Sport Performance

    Unit set code: SMASPP | Study level: Undergraduate | Unit set type: Major
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    The Sport Performance major is made up of eight units that are organised around a theme of analysing and improving performance, health and participation in sport and physical activity contexts. Students will develop their understanding of performance through studies in sport sciences including biomechanics, kinesiology, physiology, sociology, and motor control. By completing this major, students are prepared for progressing on to honours/postgraduate study in areas informed by the biological sciences.

    Unit set structure

    For a major study students must complete 96 credit points of study comprising:

    • 96 credit points (8) Specialist Area units
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    A full course is made up of several smaller topics or subjects. These are referred to as 'units'.
    Most courses have compulsory 'core' units, as well as optional units.


    'Credit points' are the value that each unit contributes towards your course.
    Most units at VU are worth 12 credit points. You will need to complete the required course credit points to graduate.

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