Comments about Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science/Bachelor of Commerce - On Campus - Melbourne - Victoria
This course is designed for students who wish to gain expertise in both exercise science and sport management. Graduates from this combined course will be expected to provide enhanced professional leadership in the field and make a marked impact on the continued strong development of the Australian sporting industry. The Exercise and Sport Science aspect of the course is designed to equip students with the necessary skills, understanding and attitudes to pursue professional careers in the exercise and sport fields. The core units provide students with a sound understanding of the core sciences underpinning both competitive sport and recreational physical activity and the relationship between physical activity and health. Students may choose their two credit points of elective units from the areas of physiology, metabolism, behaviour, movement and physical activity. The Commerce aspect of the course is designed to equip students with a solid foundation in business studies, and the unique knowledge and specialist skills identified within the industry required by sport managers in Australian organisations.
Deakin University offers admission to undergraduate courses through a number of Admission categories. In all categories of admission, selection is based primarily on academic merit as indicated by an applicant's previous academic record. For more information on the Deakin Admissions Policy visit The Guide.
Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science/Bachelor of Commerce
Fees and charges
Equivalent Full Time Student Load (EFTSL)
EFTSL is the standard annual full time load. Eight credit points is the standard full time load for one year of study.
Commonwealth supported place (CSP)
A Commonwealth supported place is one for which the university receives some government funding. As such, students enrolled in these places are required to contribute only part of the cost of their course. To be eligible for a Commonwealth supported place you must be an Australian citizen, or a New Zealand citizen or holder of a permanent visa who will be residing in Australia for the duration of your unit/s of study. All Australian citizens, New Zealand citizens and holders of a permanent visa will receive a Student Learning Entitlement (SLE). The SLE entitles a student to the equivalent of 7 years of full time study in a Commonwealth supported place.
* The "indicative annual course fee" cited has been provided as a guide only. It has been calculated on the basis of a typical enrolment of a student undertaking the course in 2009, and reflects the cost involved in undertaking a full-time quota of units within the specified discipline.
The actual fees charged by Deakin University will depend upon the discipline from which each individual unit is chosen, and may vary from the indicative course fee cited, particularly if units are chosen from a number of disciplines.
Please note that the fees per unit/credit point may increase annually due to rises in the cost of course delivery and service.
Deakin assumes no responsibility for persons relying on "indicative course fees" to calculate the total future cost of their course.
The Exercise and Sport Science/Commerce degree will provide students with professional preparation in a variety of exercise and sports sciences combined with a broadly based commerce degree aimed to equip students with the business skills required in the sports industry. For information on career outcomes for this combined course see the entries for Bachelor of Commerce - majoring in Sport Management and Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science.
The Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science/Bachelor of Commerce - majoring in Sport Management comprises 32 credit points. 16 credit points are from the Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science comprising 14 core units and two HSE electives at year 2 or 3. HSE312 Exercise and Sport Science Practicum is a core unit and can be completed in either Trimester 1 or 2. The Bachelor of Commerce requires completion of 16 credit points (all of which are core units) comprising core business units and a Sport Management major.
Note: All students completing HSE101 are required to complete a Level 2 First Aid at their own expense.
All students are required to complete at least one wholly online unit.
HBS107 Understanding Health
HBS109 Human Structure and Function
MAA103 Accounting for Decision Making
MMS100 Sport Organisation
HSE102 Functional Human Anatomy
HBS110 Health Behaviour
MAF101 Fundamentals of Finance
HSE101 Principles of Exercise and Sport Science
HSE201 Exercise Physiology
MAE102 The Global Economy
MLC101 Business Law
HBS108 Health Information and Data
MAE101 Economic Principles
MMS201 Sport in Society
HSE203 Exercise Behaviour
HSE301 Principles of Exercise Prescription
MSC120 Business Information Systems
MLC310 Sport and the Law
HSE204 Motor Learning and Development
HSE302 Exercise Programming
MSQ171 Business Data Analysis
MMS313 Sport Leadership and Governance
HSE311 Applied Sports Science 1
HSE312 Exercise and Sports Science Practicum 1
HSE year 2 or 3 elective unit
MMS307 Sport Facility and Event Management
MMK277 Marketing Management
HSE312 Exercise and Sports Science Practicum 1 (if not completed in trimester 1)
HSE314 Applied Sports Science 2
MMH299 Business Communication
MMS308 Sport Marketing
HSE Year 2 and 3 elective units:
HSE208 Integrated Human Physiology
HSE303 Exercise Metabolism
HSE304 Physiology of Sport Performance
HSE309 Behavioural Aspects of Sport and Exercise
HSE311 Applied Sports Science 1
HSE313 Understanding Children's Physical Activity
HSE314 Applied Sports Science 2
HSE316 Physical Activity and Population Health
HSE320 Exercise in Health and Disease
HSE323 Clinical and Sport Biomechanics
Admission requirements - general
Deakin University offers admission to undergraduate courses through a number of Admission categories.
In all categories of admission, selection is based primarily on academic merit as indicated by an applicant's previous academic record.
For more information on the Deakin Admissions Policy visit The Guide.
Advanced standing - general
The University aims to provide students with as much credit as possible for approved prior study or informal learning which exceeds the normal entrance requirements for the course and is within the constraints of the course regulations. Students are required to complete a minimum of one-third of the course at Deakin University, or four credit points, whichever is the greater. In the case of certificates, including graduate certificates, a minimum of two credit points within the course must be completed at Deakin.
You can also refer to the Advanced Standing System which outlines the credit that may be granted towards a Deakin University degree.