Bachelor of High Performance Sport
Australian Catholic University - Brisbane

Course outline

In this degree, you will gain skills in sports performance and analysis, exercise programming, and in the strength and conditioning of athletes. You’ll learn to design and deliver programs that enhance athletic performance and reduce the likelihood of injury and illness. This degree provides extensive knowledge and skills in human performance, from the physiological, psychological, biomechanical, nutritional and skill-based perspectives. For more course information, visit Bachelor of High Performance Sport at ACU

Fee notes

Average first year fee. Indicative only; subject to passage of legislation.

Other requirements

Students must complete 200 hours of appropriate professional experience as part of course accreditation requirements. Before students can begin professional experience for this course, students should review the mandatory State or Territory legal and industry policy requirements. An overview of these requirements can be found at https://www.acu.edu.au/WILsearch. Students must meet the inherent requirements – essential components of this course (capabilities, knowledge and skills) – to achieve the course learning outcomes. For more information see https://www.acu.edu.au/study-at-acu/how-to-apply/inherent-requirements.

Admissions Criteria

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

Prerequisites

English, Literature, English and Literature Extension or English as an Additional Language (Units 3 and 4, C)

Recommended study
One of General Mathematics, Mathematical Methods, Specialist Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Health or Physical Education (Units 3 and 4, C).
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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Highest Rank to receive an offer

Median Rank to receive an offer

Lowest Rank to receive an offer

ATAR/Selection Rank excluding adjustment factors

84.90

70.70

56.50

ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors

96.90

75.90

64.50

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

0

<5*

<5*

11

0

N/P#

0

23

Percentage of all students

0.0%

<5*

<5*

47.8%

0.0%

N/P#

0.0%

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

Sport and recreation departments, high performance sport organisations, corporate fitness, strength and conditioning coach, sports or rehabilitation scientist/coach.

Membership

Exercise & Sports Science Australia (ESSA), Australian Strength and Conditioning Association (ASCA) (subject to fulfilling further requirements).

Course Code
115981
Start Date

Offer rounds
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Fee
CSP/$11220 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Health and Recreation
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

21/2 years Full time | The two-and-a-half-year course map is only available to students commencing in Semester 1 and requires students to enrol in summer and winter units, which might not be feasible/attractive for some students. Therefore, a course map is also offered for students seeking a traditional three-year progression. or 3 years Full time or 6 years Part time

Location
Brisbane