Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science – Bachelor of Business

Course Code

71610B

Version

3

Faculty

Medicine, Health and Molecular Sciences

Award Requirements

Course Structure

Candidature

Progression

Advanced Standing

Award Details

Honours

Admission Requirements

Course p re-requisites

English

Recommended subjects: any one of Biology, Chemistry, Maths B, Physics, Health Education or Physical Education.

Entry requirements for this course are consistent with the Pathways to Qualifications in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF level 7) Guidelines for Bachelor degrees.

Minimum English Language Proficiency Requirements

Students of non English speaking backgrounds must have an adequate English language capacity assessed under the Australian International English Language Testing System (IELTS). The IELTS score required for admission to this course can be found in Schedule I of the JCU Admissions policy.

Additional selection requirements

Nil

Special admission requirements

Nil

Course includes mandatory professional placement(s)

Clinical placement/professional practice:

This course includes prescribed professional or clinical placements. Students may be required to undertake such placements away from the campus at which they are enrolled, at their own expense. (Note: health professional courses generally involve extensive professional or clinical placements).

Further information about placements can be found at University Requirements for Undergraduate Coursework Awards..

Post admission requirements

Hepatitis B immunisation:

Students must provide evidence of being immune to Hepatitis B within the first teaching period of their studies. A blood-borne viral disease may result in a student’s inability to obtain a placement in a Queensland Health facility and consequently may result in their inability to complete the requirements of the course as accredited by the relevant professional accrediting body. If a student has not complied with the above requirement by the last day of the first teaching period of their studies, their enrolment will be terminated immediately.

Suitability to Work with Children Card (blue card ) :

This course includes prescribed professional or clinical placements that may involve contact with children under 18 years of age. Students are required to obtain a Suitability to Work with Children Card (which involves a criminal history check undertaken by the Queensland Police) before the start of the first placement. Students must retain a current Suitability to Work with Children Card for the duration of their course, as failure to do so will result in the termination of their admission to the course.

For more information, refer to:

Commission for Children and Young People and Child Guardian

Current Apply First Aid and CPR Certificate:

Candidates must hold a current First Aid Certificate before undertaking professional or clinical placements. Candidates are responsible for any costs associated with obtaining this certificate.

Some professional/clinical placement agencies may require that candidates hold an advanced cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) certificate before undertaking a professional or clinical placement. Candidates are responsible for any costs associated with obtaining this certificate.

Australian Federal Police Check:

This course includes prescribed professional or clinical placements. Some placement agencies may require students to produce a current Australian Federal Police check. This is in addition to the requirements for a Blue Card. If requested, students must provide written confirmation of clearance to the Clinical Placement Officer prior to commencement of clinical placement.

Application documents can be accessed at:

Australian Federal Police

Academic Requirements for Course Completion

Credit points

96 credit points as per course structure

Additional course rules

Nil

Additional completion requirements

Nil

Learning outcomes

Characteristics of learning outcomes for this course are consistent with those outlined in the Bachelor degree Guideline in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF level 7).

