Bachelor's Degree in Sport in Canada

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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 Exercise and Sport Science (with specialisation)

Charles Sturt University
Campus Full time Part time 3 - 6 years

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. [+]

Best Bachelors in Sport in Canada 2017. 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 in Physical Education and Coaching

Douglas College
Campus Full time Part time 8 semesters September 2017 Canada New Westminster + 1 more

The Bachelor of Physical Education and Coaching (BPEC) prepares students to become physical education teachers, community sport coaches or fitness professionals. The curriculum includes fieldwork placements, leadership courses and labs in anatomy, physiology, exercise physiology and biomechanics. [+]

Program Overview The Bachelor of Physical Education and Coaching (BPEC) prepares students to become physical education teachers, community sport coaches or fitness professionals. The curriculum includes fieldwork placements, leadership courses and labs in anatomy, physiology, exercise physiology and biomechanics. Graduates can apply directly into fifth year at SFU, UBC or other universities to complete a teaching credential. The program also meets admission requirements for the British Columbia Association of Kinesiologists. Curriculum Framework Bachelor of Physical Education & Coaching: Kinesiology Specialization In addition to the existing Bachelor of Physical Education & Coaching, students can also apply to graduate with a Bachelor of Physical Education & Coaching: Kinesiology Specialization. BPEC Graduation requirements apply however students must also meet the following criteria to be awarded the BPEC: Kinesiology Specialization credential. Students must complete 12 credits of upper-level sport science course work from the list below: Kinesiology Specialiation course options (12 credits required): SPSC 3154: Integrated Movement Analysis (3 credits) SPSC 3256: Research Methods in Sport Science, Physical Education, and Recreation (3 credits) SPSC 3275: Advanced Exercise Physiology (3 credits) SPSC 4161: Fitness Assessment and Prescription (3 credits) SPSC 4256: Sport Science Applied Research (3 credits) OR Additional upper-level kinesiology-related credit approved by the department. Bachelor of Physical Education & Coaching: Health Promotion Specialization In addition to the existing Bachelor of Physical Education and Coaching program, students can also apply to graduate with a Bachelor of Physical Education and Coaching: Health Promotion Specialization. BPEC graduate requirements apply, however students must also meet the following criteria to be awarded the BPEC: Health Promotion Specialization. Students must complete 15 credits total as indicated below. Choose a minimum of two (2) of the following upper level SPSC courses* (6 credits): SPSC 3203 Health Promotion SPSC 4161 Fitness Assessment & Prescription SPSC 4256 Sport Science Applied Research SPSC 3991 Directed Study in Sport Science Choose two (2) additional SPSC courses either from the remaining courses above or from the courses listed below (6 credits): SPSC 2292 Intro to the Admin of Leisure & Sport Services SPSC 2252 Contemporary Health Issues Choose one (1) from the following courses (3 credits) to complete the 15 credit requirement for the specialization: SOSC 2140 Behaviour in Organizations SOCI 2280* Sociology of Health and Illness SOCI 3345* Aging as a Social Process MARK 3313 Non-Profit Marketing MARK 3340* Promotional Strategy PSYC 3304* Health Psychology PSYC 3340* Cultural Psychology PSYC 4370* Counseling Skills Fundamentals Any additional upper-level health promotion-related course approved by dept. Admission Requirements 2nd Year BPEC Admission Requirements Admission to year two of the BPEC program is contingent upon: Availability of seats; and 24 undergraduate credits completed or currently enrolled at the time of application Completed and/or currently enrolled courses must include: Minimum of 9 Sport Science or equivalent credits; and BIOL 1109 or BIOL 1103 or equivalent; and 3 credits of university transfer English; and Math 11 with a minimum grade of "C", or equivalent (note 1); and A minimum GPA of 2.33 for completed courses; and Submission of two personal references; and Student ranking in the preferential admission process. Students are ranked based on a combination of the following: The two personal admissions reference letters from coaches, PE teachers or community leaders verifying physical education, sport or work experience and character reference; and Cumulative GPA; and BIOL 1209 or 1203 or equivalent status. Students who have completed or are enrolled in BIOL 1209, 1203, or equivalent at the time of application score higher than non-enrolled students; and Applicants with the same total score will be offered seats based on their date of application. Upon offer of admission to the program, successful completion of a Ministry of Justice Criminal Record Check. Special Admission Requirements To maintain status in the Bachelor of Physical Education and Coaching, students must meet the following criteria: maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.00; and achieve a minimum grade of “P” in all registered academic courses; and must register in a minimum of 24 credits F/T or 9 credits P/T annually; and Full-Time students must achieve a Mastery (MAS) grade in a minimum of 2.5 fieldwork/portfolio credits per academic year or Part-Time students must achieve a Mastery (MAS) grade in a minimum of 1 fieldwork/portfolio credit per academic year; and successful completion of BIOL 1209 or 1203 or equivalent for 3rd year students [-]

Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science

Kilroy Norway
Campus Full time 3 years

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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