4.5 years full-time
9 years part-time
OR VET qualification
Trimester 1, Trimester 2 and Trimester 3
You will gain a strong foundation in the physical and biomedical sciences, as well as practical business and management skills and knowledge. You will develop an understanding of how both our bodies and the sports industry work.
You will undertake a professional practice placement as part of this degree.
To be classed as a full-time student, you are required to enrol in a minimum number of credit points each standard study period. The minimum credit points for full-time enrolment in this program is 30 credit points.
Trimester 1 and Trimester 2 are deemed standard study periods. As Trimester 3 is a non-standard study period, continuing students moving from one year to the next will not be required to study during this trimester to be eligible for student income support.
Domestic students who commence in Trimester 3 may be eligible for student income support from the onset of study provided they are enrolled full-time in this study period.
Please refer to the Australian Government website for more details.
Work-integrated learning activities (professional placements) integrate theoretical learning with its application in the workplace. The inclusion of work-integrated learning activities in the degree program demonstrates Griffith's commitment to preparing its graduates for success in their working life.
In this program you will spend time in the work/professional environment undertaking placements at various locations. Placements may be outside of the Brisbane metropolitan/Gold Coast area including northern New South Wales and (by negotiation) interstate or overseas.
You will find opportunities in sports and recreation management, sports science and high performance management, events management and recreational club management. As a graduate, you will have the opportunity to apply for entry into the Master of Physiotherapy, which will prepare you for work as a physiotherapist.
The degree is in the process of receiving exercise science-level accreditation with Exercise and Sports Science Australia which will be completed by the time you graduate.
Upon successful completion of the Bachelor of Exercise Science, graduates will be eligible to apply for exercise scientist accreditation with Exercise and Sports Science Australia (ESSA).
The Sport Management major provides eligibility for admission to the Sports Management Association of Australia and New Zealand.
There are placements associated with this program. Students should refer to the checklist of placement requirements for their Health discipline on the Fit for Professional Practice website for full details of the requirements regarding clinical placement to ensure that they meet eligibility for placement.
Note: In the event that there is a difference between the contents published on the Fit for Professional Practice website and the program-specific information published on the Degree Finder/Programs and Courses websites, or where information published on the Fit for Professional Practice website is not in accordance with University Policy, the Degree Finder/Programs and Courses website contents and University Policy shall override the information on the Fit for Professional Practice website.
High achieving students who successfully complete this program may be eligible to apply for entry to the Bachelor of Exercise Science (Honours) (2096).
These fees are only applicable to domestic students who are not Commonwealth supported including:
If the fee rate for your program is not displayed above, please contact a Student Centre for assistance.
Eligible undergraduate fee-paying students may defer their tuition fees by taking out a FEE-HELP loan which is part of the Higher Education Loan Program (HELP). Payment of the loan is via the taxation system when income reaches a specified level.