Bachelor of Sports Studies - University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

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Bachelor of Sports Studies

Start studying this degree from home. Due to the evolving situation with the COVID-19 pandemic, USC’s classes in Semester 2, 2020 are ready to be delivered online, though we’ll be teaching face-to-face again as soon as we can!

*International students who are offshore (outside of Australia) should contact USC International to discuss their study options.

QTAC applications are open now.

Turn your passion for sport into a creative and innovative career.

Combine core sport science knowledge with complementary skills in areas like sports media, sports journalism, sports administration, event management, marketing, public relations and business management, to prepare you for a range of careers in the growing sport and fitness industries.

Study location
  • Sunshine Coast
CRICOS code
088626E
Commence
Semester 1 or Semester 2
Program length (full-time)
3 years
Annual tuition fee 2020
A$27,800
Estimated total tuition fee *
A$83,400
Footnotes
  • Only a full-time option is available to international students on a Student visa. Online programs are not available to Student visa holders.
  • * Estimated tuition fees are based on 2020 rates. Refer to international fees for more information.
  • Not all majors/minors and elective options are available at every campus. You should refer to the What Can I Study tab, and the proposed study sequence for your chosen campus and intake for further information.


Study location QTAC code
  • Sunshine Coast 013171
Minimum selection threshold
ATAR - 54.55 OP - 18 Rank - 64
USC program code
SC347
Commence
Semester 1 or Semester 2
Duration
3 years full time or equivalent part time
Study mode
Blended Learning
Recommended prior study
English; Maths A, B or C; at least one science subject (preferably Chemistry)
Total courses
24
Total units
288
Footnotes


In this program you will:

  • Learn about the modern sports industry at local, national and international levels.
  • Tailor your studies with flexible pathways to suit your own interests and career goals.
  • Gain the skills to be job-ready for a range of sport and fitness careers.
  • Experience multiple workplace learning opportunities.
Career opportunities:
  • Sports journalist
  • Sports marketer
  • Sports administration
  • Public relations
  • Sport and outdoor activity development
  • Sport and tourism event planner
  • Sports business manager
Membership

This program does not meet the application eligibility requirements for Exercise Scientist or Sport Scientist membership of Exercise and Sports Science Australia (ESSA). If professional membership in a sport or coaching area is required consider the Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science or the Bachelor of Clinical Exercise Physiology.

However, the program provides graduates with highly relevant knowledge and skills closely aligned to a wide variety of career opportunities including: sports journalism; sports and outdoor adventure related media; public relations for teams, organisations and athletes; sports and tourism event planning and coordination; sports business management; and marketing sports related events, businesses and products.

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