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Undergraduate

Exercise and Sports Science (Honours)

Exercise and Sports Science Honours Major (BSc Health Hons) - BSc(Curtin)(Hons) - MJRH-EXSPS Health Sciences
Indicative ATAR N/A Indicative TER (ATAR) - This figure provides an indication of the TER (ATAR) normally required to enter this course. It is provided as a guide only.
Location Bentley
Study method Full-time
Study mode On-campus
Intake February

This course has an earlier application deadline. Please visit the application deadlines page for further information.

Graduates from honours have a more fully developed and more complex set of research skills that make them more attractive to employers. Graduates with first or upper-second-class honours are also eligible for direct entry into PhD programs.

Duration 1 year full-time

Course overview

This course develops originality and independence of thought and trains students in research.

The course aims to broaden your knowledge and expose you to the latest developments in exercise and sports related research.

Research projects are developed in conjunction with a supervisor, and cover a large array of potential fields including (but not limited to):

  • exercise physiology
  • biomechanics
  • motor control
  • sports psychology
  • rehabilitation
  • physical activity levels
  • sports performance.

Entry requirements

Entry requirements for Australian and New Zealand students

Indicative TER (ATAR) Indicative TER (ATAR) - This figure provides an indication of the TER (ATAR) normally required to enter this course. It is provided as a guide only.

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STAT entry STAT entry - The Special Tertiary Admissions Test (STAT) assesses competencies considered important for success at uni. These tests are provided by the Tertiary Institutions Service Centre (TISC) to help mature age candidates apply for certain courses.

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Mature age entry

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Other requirements

Students with an outstanding performance and appropriate Bachelor of Science (or equivalent) course will be considered for entry to the honours program. 

Notes

This course has an earlier application deadline. Please visit the application deadlines page for further information.

Graduates from honours have a more fully developed and more complex set of research skills that make them more attractive to employers. Graduates with first or upper-second-class honours are also eligible for direct entry into PhD programs.

Fees

Fees for Australian and New Zealand students

Year Student type Cost
2017 Commonwealth supported What is a Commonwealth supported place (CSP)? - A CSP is subsidised by the Australian Government. They pay part of the course fees directly to Curtin and then the student pays the remainder. The student can defer this fee to their HECS-HELP loan.

All Australian students studying an undergraduate degree are automatically awarded a Commonwealth supported place.

Learn more about CSPs and whether you're eligible by visiting the Australian Government's StudyAssist website.
$7,420*

Fees are indicative first year only.

*The indicative first-year fee is calculated on 200 credit points, which is the typical full-time study load per year, however some courses require additional study to be completed, in which case the fee will be higher than that shown.

This fee is a guide only. It may vary depending on the units you choose and do not include incidental fees (such as lab coats or art supplies) or the cost of your textbooks - visit other fees and charges for more information. For more information on fees and to determine your eligibility for HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP, please visit fee basics or the Study Assist website

If you're not an Australian citizen, permanent resident or New Zealand citizen, please see information for international students.

Why Exercise and Sports Science (Honours)?

  • We provide training in a wide range of generic and discipline specific research-oriented skills, as well as training in interprofessional skills such as critical thinking, time management, scientific writing and problem solving.
  • You will be supervised by academics that are themselves active researchers.
  • Curtin has partnerships with the Fremantle Football Club and Hockey Australia, meaning you could find yourself working alongside some of Australia’s top athletes through your research project.

How this course will make you industry ready

Graduates from honours have a more fully developed and more complex set of research skills that make them more attractive to employers. Graduates with first or upper-second-class honours are also eligible for direct entry into PhD programs.