Bachelor of Sport Science (Human Movement)/Bachelor of Psychological Studies

VU course code: SBHP | CRICOS: 084877G | Level of study: Undergraduate
4 years
Hybrid

Tuition fee per semester: AU$16,700

Footscray Park
29 April 2024
Overview

Overview

Aim for a career supporting community health, and helping athletes achieve their best with a Bachelor of Sport Science (Human Movement)/Bachelor of Psychological Studies at Victoria University.

Our double degree in sport and psychological studies gives you specialised understanding of the human body and mind. It includes subjects in the biological sciences, social sciences and humanities. The course prepares you for a career in the sport and exercise professions, with a focus on psychology.

You’ll acquire knowledge and skills for rewarding work in the following areas:

  • exercise and sport science
  • rehabilitation
  • community fitness and health
  • sport policy
  • psychological counselling.

VU has world-class facilities, including sports labs to study biomechanics and physiology, and interaction labs for counselling practice.

You’ll also benefit from extensive work experience with sporting and community organisations.

With further graduate study, you can become a registered psychologist or teacher.

Entry requirements

Applicants for this course will need to meet the entry criteria outlined below. If you don’t meet the entry criteria, you may be able to gain entry by first completing a related course or unit(s). We call this a ‘pathway’.

If you've completed a qualification where English was the primary language of instruction, you may be eligible for an exemption of English-language requirements.

In some cases, there may be additional entry requirements.

Learn more about entry requirements for international students.

Entry criteria

Credit & Entry pathways into this course


Victoria University is committed to providing a transparent admissions process. Find out more about how to apply for our courses, and our commitment to admissions transparency. Meeting the minimum admission criteria does not guarantee entry into this course. Past academic performance may be considered.

Course Structure

To attain the Bachelor of Sport Science (Human Movement) / Bachelor of Psychological Studies, students will be required to complete 384 credit points consisting of:

  • 96 credit points First Year Core units
  • 48 credit points Core units
  • 240 credit points of Professional Core units

Units

Fees & Scholarships

As an international student at Victoria University, you will be required to pay your tuition fees up front each semester.

There may be additional materials fees throughout your studies, depending on your chosen course, as well as an administrative fee as part of your course.

Victoria University is proud to support our international scholarship recipients and sponsored students.

10% discount for alumni

If you’ve previously completed a qualification with us (and didn't apply through an agent), you may be eligible for a 10% discount. Not available for single-package courses.

Find out how

Fees

Scholarships

CAREERS

Graduates will have the skills to work in many areas, including the following:

  • exercise and sport sciences
  • fitness
  • athlete counselling
  • coaching
  • welfare
  • community services
  • human resources.

With an added postgraduate qualification, you can become a registered psychologist, teacher or social worker. For example, you can also study our: 

Salaries

Visit the Jobs and Skills Australia website to find average salaries in Australia for various professions:

Starting salaries for graduates may be different. 

Accreditation

Our Bachelor of Sport Science (Human Movement)/Bachelor of Psychological Studies is accredited by the Australian Psychological Accreditation Council (APAC).

APAC conducts accreditation activities that ensure graduates receive a high-quality education and are equipped to use their psychological knowledge and skills in the community.

To become a practising psychologist, you’ll need to progress to postgraduate study in psychology.