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Charles Darwin University (CDU)

  • 20% international / 80% domestic

Diploma of Exercise and Sport Science

  • Diploma

Ready to take your passion for exercise to the next level but not prepared to commit to a full undergraduate degree? The Diploma of Exercise and Sports Science is what you are looking for.

Key details

Degree Type
Diploma
Duration
1 year full-time, 2 years part-time
Course Code
YEXSS1, 089408G
Study Mode
Online, In person
Intake Months
Mar, Aug

About this course

Ready to take your passion for exercise to the next level but not prepared to commit to a full undergraduate degree? The Diploma of Exercise and Sports Science is what you are looking for. You will explore the foundations of anatomy and physiology specifically in: the musculoskeletal system and the normal physiology of nerve and muscle function cardiovascular system the respiratory system as well as other basic cellular and genetic processes the control of movement and motor skill acquisition how the human body interacts with its environment and the subsequent optimisation of human performance biomechanics psychology response to acute and chronic exercise.

Entry requirements

Admission Requirements Admission requirements are met by one of the following: Successful completion of the Northern Territory Certificate of Education and Training (or equivalent) and the awarding of an Australian Tertiary Admissions Rank (ATAR) of at least 60*. Successful completion of a national qualification at Certificate IV level or higher. Successful completion of at least 0. 5 year of full-time study (or equivalent) of a higher education degree/diploma. Overseas secondary or tertiary qualifications considered equivalent to the above Australian qualifications. Attainment of a STAT Multiple Choice score of 135 (or a score of 145 if prior to May 2010). Successful completion of the Tertiary Enabling Program, the ACIKE Preparation for Tertiary Success courses, or other recognised tertiary preparation course. Submission of an acceptable personal competencies statement and/or employment experience. * After any applicable adjustment factors have been applied. English Language Requirements All HE applicants are required to demonstrate the minimum English language proficiency requirements for their chosen course of study. These entry requirements will normally be met by undertaking previous education in an English speaking country or obtaining a minimum International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score. Where applicable, international applicants must also satisfy the Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) English language proficiency (ELP) requirements for student visa applications.

Study locations

Online

Graduate outcomes

Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Health Services & Support courses at Charles Darwin University (CDU).
72.4%
Overall satisfaction
69%
Skill scale
62.1%
Teaching scale