Bachelor of Exercise Science and Psychological Science
Southern Cross University - Lismore

Course outline

This double degree equips graduates for diverse employment opportunities across sport and health-related areas with the opportunity to pursue a career as a psychologist with further study and training. Field experience enables students to apply theory and knowledge in practical settings to develop a professional approach to training and preparation for their careers. Students complete a 140-hour exercise science professional placement in the third year of the course. Students access facilities that include fully-equipped exercise physiology, biomechanics and biochemistry laboratories, a multi-purpose sports hall and a weight training gymnasium. Graduates can pursue postgraduate or graduate-entry studies to become a psychologist or an allied health professional in areas such as clinical exercise physiology, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, nutrition/dietetics or to become a personal development, health and physical education teacher. For more course information, visit Bachelor of Exercise Science/Bachelor of Psychological Science at Southern Cross University.

Note

For students commencing in July, course duration is 4.5F or 9P.

Majors

Human movement; physiology; psychological science.

Admissions Criteria

For additional information about the admissions criteria for Southern Cross University and for this course, refer to Southern Cross University website.

Prerequisites

Completion of Year 12 or attained age 18 years

Recommended study
English; Mathematical Methods; at least one of Biology, Chemistry, Health, Physical Education or Physics
Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022
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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Notes

As this is a new course, Semester 1, 2022 information is not available.

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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Notes

As this is a new course, Semester 1, 2022 information is not available.

Career opportunities

Psychologist (with additional postgraduate training) or careers that have therapeutic connections to sport and exercise, such as professional athlete counselling, rehabilitation, or counselling within schools and colleges.

Course Code
055112
Start Date
Offer rounds
Fee
CSP/$8016 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Health and Recreation
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

4 years Full time or 8 years Part time

Location
Richmond Tweed