical activity, and their application to the teaching of health, physical education and sport in schools.... [-]


Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science

Kilroy Norway
Campus Full time 3 years January 2017 Australia Maroochydore

In this program you learn the theory and application of sciences that underpin human movement and performance. You gain in-depth knowledge of exercise sciences [+]

Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science

 

In this program you learn the theory and application of sciences that underpin human movement and performance. You gain in-depth knowledge of exercise sciences including exercise physiology, biomechanics, motor control, sports psychology, sports medicine, sports nutrition, performance analysis and sports coaching. If you complete appropriate courses you can obtain sports trainer accreditation or Australian Sports Commission certification and be eligible for membership with Exercise and Sports Science Australia as an Exercise Scientist. Several first aid qualifications are incorporated throughout the degree.

 

 

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Bachelor of Sport and Recreation

Kilroy Norway
Campus Full time Part time 3 years

This degree is ideal for students who wish to work as sport, recreation or fitness professionals. You can major in; coaching, health and physical education, management, outdoor education [+]

Bachelor of Sport and Recreation

Awarding Body:

AUT University

 

This degree is ideal for students who wish to work as sport, recreation or fitness professionals. You can major in; coaching, health and physical education, management, outdoor education, physical activity and nutrition; or sport and exercise.

Majors

Coaching Health and Physical Education Management Outdoor Education Physical Activity and Nutrition Sport and Exercise Science

You can complete the Bachelor of Sport and Recreation with no major, providing a broad-base qualification and the ability to select papers across several majors.

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