University of Technology Sydney

C10303v3 Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Management Bachelor of International Studies

Award(s): Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Management (BSportExM)
Bachelor of International Studies (BIntSt)

UAC code: 609085 (Autumn session)
CRICOS code: 080085E
Commonwealth supported place?: Yes
Load credit points: 240
Course EFTSL: 5
Location: City campus and Moore Park

Notes

This course information relates to students commencing a combined degree with the Bachelor of International Studies in 2022. Students who commenced a combined degree with the Bachelor of Arts in International Studies prior to 2022 should refer to the Handbook for the year they commenced their degree.


Overview
Career options
Course intended learning outcomes
Admission requirements
Assumed knowledge
Recognition of prior learning
Course duration and attendance
Course structure
Course completion requirements
Course program
Other information

Overview

This course is offered jointly by UTS: Health and UTS: International Studies. It integrates the study of sport and exercise management with a major in the language and culture of another country.

As the sport and exercise industry has undergone a period of substantial growth, the need for professionals with management skills and qualifications has become increasingly important. Graduates are equipped with the professional knowledge and skills to operate in one of Australia's most dynamic industries.

Career options

Career options include corporate health and fitness manager, events manager, exercise therapist, health and fitness consultant, sport coach, sport development officer, sport manager, sport marketing coordinator or sporting facility manager. Career options are enhanced by international experience, making students more marketable to prospective employers.

Course intended learning outcomes

1.0 Lead, manage and inspire within the fields of sport, exercise and health
1.1 Demonstrate leadership to individuals, groups and organisations in the fields of sport, exercise and health
1.2 Develop and sustain collaborative partnerships with industry and professionals
1.3 Apply contemporary management practices to enable effective outcomes
2.0 Take personal, social and ethical responsibility for their contribution to sport, exercise and health
2.1 Recognise the importance of personal, social, ethical and legal accountability in sport, exercise and health
2.2 Assess and manage safety and risk appropriate to the client and context
2.3 Provide services using resources appropriately to ensure sustainable and equitable access
3.0 Competently apply knowledge and skills within the sport, exercise and health professions
3.1 Apply knowledge and skills in key content areas, including anatomy, biomechanics, exercise physiology, sports psychology, motor learning and exercise prescription
3.2 Integrate knowledge and skills from key content areas to develop evidence-based interventions that meet the unique needs of clients
4.0 Engage in research and critical thinking to integrate diverse knowledge and develop creative, effective and evidence-based solutions
4.1 Identify, access and critically evaluate appropriate information resources
4.2 Develop and apply evidence-based systems to address contemporary issues in sport, exercise and health
4.3 Engage with current international perspectives in the sport, exercise and health professions
5.0 Adapt to diverse industry contexts to enable optimal and sustainable sport, exercise and health outcomes
5.1 Manage and adapt the environment to maximise outcomes for a range of clients and stakeholders
5.2 Develop individualised experiences that are socially and environmentally responsible and provide sustainable health outcomes
5.3 Act with respect and sensitivity to culture
6.0 Demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively and sensitively with diverse populations to enable positive change
6.1 Utilise a range of communication strategies to promote sport, exercise and health for individuals and groups with diverse needs
6.2 Effectively collaborate with a range of sport, exercise and health professionals to develop optimal solutions
7.0 Graduates have professional cultural competency which contributes to the health and wellbeing of Indigenous Australians, inclusive of physical, social, emotional and spiritual wellness
7.1 Demonstrate respect and value for world view differences and in particular Australian Indigenous ways of knowing, being and doing
7.2 Critique and reflect upon the impact of ongoing colonisation and its pervasive discourse on Indigenous Australians and their health and wellbeing
7.3 Recognise the diversity of Indigenous Australians and integrate this knowledge into practice
INT.1.1 Understand and employ effective strategies to operate within professional and everyday settings across diverse cultures in Australia and/or internationally.
INT.2.1 Evaluate critically theoretical and specialised knowledge of contemporary societies, cultures and workplaces.
INT.2.2 Analyse, generate and communicate creative solutions to work-related problems within professional and everyday settings across diverse cultures in Australia and internationally.
INT.3.1 Understand and engage with cultural diversities in Australia and/or internationally.
INT.4.1 Apply knowledge of Indigenous peoples, cultures, languages and histories to practice in Australian and internationally.
INT.5.1 Engage critically with current issues to act in socially responsible ways in Australian and international settings.
INT.6.1 Communicate clearly and effectively in written and spoken language using diverse digital technologies.

