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Bachelor of High Performance (Sport and Business)

BHighPerf(Sport&Bus)

240 cp

Minimum duration: 3 years full-time or equivalent part-time.

Course available at: Melbourne Victoria

Associate Degree in High Performance (Sport and Business)
(Exit qualification only)

AssocDegHighPerf(Sport&Bus)

160 cp

Minimum duration: 2 years full-time or equivalent part-time.

Diploma in High Performance (Sport and Business)
(Exit qualification only)

DipHighPerf(Sport&Bus)

80 cp

Minimum duration: 1 year full-time or equivalent part-time.

EFTSL value of units: All 10 cp units in this course have an EFTSL value of 0.125. Units with a cp value of a multiple of 10 have corresponding EFTSL values.

1. Admission Requirements1

To be eligible for admission to the course, an applicant must:

  1. have completed year 12 including Units 3 and 4, with a study score of at least 30 in English (ESL) or 25 in any other English and a study score of at least 25 in one of mathematics (any), accounting, biology, environmental studies, psychology, physical education, history (any), science or equivalent; and
  2. hold a current Level 3 coaching accreditation, or equivalent, under the auspices of the National Coaching Accreditation Scheme and approved by a national sporting organisation; and
  3. be working with elite athletes who compete at the state, national and/or international high performance level.

2. Requirements for Completion of the Degree

To qualify for the degree, a student must complete 240 cp from the Schedule of Unit Offerings, consisting of:

  1. 80 cp from a Major in Management;
  2. 110 cp from a Major in Performance;
  3. 30 cp from Industry Practicum Units;
  4. 20 cp from Electives.

3. Progression within the Course

Students normally complete 100-level units before undertaking related 200-level units, and 200-level units before undertaking 300-level units. In all aspects of progress through the course, students will be advised by the Course Coordinator and bound by decisions of the School Committee.

4. Exit Points

4.1 The Associate Degree in High Performance (Sport and Business) and Diploma in High Performance (Sport and Business) are offered only as exit points from the Bachelor of High Performance (Sport and Business).

4.2 A student who has completed the following requirements may exit from the course with the Diploma in High Performance (Sport and Business):

  1. 30 cp from the following Management Units:
    BUSN100 10 Reasoning and Communication;
    EXSC101 10 Ethical Leadership in Sport;
    EXSC268 10 Financial Management of Sport and Exercise;

  2. 40 cp from the following Performance Units:
    EXSC102 10 Planning an Annual Program;
    EXSC103 10 Talent Optimisation and Skill Learning;
    EXSC198 10 Health, Fitness and Performance;
    EXSC199 10 Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity;

  3. 10 cp from EXSC104 Industry Practicum 1.

4.3 A student who has completed the following requirements may exit from the course with the Associate Degree in High Performance (Sport and Business):

  1. 60 cp from the following Management Units:
    BUSN100 10 Reasoning and Communication;
    EXSC101 10 Ethical Leadership in Sport;
    EXSC207 10 Leadership Behaviour;
    EXSC208 10 Financial Decision-Making and Control;
    EXSC268 10 Financial Management of Sport and Exercise;
    HRMG100 10 Management and People;

  2. 80 cp from the following Performance Units:
    EXSC209 10 Psychology of High Performance Competition;
    EXSC211 10 Performance Analyses;
    EXSC212 10 Competition Planning, Strategy and Tactics;
    EXSC213 10 Acquiring and Retaining Expertise;

  3. 20 cp from the following Industry Practicum:
    EXSC104 10 Industry Practicum 1
    EXSC214 10 Industry Practicum 2

Schedule of Unit Offerings

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Prerequisite (Pre), co-requisite (Co) and incompatible (Inc) units are indicated in parentheses where applicable.

Management

Unit Code Credit Points Unit Name
BUSN100 10 Reasoning and Communication
EXSC101 10 Ethical Leadership in Sport
EXSC207 10 Leadership Behaviour (Pre: EXSC101 Ethical Leadership in Sport)
EXSC208 10 Financial Decision-Making and Control (Pre: EXSC268 Financial Management of Sport and Exercise)
EXSC268 10 Financial Management of Sport and Exercise
HRMG100 10 Management and People
HRMG303 10 Organisational Change
MGMT304 10 Strategic Management (Pre: completion of 150 cp including HRMG100)

Performance

Unit Code Credit Points Unit Name
EXSC102 10 Planning an Annual Program
EXSC103 10 Talent Optimisation and Skill Learning
EXSC198 10 Health, Fitness and Performance
EXSC199 10 Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity
EXSC209 10 Psychology of High Performance Competition (Pre: EXSC199 Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity)
EXSC211 10 Performance Analyses (Pre: EXSC198 Health, Fitness and Performance)
EXSC212 10 Competition Planning, Strategy and Tactics (Pre: EXSC102 Planning an Annual Program)
EXSC213 10 Acquiring and Retaining Expertise (Pre: EXSC103 Talent Optimisation and Skill Learning)
EXSC301 10 Conflict Resolution (Pre: EXSC209 Psychology of High Performance Competition)
EXSC302 10 Long Term Program Planning (Pre: EXSC212 Competition Planning, Strategy and Tactics; Co: MGMT304 Anticipation and Decision-Making)
EXSC304 10 Anticipation and Decision-Making (Pre: EXSC213 Acquiring and Retaining Expertise)

Industry Practicum

Unit Code Credit Points Unit Name
EXSC104 10 Industry Practicum 1
EXSC214 10 Industry Practicum 2 (Pre: EXSC104 Industry Practicum 1)

and

Unit Code Credit Points Unit Name
EXSC307 10 Industry Practicum 3 (Pre: EXSC214 Industry Practicum 2)

or

Unit Code Credit Points Unit Name
BIPX301 10 Professional Experience B

Electives

Unit Code Credit Points Unit Name
EXSC306 10 Independent Study
EXSC367 10 Managing Events for Sport and Exercise
MKTG100 10 Principles of Marketing

Other units in Exercise Science and/or Business approved by the Course Coordinator.


1A student must also comply with the Admission Rules.