Diploma of Health Sciences/Bachelor of Sport Development
Griffith College - Gold Coast/Griffith University - Gold Coast

Course outline

This program is for students interested in promoting sport and recreation activities in the community. In the higher education diploma year, students develop fundamental academic skills and cement their knowledge in core concepts needed for a career in health. On successful completion progress into the Griffith University Bachelor of Science with 60-80 credit points. Undertake studies in physiology, biomechanics, sport psychology, sociology, sports management, sport policy, fitness and sports coaching. As part of your degree, you will undertake a professional placement, which will allow you to put your skills and knowledge into practice. For more course information, visit Diploma of Health of Science and the Bachelor of Sport Development at Griffith University.

Fee notes

Fees for the Diploma programs are subject to change each year. Please refer to Griffith College tuition fees published for each program and can be found at https://www.griffithcollege.edu.au/study-options/. To calculate your degree fees use the Fee Calculator at http://www.griffith.edu.au/students/enrolment-timetables-fees/paying-your-fees

Other requirements

Students must meet all professional practice requirements. For more information, visit griffith.edu.au/fit-for-professional-practice.


Applicant must have completed Year 12 or equivalent

Assumed knowledge

English (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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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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Career opportunities

Be prepared for a career in a wide range of community sport and recreation areas, including health promotion and sport development in amateur and professional sporting organisations. You’ll also be qualified to work in sport and recreation centres and resorts, national and state sporting organisations, event management and sport marketing media. Potential roles include, sports development officer, sport and recreation officer, community development officer, sport administrator, sport program manager, sports coach.

Course Code
Start Date

Offer rounds
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Level of Qualification
Study Area
Health and Recreation
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

4 years Full time or 8 years Part time

Gold Coast