Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
The Master of Sports Science is designed to develop specialist knowledge and skills relating to strength and conditioning and high performance science of elite athletes. The program is suitable for graduates in exercise and sports science aspiring for a career in high performance sport, or for established professionals such as domestic and international strength and conditioning coaches, or high performance managers seeking professional updates. This program places a strong emphasis on comprehensive practical experience and industry immersion, including a two semester full-time professional internship under the mentorship of a sports scientist. Completed in 1 year and 4 months (4 semesters), the first two semesters are comprised of specialist on-campus coursework, followed by the internship which incorporates applied sports science /strength and conditioning practice and a research component. This component is undertaken within a professional or semi-professional sporting organisation with whom Bond University has agreements for student internships. Alternatively, students may elect to undertake their internship with an external organisation or employer relative to their field of work, with prior approval from Bond University. The program will culminate with the submission of a peer-reviewed manuscript that may be eligible for publication, providing an additional pathway for students to progress to further postgraduate research. The program provides students with exposure to authentic high performance sports science learning both on campus and in industry. The coursework component is delivered primarily at the world-class Bond Institute of Health & Sport, where students will gain practical experience in the universities high performance gym, health science laboratories and sports science research laboratories. Students will have access to specialised technology used in research to deliver a wide range of athlete testing and performance analysis
- Sports science
- Strength and conditioning
Standard entry requirements
- Bachelor of Exercise and Sports Science degree from Bond University, or equivalent degree from a recognised institution
- Specific coursework required as well as an interview
- Plus transcripts of primary degree and specific subject outlines
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Campuses: Gold Coast.
If students are an Australian Citizen or a holder of a permanent humanitarian visa they may be eligible for assistance under the Australian Government program called FEE-HELP.