Unit Set Information

Sports Science Major

Effective from 01-JAN-2017 : Code MASPSI

This major provides students with the scientific knowledge of exercise, human movement and sport. It helps prepare students for professional roles in a variety of positions in the private, corporate and government sectors requiring personnel with high levels of competence in the area of health and fitness, elite sport, performance improvement, sports coaching, and sports science research.


This unit set information may be updated and amended immediately prior to semester. To ensure you have the correct outline, please check it again at the beginning of semester.

This Major can be studied in the following courses:

Mode of Delivery

On Campus at Joondalup

Learning Outcomes

Related Careers

Personal Trainer, Gym Instructor, Exercise Scientist, Health Promotion Officer, Sports Coach, Strength & Conditioning Coach, Sports Scientist

Employment Opportunities

Graduates are prepared for careers in the health, exercise, fitness and sport industries.

Major Structure

Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
EBH1101Human Anatomy15
EBH1102Human Physiology15
SPS1111Foundations of Fitness and Training15
SPS1114Acquisition of Skill15
SPS2201 *Physiology of Exercise 1 (Cardiorespiratory)15
SPS2301Exercise Rehabilitation15
SPS3101Psychology of Sport and Exercise15
SPS3301Physiology of Exercise 2 (Applied Physiology)15

* Students will be assessed to see if they have achieved the ECU minimum standard of English language proficiency in this unit. Students who don't meet the minimum standard will be provided with appropriate English language support and development.

Disability Standards for Education (Commonwealth 2005)

For the purposes of considering a request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Commonwealth 2005), inherent requirements for this subject are articulated in the Unit Description, Learning Outcomes and Assessment Requirements of this entry. The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the support for students with disabilities or medical conditions can be found at the Student Equity, Diversity and Disability Service website.