Bachelor of High Performance Sport (Honours)

Australian Catholic University (ACU)

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00004G

This is a one-year degree or equivalent part time study, taught in English, for high-achieving students who have already completed a relevant Bachelor degree. Students initially develop an understanding of ethical research design, practice and analysis within a high performance research setting. This knowledge is then incorporated into an original and independent research project conducted under the supervision of academic staff and/or industry professionals with expertise in the field. Bachelor of High Performance Sport (Honours) students will explore and analyse a specialist area of human performance, sports analysis or strength and conditioning from both a theoretical and professional perspective, develop research skills, conduct a creative and analytical study in the form of a thesis, prepare for higher degree studies at the Masters and Doctoral level. In an increasingly competitive job market, an honours degree will give you an edge over candidates who just have an undergraduate degree.


80 credit points.

Standard entry requirements

An applicant must also comply with the Admission to Coursework Programs Policy. International students need to meet the English Language Proficiency requirements as defined in the Admission to Coursework Programs Policy. To be eligible for admission to the course, a student must have completed a relevant bachelor degree and attained a grade point average (GPA) of at least 5.75 on the ACU 7 point scale, in that degree. Disclaimer: The Course entry requirements above are for 2020 Admission.

Study pathways

Graduates are eligible to apply for admission to postgraduate studies in High Performance Sport, postgraduate studies in Clinical Exercise Physiology courses, if seeking Exercise Physiology accreditation and further study in other allied health professions.

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