Diploma of Exercise and Sport Science
Build foundations in movement and healthy living
An introductory sports course designed by industry professionals. You’ll cover topics in health and exercise related to human bodies and wellbeing. Build key skills in sports science, including using data and technology for better outcomes.
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- 09 Jul 23
The University of Notre Dame Australia is committed to delivering an excellent student experience, alongside a high standard of teaching, research, and training. As a leader in ethical education, Notre Dame aims to develop students’ critical reasoning and their ability to make ethical decisions—crucial skills to progressing their careers and leading purposeful lives. At Notre Dame, students navigate their future with an ethical education online.
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Upon successful completion of the Undergraduate Diploma (Exercise & Sport Science) graduates will be able to:
- Interpret and apply knowledge across the sub disciplines of exercise and sport science.
- Assess health behaviours and conditions, human movement and skills to evaluate and prescribe exercise programs in healthy populations across a range of exercise settings.
- Apply research skills for evidence-based practice that enhances professional knowledge, including the ability to compile, critically evaluate and communicate the scientific rationale for professional decision making and service delivery.
- Exemplify professional and ethical standards in practical, interpersonal and theoretical contexts and conduct that is sensitive to client diversity and equity.
- Understand how technology is used in sport for key areas such as biomechanics and exercise physiology and apply this to measure health and performance.
- Apply valuable basic data analysis skills in Excel to record and understand how health and performance can be improved and monitored.
To be eligible for admission to The Undergraduate Diploma (Exercise and Sport Science) applicants may from time to time need to meet specific requirements as expressed in the University’s entry requirements.
English Proficiency Requirements
To be eligible for admission to The University of Notre Dame Australia, all applicants must meet the University’s minimum requirements for admission. The requirements for admission are detailed in the University’s Policy: Admissions.
Applications for Advanced Standing and Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) will be considered and reviewed on a case by case basis by UNDA's Student Administration.
Improving health and wellbeing through exercise and physical activity is increasingly important in today’s sedentary world. This program aims to introduce students to methods used in exercise science to assess health status, provide basic exercise delivery, and understand the beneficial effect on human physiology. The program also introduces students to key skill areas in exercise and sport science including biomechanics, exercise physiology, basic data analysis, and technology in sport. It is a pathway to university study in the field of exercise and sports science at The University of Notre Dame, Australia and develops the necessary tertiary skills to succeed.
Recommended Study Pattern
To be eligible for the award of Undergraduate Diploma of Sport & Exercise Science students must complete a minimum of 200 Units of Credit chosen from compulsory courses.
To be eligible for the award of Undergraduate Diploma of Sport & Exercise Science students must complete a minimum of 200 Units (8 subjects) of Credit chosen from compulsory courses.
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