Honours in Sport Science, Exercise and Health

Honours in Sport Science, Exercise and Health provides you with interdisciplinary research skills and advanced knowledge in a select sub-discipline area (exercise physiology/biochemistry, biomechanics, motor development, exercise and health psychology or activity promotion). The honours specialisation provides an ideal background for continuance to a PhD or other professional-based research degrees.

You will gain a greater depth of knowledge in your area of specialisation, while also developing research skills. You will learn (1) to plan, administer testing, analyse and present data both in written and oral formats; (2) prepare a written manuscript for peer-reviewed publications; (3) independent time and work management skills and the ability to develop leadership potential; (4) advanced computer skills; and (5) problem-solving and organisational skills.

Entry requirements: (a) a Bachelor of Science with a major in Sport Science or Exercise and Health, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA; and (b) the equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of at least 65 per cent in the Level 3 units of the relevant major. Students must secure a supervisor prior to submitting an application.

Intake periods: Beginning of year and mid-year

Honours in Sport Science, Exercise and Health can be taken as a specialisation in the following degrees:

Honours sequence

Key to availability of units:
S1 = Semester 1; S2 = Semester 2
Take all units (42 points):
AvailabilityUnit codeUnit nameUnit rules
S2SCIE4481Good, Bogus and Corrupted Science
Prerequisites:
enrolment in honours
or
postgraduate course
Co-requisites:
Nil
Incompatibility:
Nil
S1SSEH4602Research Methods
Prerequisites:
Enrolment in HON-SSCEH Sport Science, Exercise and Health
or
73520 Master of Clinical Exercise Physiology
Co-requisites:
Nil
Incompatibility:
Nil
S1SSEH4603Data Analysis
Prerequisites:
Enrolment in HON-SSCEH Sport Science, Exercise and Health
or
73520 Master of Clinical Exercise Physiology
Co-requisites:
Nil
Incompatibility:
Nil
S1, S2SSEH4711Honours Dissertation Part 1
Prerequisites:
Enrolment in HON-SSCEH Sport Science, Exercise and Health
Co-requisites:
Nil
Incompatibility:
Nil
S1, S2SSEH4712Honours Dissertation Part 2
Prerequisites:
Enrolment in HON-SSCEH Sport Science, Exercise and Health
Co-requisites:
Nil
Incompatibility:
Nil
S1, S2SSEH4713Honours Dissertation Part 3
Prerequisites:
Enrolment in HON-SSCEH Sport Science, Exercise and Health
Co-requisites:
Nil
Incompatibility:
Nil
S1, S2SSEH4714Honours Dissertation Part 4
Prerequisites:
Enrolment in HON-SSCEH Sport Science, Exercise and Health
Co-requisites:
Nil
Incompatibility:
Nil
Take unit(s) to the value of 6 points:
AvailabilityUnit codeUnit nameUnit rules
S1SSEH4633Advanced Biomechanical Methods
Prerequisites:
Enrolment in HON-SSCEH Sport Science, Exercise and Health
or
52510 Master of Exercise Science
or
62550 Master of Professional Engineering
or
73570 Master of Applied Human Performance Science
Co-requisites:
Nil
Incompatibility:
Nil
S1SSEH4644Advanced Exercise Physiology
Prerequisites:
Enrolment in HON-SSCEH Sport Science, Exercise and Health 52510 Master of Exercise Science 73570 Master of Applied Human Performance Science and Successful completion of two Unit(s) in exercise physiology
or
Enrolment in 71520 Master of Biomedical Science
or
Major(s) MJD-PHYGY Physiology and Successful completion of one Unit(s) ANHB5504 Integrative Anatomical and Human Studies
or
Unit(s) PHYL3004 Physiology of Integrated Organ Function
or
equivalent
Co-requisites:
Nil
Incompatibility:
Nil
S2SSEH4654Advanced Concepts in Motor Control and Learning
Prerequisites:
Enrolment in HON-SSCEH Sport Science, Exercise and Health
or
52510 Master of Exercise Science
or
73570 Master of Applied Human Performance Science
or
50380 Graduate Diploma in Exercise Rehabilitation
Co-requisites:
Nil
Incompatibility:
Nil
S1SSEH4664Exercise and Health Psychology
Prerequisites:
Enrolment in HON-SSCEH Sport Science, Exercise and Health
or
73520 Master of Clinical Exercise Physiology
or
71540 Master of Health Science
Co-requisites:
Nil
Incompatibility:
Nil