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Southern Cross University (SCU)

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Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science, Bachelor of Laws

  • Bachelor

Fascinated by the machinery of professional sports – player salaries, sports media rights, sporting tribunals and the makeup of sporting leagues? This unique double degree offers the opportunity to put you amongst all the action on and off the field.

Key details

Degree Type
Bachelor
Duration
5 years full-time, 10 years part-time
Course Code
3206105
Study Mode
In person
Intake Months
Mar, Jul

About this course

Fascinated by the machinery of professional sports – player salaries, sports media rights, sporting tribunals and the makeup of sporting leagues? This unique double degree offers the opportunity to put you amongst all the action on and off the field. The Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science, Bachelor of Laws prepares you as both an exercise science professional and a lawyer – developing your skills across commercial and employment contracts, litigation, and tax and to work with sporting individuals or teams in areas of sport psychology, strength and conditioning, coaching or health promotion. The five year award offers a rare perspective to understand legal issues affecting professional athletes and associations – an understanding of the impact of player agreements, sponsorship agreements and the governance of professional sporting bodies. Graduates will have an array of opportunities to practice their legal skills across the health, sport, fitness and leisure industries, as employees or in private practice.

Study locations

Gold Coast

Graduate outcomes

Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Health Services & Support courses at Southern Cross University (SCU).
80.6%
Overall satisfaction
87.1%
Skill scale
67.7%
Teaching scale
72.7%
Employed full-time