Bachelor of Sport Science (Human Movement)/Bachelor of Sport Management

VU course code: SBHS | CRICOS: 084878F | Level of study: Undergraduate
4 years full time or longer for part time
Hybrid
Footscray Park
29 July 2024
21 July 2024
Overview

Overview

Follow your passion for sport into the health and fitness or sport-management fields with Victoria University's Bachelor of Sport Science (Human Movement)/Bachelor of Sport Management.

VU is a leader in sport education. In our double degree, you’ll develop high-level expertise in human movement, exercise supervision, physical recreation programming, and sport management.

We have over 200 partnerships with sport venues, sporting clubs, local government authorities, and public-health and education groups. Through these partnerships, you’ll learn from the best, and gain invaluable work experience.

You’ll graduate job-ready to work in many areas of sport and fitness. You’ll have the skills and knowledge to manage major sporting events, sporting facilities, aquatic and recreation centres, professional sport organisations, and gyms.

Careers options include:

  • exercise and sport science
  • rehabilitation
  • community fitness and health
  • personal training
  • community sport development
  • planning for sport and active recreation
  • consulting and research in sport participation.

Entry requirements

When assessing your application, we consider your educational achievements and work experience, as well as your skills and personal attributes (where relevant).

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’.

You may also be eligible for course ‘credits’, where you are granted a unit or units towards your qualification for equivalent previous study or work experience, so you can graduate sooner.

ATAR requirements

No minimum ATAR required

This course does not have a minimum ATAR requirement for entry. Read the entry criteria for this course below.

Why ATAR is not applicable

You do not need an ATAR score to apply for this course. Instead, you need to have successfully completed secondary school and to meet any requirements outlined below. Our courses and support programs are designed to prepare students from diverse cultures for success, regardless of their ATAR, age, education or socioeconomic background.

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 Sport Management, students will be required to complete 384 credit points consisting of:

  • 96 credit points First Year Core units
  • 48 credit points Core units
  • 96 credit points Sport Science (Human Movement) Professional Core units
  • 96 credit points Major studies from the approved list
  • 48 credit points Minor studies from the approved list

Students who commenced in 2014, 2015 and 2016, must successfully complete any combination of 4 units from the following eight Sport Management College Core units:


  • SSM1101 Introduction to Sport and Active Recreation
  • SSM1102 Foundations of Sport and Active Recreation
  • SSM1103 Management Principles for Sport and Active Recreation
  • SSM1104 Community Building for Sport and Active Recreation
  • SSM1201 Marketing for Sport and Active Recreation
  • SSM1202 Financial Management for Sport and Active Recreation
  • SSM1203 Human Resources for Sport and Active Recreation
  • SSM1204 Ethics and Integrity Management in Sport and Active Recreation

Units

Fees & scholarships

University fees vary, depending on how much the government contributes towards course costs (if anything).

Read below to find out about the fee ‘type’, the estimated yearly tuition costs for this course, and the financial support on offer (including our generous scholarship program).

Commonwealth supported place

A Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP) is subsidised by the government, reducing it to the amount listed here. Australian citizens, permanent residents and New Zealand citizens will qualify for a CSP place. If your course is not Commonwealth supported, or you don't qualify, you'll pay full fees.

Learn more about Commonwealth Supported Places

Scholarships

Careers

On graduation, you’ll be ready to work as a manager, administrator, sport scientist, and exercise/physical activity programmer in the following areas:

  • professional sport
  • physical recreation associations and clubs
  • state and national sporting bodies
  • community sport clubs and agencies
  • gyms and fitness centres
  • stadiums and facilities
  • community service organisations
  • outdoor recreation facilities
  • corporate health programs
  • government sport and recreation services
  • commercial sport

Salaries

VU Stories

 Elise Wiggins
Sights set on VU
Bachelor of Sport Science (Human Movement)/Bachelor of Sport Management
"After my placement with Netball Victoria they offered me casual work, and then a full-time position."
Elise's story