Course Structure

Core Subjects

Level 1

BU1002:03 Accounting for Decision Making

BU1003:03 Economics for Business

BU1004:03 Management, People and Organisations

BU1005:03 Personal and Professional Skills in Business

BU1007:03 Business Data Analysis

PH1001:03 Preparatory Physics

PY1102:03 Exploring Psychology 2

SP1001:03 Science and Practice of Physical Activity

SP1002:03 Sport and Exercise Nutrition

PLUS

BM1061:03 Anatomy and Physiology for Sport and Exercise Science 1

or

BM1011:03 Physiological Systems and Processes 1

PLUS

BM1062:03 Anatomy and Physiology for Sport and Exercise Science 2

or

BM1022:03 Physiological Systems and Processes 2

Level 2

SP2003:03 Functional Kinesiology and Biomechanics

SP2007:03 Physiological Basis for Exercise and Sport

SP2006:03 Exercise Testing and Prescription for Health

SP2009:03 Strength Training and Conditioning

SP2010:03 Principles of Motor Learning and Motor Control

SP2011:03 Advanced Biomechanics

Level 3

SP3006:03 Environmental and Sports Medicine

SP3007:03 Dynamics of Sport and Exercise Behaviour 1

SP3008:03 Sport and Exercise Science Practice

SP3011:03 Sports Training and Rehabilitation

SP3015:03 Advanced Motor Learning and Motor Control

SP3016:03 Exercise Prescription Practices and Procedures

Options

Select a major from the table below

PLUS

Select 3 credit points of specified BU level 2 subjects

BU2004:03 Financial Management

BU2005:03 Entrepreneurship

BU2006:03 Business Modelling

BU2007:03 Project Management

BU2008:03 Leadership and Strategic Thinking

BU2010:03 Business Research Methods

BU2050:03 Workplace Project

BU2060:03 Professional Experience

BU2112:03 Law of Business Organisations

BU2208:03 Marketing Fundamentals

BU2209:03 Business Information Systems

PLUS

Select 3 credit points of BU and BX level 2 subjects

PLUS

Select 3 credit points of BU and BX level 2 or BU and BX level 3 subjects

Majors

Type of major

Optional

Single

Credit points in major

18 credit points

Special requirements

Nil

MAJOR

AVAILABLE AT

NOTES

Economics

Townsville

Business major

Financial Management

Townsville

Business major

Hospitality Management

Cairns

Business major

Not offered in Cairns 2011 or 2012

Human Resources Management

Cairns

Townsville

Business major

International Business

Cairns

Business major

Management

Cairns

Townsville

Business major

Marketing

Cairns

Townsville

Business major

Multidisciplinary

Cairns

Townsville

Business major

To be discontinued as of 31/12/2012

Sports and Event Management

Townsville

Business major

Tourism Management

Cairns

Townsville

Business major

Campus

COURSE AVAILABLE AT

NOTES

Cairns

Townsville

Candidature

Expected time to complete

4 years full-time or equivalent part-time

Maximum time to complete

8 years

Maximum leave of absence

2 years

Progression

Course progression requisites

Nil

Course includes mandatory professional placement(s)

Yes

Further information about placements can be found at University Requirements for Undergraduate Coursework Awards .

Candidates may be required to undertake placements away from the campus at which they are enrolled at their own expense.

Special assessment requirements

Refer to Review of a Student’s Suitability to Continue a Course Involving Placement policy.

Accreditation requirements

Nil

Maximum allowed Pass Conceded (PC) grade

Not permitted for Sports and Exercise Science subjects (subjects with the prefix SP)

Supplementary exam for final subject

A candidate who has failed the final subject towards the award and who gained 40% or more of the marks for that subject, may be granted a supplementary examination in that subject. However if that subject is required for accreditation, then the criteria specified by that accreditation will apply.

Advanced Standing

Eligibility

Candidates may apply for advanced standing for previous tertiary study in accordance with the Advanced Standing for Previous Studies and Recognised Prior Learning policy associated procedures.

Maximum allowed

48 credit points

Currency

Advanced standing will be granted only for studies completed in the 10 years prior to the commencement of this course.

Expiry

Advanced standing gained for any subject shall be cancelled 18 years after the date of the examination upon which the advanced standing is based if, by then, the candidate has not completed this course.

Other restrictions

Nil

Award Details

Inclusion of majors on testamur

Business majors, except the General major, shall appear on the testamur.

Exit with lesser award

Withdrawal from the joint degree and transfer to a Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science or Bachelor of Business shall be approved without loss of advanced standing for any student having completed at least level 1 studies towards the joint degree.

Course articulation

Not applicable

Honours

Honours availability

Honours is available as an additional year of study in either Business or Sport and Exercise Science.

Eligibility

Candidates must satisfy the School requirements relating to the standard of academic achievement necessary to proceed to the honours degree.