Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Sciences (Honours)
The University of Queensland - St Lucia

Course outline

This program allows you to make an essential contribution to wellbeing, rehabilitation and performance. This program focuses on understanding how to enhance human performance, how the body responds to exercise and physical activity, and how to conduct research that could help build healthier communities and stronger athletes. For more information, visit Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Sciences (Hons) at UQ.

Other requirements

At the end of year 1, requirements such as first aid certificate (including CPR); Blue Card; current status with respect to blood-borne transmissible viruses and tuberculosis (TB); and a schedule of immunisations must be met. Details about these requirements are made available at the time of offer. This program may be completed part-time, however, semesters that include a placement must be studied full-time. For more information, visit Placements.

Admissions Criteria

For additional information about the admissions criteria for UQ and for this course, refer to UQ’s website.

Prerequisites

English, Literature, English and Literature Extension or English as an Additional Language (Units 3 and 4, C); One of Chemistry, Biology or Physics (Units 3 and 4, C)

Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022
88.00
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022

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Highest Rank to receive an offer

Median Rank to receive an offer

Lowest Rank to receive an offer

ATAR/Selection Rank excluding adjustment factors

99.00

90.15

85.50

ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors

99.95

90.95

88.00

Excluding: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made, excluding adjustment factors.
Including: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made including any adjustment factors that may have been applied.

Student Profile by Applicant background for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022

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Higher education study

Vocational Education and Training (VET) study

Work and life experience

Recent secondary education

Recent secondary education admitted solely on the basis of ATAR/Rank

Admitted where both ATAR/Rank and additional criteria were considered

Admitted on the basis of other criteria only and ATAR/Rank was not a factor

International students

All students

Number of students

13

0

0

42

0

<5*

N/P#

65

Percentage of all students

20.0%

0.0%

0.0%

64.6%

0.0%

<5*

N/P#

100%

Notes

* “<5" – the number of students is less than 5
# N/P – Not published: the number is hidden to prevent calculation of numbers in cells with less than 5 students

Career opportunities

Prescribing and delivering exercise and physical activity programs in the fitness industry; developing strength and conditioning programs to assist elite athletes and sporting teams; delivering workplace health promotion and executive health management programs; conducting diagnostic measurements (cardiac, sleep, respiratory or neurophysiology) in hospitals or other clinical services.

Membership

Exercise and Sports Science Australia.

Course Code
729302
Start Date
Offer rounds
Fee
CSP/$9410 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree with honours
Study Area
Health and Recreation
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

4 years Full time & 8 years Part time

Location
Brisbane