North Sydney Campus
40 Edward Street
Sydney New South Wales 2060
CRICOS course code: 079442K
Level of study: Undergraduate
This double degree combines core curricula from Exercise Science with that of Applied Public Health. Exercise Science core content provides an extensive knowledge base of how the human body works, from a psychological, anatomical, physiological, motor control and biomechanical perspective. Applied Public Health core content delivers a background in factors that determine health at the community and population level, and how these can be shaped to effect improvements in health.
The studies in Outdoor Recreation enable the application of this core knowledge base in the community and across populations through various settings, and allow students to understand the need for increased nature based play and engagement. There is a strong body of contemporary research that highlights the importance of the natural environments and their contribution to health and wellbeing.
Participation in these activities also offers the participants opportunities to engage in risk assessment, safety management and activities which build resilience. From a public health perspective, children, youth, and families must have the opportunity to incorporate the key concepts of risk, protection, and resilience in their lives to develop and maintain healthy life choices and wellbeing.
As part of your course, you will be placed in a range of organisations to integrate the theory you learn with practical workplace experiences (placements). Students are also required to complete 200 hours of volunteer experience within a community-based organisation during the third and fourth year of the course. Partner organisations are selected in view of how they engage communities within organised, professional frameworks.
As part of your enrolment, you must complete the Faculty of Health Sciences pre-placement requirements. To ensure you meet these requirements you need to start as soon as possible. Visit ACU’s Work Integrated Learning (WIL) website to view your Pre-Placement Requirements checklist.
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Students with a Student Visa will need to complete the program in minimum duration, study at least one subject on-campus each semester and must not undertake more than 33% of the program online.
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|Tuition Fees (AUD $)||Start date||Duration||Campus|
25,064 Per Year
Read moreEstimate total cost: 1,00,256; Unit fee: 3,133
|25 Jul 2022||
115 Victoria Parade
Melbourne Victoria 3065
Applicants require the equivalent of an Australian Year 12 Certificate.
International English Language Testing System (IELTS): Overall score: 6.5; Individual score of: 6.0 in all tests
Pearson Test of English (PTE): 58 with a minimum of 50 in all four communicative skills
Test of English as a Foreign Language - Academic (TOEFL): Internet based total of 79: minimum 21 in writing, 18 in speaking, 13 in reading and 12 in listening
ACU English Language Test: B (65-74%)
Cambridge Advanced English (CAE): Overall CAE score: 176; Minimum score of 169 in all tests.