Key

INT = International Studies course intended learning outcomes (CILOs)

Admission requirements

Applicants must have completed an Australian Year 12 qualification, Australian Qualifications Framework Diploma, or equivalent Australian or overseas qualification at the required level.

Admission to the combined degree is on merit according to the admissions slection criteria for the Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Management (C10301).

The English proficiency requirement for international students or local applicants with international qualifications is: Academic IELTS: 6.5 overall with a writing score of 6.0; or TOEFL: paper based: 550-583 overall with TWE of 4.5, internet based: 79-93 overall with a writing score of 21; or AE5: Pass; or PTE: 58-64; or CAE: 176-184.

Eligibility for admission does not guarantee offer of a place.

International students

Visa requirement: To obtain a student visa to study in Australia, international students must enrol full time and on campus. Australian student visa regulations also require international students studying on student visas to complete the course within the standard full-time duration. Students can extend their courses only in exceptional circumstances.

Assumed knowledge

There are no prior language requirements for the international studies program. During their first year of study students complete a language survey to ensure they commence their language and culture study at the appropriate level.

Recognition of prior learning

For recognition of prior learning, see the Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Management (C10301).

Course duration and attendance

The course is offered on a five-year, full-time basis.

Course structure

Students must complete 240 credit points of study, comprising 144 credit points relating to sport and exercise management and 96 credit points relating to international studies. Refer to the Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Management (C10301) for full details of that component of the combined degree.

In the International Studies component, students select the language they will study at the time of enrolment, and either the Language, Cultre and the Professional World pathway or the Language, Culture and Global Exchange pathway. Information relating to entry into International the Honours pathway can be found in the Information for Students section.

The Bachelor of International Studies is not offered as a separate degree, but is completed only in combination with the professional degree program.

Overseas study

In the International studies component students have the following options:

1. Language, Culture & the Professional World: includes an internship and option of a short study abroad experience (2-6 weeks) overseas.

2. Language, Culture & Global Exchange: includes an internship and a 6-month global exchange at any UTS partner university.

3. International Honours: includes a full year at a relevant partner university where students complete an honours level research project.

Industrial training/professional practice

This course has an extensive internship program.

Course completion requirements

STM90829 Core subjects (Sport and Exercise Management) 120cp
CBK90915 Electives (Sport and Exercise Management) 24cp
CBK92057 Country and Language choice 96cp
Total 240cp

Course program

The typical course program is shown below for students commencing in Autumn session with the German Language and Culture major, and completing the Language, Culture & the Professional World pathwway or the International Honours pathway. It is recommended that students who elect to complete the Language, Culture & Global Exchange pathway complete 999781 International Research Methods in Year 3 Autumn, so that they can undertake their Exchange session during Year 4 Autumn.

full time
Year 1
Autumn session
92511 Structural Anatomy   6cp
92512 Biomechanics of Human Motion   6cp
21655 Sport and Society   6cp
Spring session
92521 Functional Anatomy   6cp
92523 Strength and Conditioning   6cp
22600 Accounting Skills for Managers   6cp
21658 Australian Sport System   6cp
Year 2
Autumn session
92533 Exercise Physiology   6cp
92536 Research Methods for Sport and Exercise   6cp
976001 Foundations in International Studies   8cp
97601 German Language and Culture 1   8cp
Spring session
92543 Exercise Prescription   6cp
92547 Nutrition for Health and Physical Activity   6cp
97602 German Language and Culture 2   8cp
Year 3
Autumn session
92530 Sport and Exercise Psychology   6cp
97603 German Language and Culture 3   8cp
21646 Managing Professional Sport   6cp
Spring session
97604 German Language and Culture 4   8cp
976421 Contemporary Germany   8cp
21640 Event Management   6cp
Year 4
Autumn session
977420 In-country Study and Fieldwork Project 1: Germany   24cp
Spring session
978420 In-country Study and Fieldwork Project 2: Germany   24cp
Year 5
Autumn session
92553 Complex Exercise Management   6cp
Select 12 credit points of electives   12cp
92551 Sport and Exercise Internship   6cp
Spring session
Select 12 credit points of electives   12cp
21656 Sport Marketing and Media   6cp
21644 Law and Ethics for Managers   6cp

Other information

Further information is available from:

UTS Student Centre
telephone 1300 ask UTS (1300 275 887)
or +61 2 9514 1222
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UTS: Health
UTS: International Studies