Bachelor of Sport Science

VU course code: SBSA | CRICOS: 096485B | Level of study: Undergraduate
3 years
Hybrid

Tuition: per semester AU$16,700

Footscray Park
29 July 2024
Overview

Overview

Join one of Australia's leading sport universities and gain the very best knowledge for a professional career in the sport and exercise industry.

If you're passionate about health and fitness, get moving towards an exciting career in the rapidly growing sports industry through VU's Bachelor of Sport Science.

This specialised program leads to a variety of career options in clinical exercise science, rehabilitation, sport science or human movement.

You'll graduate with excellent foundational knowledge for a professional career in the sport and exercise industry, with key skills in these areas:

  • physiology
  • kinesiology
  • biomechanics
  • exercise psychology.

You can choose your major to match your interests and career goals, from:

  • Sport Performance – analysing and improving performance, health, and participation in sport and exercise.
  • Human Movement – holistic understanding of human movement, particularly in sport and physical activity.
  • Sport Coaching  –  coaching knowledge and skills in community-based coaching, talent identification and athlete–coach development.

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.

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

Our graduates gain employment at elite sport organisations, leisure centres and community service organisations – with some even starting their own business.

The course can lead to a career in:

  • exercise physiology
  • personal fitness training
  • exercise and sport science within a professional sporting group
  • sport nutrition
  • sports data analysis
  • athlete talent identification and development
  • performance coaching
  • special populations training - elderly, people with a disability, youth
  • community fitness and health services.

Salaries

Visit the Jobs and Skills Australia website to find the average annual earnings of a sport coach, instructor or official.