Commonwealth Supported places are available in this course to students who meet one of the following residency requirements:
(a) Australian Citizenship; or
(b) a New Zealand citizen or a permanent resident visa holder who will be resident within Australia for the duration of the unit.
All commonwealth-supported students who apply and commence this undergraduate certificate in 2022 will receive a 20% discount on their student contribution. The total cost of this course ranges from $3868.00 - $4528.00 + Student Services & Amenities fee and is dependent on your unit selection. The undiscounted price for this course ranges from $4834.00 - $5660.00 + Student Services & Amenities fee and again is dependent on your unit selection.
Information about unit fees can be found at Domestic Fees.
Why study exercise & sport science at CDU?
Enter a growing industry as a qualified health professional when you study Exercise and Sport Science with us. You'll develop an expert understanding of how the human body responds to exercise and be able to help your clients improve their health, prevent injury or enhance their physical performance. Pathway to physiotherapy
- Unique focus on tropical, hot and humid conditions
- Integrated with health, fitness and sporting agencies for work placements
- #2 Australian university for graduate employment outcomes (GUG 2022)
What will I study?
A candidate must successfully complete units totalling 40 credit points (cp) as detailed below. All units are valued at 10 credit points unless indicated.
|Unit type||Credit Points||Specific requirements|
|20cp||Compulsory Core units totalling 20 credit points as detailed below.|
Specialist Elective units totalling 20 credit points selected from one of the following specialisations below:
SPE111 Physical Assessment, Exercise prescription and delivery
|40cp||Total Credit Points|
Students Commencing in Semester 1
The Recommended Study Plan provided below is suitable for a student commencing in semester 1 and enrolling in a part time load.
Part-time Study Plan
|Legend:||CO = Core Unit||SE = Specialist Elective|
|Semester 1||Semester 2|
|SBI171 Anatomy and Physiology 1||CO||HSC132 Introduction Health Promotion||CO|
|Specialist Elective 1||SE||Specialist Elective 2||SE|
Admission requirements are met by one of the following:
- Successful completion of the Northern Territory Certificate of Education and Training (or equivalent).
- Successful completion of a national qualification at Certificate III level or higher.
- Successful completion of at least 0.5 year of full-time study (or equivalent) of a higher education degree/diploma.
- Overseas secondary or tertiary qualifications considered equivalent to the above Australian qualifications.
- Attainment of a STAT Multiple Choice score of 125 or higher.
- Successful completion of a recognised tertiary preparation course.
- Submission of an acceptable personal competencies statement and/or employment experience.
English language requirements
To gain entry into Charles Darwin University, all Higher Education applicants must satisfy the University's English Language Proficiency Requirements for their chosen course of study. International applicants will be required to supply evidence of this at the time of application.
It is a privilege really; to be able to ride my bike for a living, and to still be able to study a degree online at the same time. To have the flexibility of picking up my laptop and studying my sport science degree wherever and whenever was always going to be essential for me.
This course is accredited by the University in accordance with the Higher Education Standards.
For further information about the course, enrolment procedures, closing dates and other administrative issues please contact Student Central on:
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