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 required for a career in health. On successful completion, students progress into the Griffith University Bachelor of Science with credit, to undertake studies in physiology, biomechanics, sport psychology, sociology, sports management, sport policy, fitness and sports coaching. As part of the degree, students undertake a professional placement, allowing them to put 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 the Griffith University Placement Support Hub.


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, 2024
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024

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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, 2024

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Contact the institution for information.

Career opportunities

Upon completion of bachelor: community development officer; sport administrator; sport and recreation officer; sports coach; sports development officer; sport program manager.

Course Code
Start Date

Offer rounds

3 Oct 2024
9 Jan 2025
5 Jun 2025

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