Unit Set Structure


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MABUTJ  Surf Science Major  

This unit set is available in the following courses:

Surf Science is intended for individuals who have a passion for surfing.  The major is available for students enrolled in the Bachelor of Science course.  This major provides opportunity to pursue rigorous academic study and become a well qualified, sought after individual within the surf industry, as a surfing coach or an outdoor education/physical education specialist with a point of difference.  Delivered in conjunction with Surfing WA and Surf Life Saving (Australia), this major is recommended to be undertaken at ECU South West in combination with the Coastal Environmental Science major.  Highlights of Surf Science include camps to appropriate surfing locations in the south west, event management and delivery of the renowned ECU Surf Challenge surfing competition and informal meetings with key representatives from the local surfing industry.


The units listed in this major may be subject to change over the duration of the course.


This major requires a total of eight units (120 credit points) listed below.



Event Manager, Surfing Coach, Surfing Industry representative, Outdoor Education Specialist.

This unit set is available on Bunbury Campus.
This unit set is available in the following mode of delivery - On-campus.

Semester break camps.
MAN1100 Management I 15
MKT1600 Marketing Principles&Practices 15
SST1130 Surfing Skills 15
SST1210 Event Management 15
SST2125 Human Biology and Human Performance 15
SST2130 Surfing Performance 15
SST3131 Contemporary Issues in Surfing 15
SST3230 Surf Culture 15

Last Updated - Higher Education: 15/03/2014 VET: 14/05/2014