Unit Set Structure

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MABUSS  ESSA Exercise and Sports Science Professional Accreditation Major  

This unit set is available in the following courses:

The Exercise and Sports Science Professional Accreditation (ESSA) Major is only available to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Science (Exercise and Sports Science) M89 degree. This Major consists of 120 credit points (8 units).

 

Successful completion of this Major and the Bachelor of Science (Exercise and Sports Science) M89 will qualify students for Exercise Science membership with Australia's professional body for Exercise and Sports Science, ESSA.  

 

All students must complete 2 mandatory units; MAT3101 and SPS2108 plus another 6 units dependent on their interests or career pathways. 

 
UNIT SET LOCATION
This unit set is available on Joondalup Campus.
 
MODE OF DELIVERY
This unit set is available in the following mode of delivery - On-campus.
 
MANDATORY UNITS
MAT3101 Statistical Research Methods
and
SPS2108 Physical Activity and Health

 
 
ELECTIVE UNITS
All students must select a further 6 units from the list below dependent on interests and/or career pathways.
Recommended elective units for a career pathway to Clinical Exercise Physiology are SPS3120 and SPS3121. Students should enrol into these units in year 3.
Recommended elective units for a career pathway to Physiotherapy are SCP1134, SCH2111, SCH3236, SCH1104, and OCT1206. Please see below for suggested order of enrolment.
Recommended elective units for a career pathway to Dietetics are SCC1123 or SCC1111, SCC1226, SCC2211, NUT2220, SCH2232 and NUT3215. Please see below for suggested order of enrolment.

 
Available Semester 1
SCC1123 Chemistry for the Life Sciences 15
SCC1111 General Chemistry > 15
SCC1226 Introduction to Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry 15
SPS1120 Performance Studies 2 15
SPS1107 Sports Science Applications 1 15
HST1120 Introduction to Health Promotion 15
SCC2211 Organic Chemistry 15
SPS2111 Performance Studies 6 * 15
SPS3205 Performance Studies 3 15
SCH3236 Pharmacology 15
NUT3215 Exercise Nutrition 15
Available Semester 2
SPS1205 Performance Studies 1 15
SCP1134 Foundations of Physics 15
OCT1206 Neuroscience 15
SCH1104 Introduction to Pathophysiology 15
NUT2220 Nutritional Assessment 15
SCH2111 Applied Physiology 15
SCH2232 Medical Biochemistry 15
SPS3206 Performance Studies 4 15
SPS3121 Professional Skills in Clinical Exercise Physiology 15
SPS3120 Psycho-social Aspects in Physical Activity and Chronic Disease 15
SPS3203 Human Movement and Disability 15
 
* Students selecting SPS2111 must select the Volleyball and Athletics components.
> Students with no prior Chemistry study enrol in SCC1123. Students who have completed year 12 Chemistry enrol in SCC1111.
 
Suggested order of enrolment for pre-physiotherapy units:
 
Year 1
Semester 1
SCP1132 Introduction to Physics 15
Semester 2
SCH2111 Applied Physiology 15
Year 2
Semester 1
SCH3236 Pharmacology 15
Semester 2
SCH1104 Introduction to Pathophysiology 15
Year 3
Semester 1
SPS2108 Physical Activity and Health 15
Select elective unit 1
Semester 2
OCT1206 Neuroscience 15
MAT3101 Statistical Research Methods 15
 
Suggested order of enrolment for pre-dietetics units:
 
Year 1
Semester 1
SCC1123 Chemistry for the Life Sciences 15
or
SCC1111 General Chemistry 15
Semester 2
SCC1226 Introduction to Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry 15
Year 2
Semester 1
SCC2211 Organic Chemistry 15
Semester 2
NUT2220 Nutritional Assessment 15
Year 3
Semester 1
SCH2232 Medical Biochemistry 15
NUT3215 Exercise Nutrition 15
Semester 2
MAT3101 Statistical Research Methods 15
SPS2108 Physical Activity and Health 15
 
> Students with no prior Chemistry study enrol into SCC1123. Students who have completed year 12 Chemistry enrol in SCC1111.
 
Suggested order of enrolment for clinical exercise physiology units:
 
Year 1
Semester 1
Select elective unit 1
Semester 2
Select elective unit 2
Year 2
Semester 1
Select elective unit 3
Semester 2
MAT3101 Statistical Research Methods 15
Year 3
Semester 1
SPS2108 Physical Activity and Health 15
Select elective unit 4
Semester 2
SPS3121 Professional Skills in Clinical Exercise Physiology 15
SPS3120 Psycho-social Aspects in Physical Activity and Chronic Disease 15
 
 
 
 
 

Last Updated - Higher Education: 15/03/2013 VET: 20/05/2013