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Bachelor of Science (Exercise Science and Rehabilitation)

This course structure contains information about the units which comprise the course as well as the credit points required to successfully complete it.

The course comprises 480 credit points (twenty nine units of study):

  • Twenty four mandatory units (405 credit points)
  • One prescribed elective unit (15 credit points)
  • Four recommended elective units (60 credit points)

In year 3, an Exercise and Sports Science Practicum unit (15 points) extends over the full year.

In year 4, a Clinical Exercise Physiology Practicum unit (40 credit points) extends over the full year.



Year One
UnitDescription Points
Semester 1
EBH1101Human Anatomy 15
EBH1102Human Physiology 15
SPS1108Foundations of Social Psychology 15
SPS1114Acquisition of Skill 15
Semester 2
NUT1121Human Nutrition 15
SPS1111Foundations of Fitness and Training 15
SPS1113Sports Biomechanics and Functional Anatomy 15
Recommended Elective 1
 


Year Two
UnitDescription Points
Semester 1
SPS2113Sports Biomechanics 2 15
SPS2201Physiology of Exercise 1 (Cardiorespiratory) 15
SPS2203Principles and Practices of Resistance Training#15
Recommended Elective 2
Semester 2
MAT2107Statistical Research Methods 15
SPS2301Exercise Rehabilitation 15
SPS2112Motor Control 15
Prescribed Elective
 


# SPS2203 is a full-year unit. Lectures and laboratories are delivered in semester 1. Students undertake a 30 hour Internal Practicum in semester 2.

Year Three
UnitDescription Points
Semester 1
SPS3112Exercise and Sports Science Practicum#15
SPS3111Physical Activity and Health 15
SPS3120Psycho-social Aspects in Physical Activity and Chronic Disease 15
Recommended Elective 3
Semester 2
SPS3101Psychology of Sport and Exercise 15
SPS3301Physiology of Exercise 2 (Applied Physiology) 15
SPS3121Professional Skills in Clinical Exercise Physiology 15
Recommended Elective 4
 


# SPS3112 is a full-year unit.

Year Four
UnitDescription Points
Semester 1
SPS4203Clinical Exercise Physiology: Musculoskeletal 20
SPS4116Clinical Exercise Physiology: Cardiovascular & Pulmonary 20
SPS4117Clinical Exercise Physiology: Neurological and Neuromuscular 20
SPS4126Clinical Exercise Physiology: Practicum 40
Semester 2
SPS4204Clinical Exercise Physiology: Metabolic, Immunologic, and Hematologic 20
 


SPS4126 is a full-year unit. Students will complete this unit in year 4, semester 2.

Recommended Electives
UnitDescription Points
Available Semester 1
SPS1120Performance Studies 2 15
SCC1123Chemistry for the Life Sciences 15
SCC1111General Chemistry 15
SCC1226Introduction to Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry 15
SPS2111Performance Studies 6 15
NUT2211Metabolic Biochemistry 15
SCH3236Pharmacology 15
NUT3215Exercise Nutrition 15
SPS3205Performance Studies 3 15
HST1152Introduction to Occupational Health and Safety 15
Available Semester 2
SCP1134Foundations of Physics 15
OCT1206Neuroscience 15
SCH1104Introduction to Pathophysiology 15
SPS1210Performance Analysis and Player Monitoring in Sport 15
SPS1107Sports Science Applications 1 15
SPS1205Performance Studies 1 15
SCH2111Applied Physiology 15
NUT2220Nutritional Assessment 15
SCH2232Medical Biochemistry 15
SPS3203Human Movement and Disability 15
SPS3206Performance Studies 4 15
 


Prescribed Electives
UnitDescription Points
SPS3203Human Movement and Disability 15
SPS1210Performance Analysis and Player Monitoring in Sport 15
SPS1107Sports Science Applications 1 15
 


Please note: students who select and complete a unit from the prescribed elective list cannot select that same unit for a recommended elective.
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