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Bachelor of Exercise Science/Bachelor of Psychological Science
Griffith University - Gold Coast

Course outline

You will gain the skills and knowledge in the physical, biomedical and psychological sciences that you will need to become an exercise specialist. You will learn the role of exercise in health maintenance and rehabilitation. You will learn how to apply psychological theories to topics such as thinking and perceiving, motivation, stress, health, criminal activity, and group behaviour. You will also learn how to evaluate and understand tests that measure intellectual, behavioural and emotional states. You will develop interpersonal and communication skills and learn about the principles of counselling and core areas of psychology. You will learn how to help people with personal, health, vocational and social difficulties. For more course information, visit Bachelor of Exercise Science/Bachelor of Psychological Science at GU.

Fee notes

This an indicative only amount for first year fees. For further information refer to 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 the Griffith University website.

Admissions Criteria

For minimum age requirements please visit Institution minimum age requirements

Prerequisites

Applicants must meet the minimum age requirements for admission, see the QTAC website for details.

Additional entry requirements

Applicants applying to commence in Trimester 3, 2023 also need to meet the following subject prerequisite: Any General or Applied English subject (Units 3 and 4, C). Griffith VET Guarantee and the Year 12 Early Offer Guarantee apply to this program. For more information visit griffith.edu.au/guaranteed-admission.

Assumed knowledge

Any General or Applied English subject (Units 3 and 4, C), One of Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Mathematical Methods (Units 3 and 4, C).

Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2023
70.00
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2023

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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

93.50

76.85

69.15

ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors

99.50

83.95

72.70

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, 2023

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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

<5*

0

0

N/P#

0

9

0

19

Percentage of all students

<5*

0.0%

0.0%

N/P#

0.0%

47.4%

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

You may find opportunities as a consultant in sport and exercise behaviour, exercise specialist, rehabilitation adviser or manager, cardiac technician or respiratory scientist. You will also be qualified to work in guidance and health management.

Membership

Accreditation as an exercise scientist through Exercise and Sports Science Australia (subject to application). Affiliate membership with the Australian Psychological Society.

Course Code
231642
Start Date



Offer rounds

5 Oct 2023
15 Jan 2024
6 Jun 2024
Regular offers will be made

Fee
CSP/$10500 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Health and Recreation
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

41/2 years Full time or 9 years Part time

Location
Gold Coast
 
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