Undergraduate degree

CHS – SPSC 1 Curriculum for the Bachelor of Sport Science

The curriculum for the qualification Bachelor of Sport Science, comprising modules with a total credit point value of 384 credits as approved by the Senate, shall extend over six semesters of full-time study.

CHS – SPSC 2 Progression requirements

To maintain their good standing, and to avoid either warning for slow academic progress or exclusion from the University, students must maintain minimum rates of progression through their qualifications. Minimum rates of acceptable progression for this qualification are set out below.

 

Number Semesters

registered

Min. Progression

requirements

“At Risk” threshold

(75% of Maximum)

Normal progression
1 32 54 72
2 64 96 128
3 96 138 184
4 144 192 256
5 176 240 320
6 216 288 384
7 256 320  
8 296 384  
9 384    
10 384    

 

Curriculum for Bachelor of Sport Science(B-SPS)
Level 1
Code Name of Module Credits Sem
SSBR101 History & Management of Sport Science 16 1
SSBR113 Principles of Coaching & Conditioning 16 1
SSBR115 Practical Component level 1A 8 1
HPHS111 Basic Human Physiology 16 1
SSBR112 Elements of Human Anatomy 16 2
SSBR114 Kinesiology & Health Education 16 2
SSBR116 Practical Component 1B 8 2
HPHS112 Physiological changes in Exercise and Training 16 2
choose ONE of the following isiZulu Modules:
ZULN101 Basic isiZulu languages Studies A 16 1
ZULM105 Academic Writing 16 1
ZULN101 (non-Zulu speaking students) ZULM105 (Zulu speaking students)
  Total credits: level 1 128  
Level 2
SSBR211 Evaluation, Statistics & Measurement of Sport Science 16 1
SSBR215 Practical Component level 2A 8 1
PSYC101 Introduction to Psychology A 16 1
SSBR216 Practical Component level 2B 8 2
SSBR218 Ethics 16 2
SSBR233 Applied Exercise Physiology 16 2
Biokinetics and Exercise Electives
SSBR213 Biomechanical Principles of Sport Science 16 1
SSBR234 Kinanthropometry and Nutrition 16 2
PSYC102 Introduction to Psychology B 16 2
Leisure Science Electives
SSBR221 Recreation 16 1
GEOG110 Human Environments 16 1
GEOG220 Geographies of Urban & Rural Change 16 2
  Total Credits: level 2 128  
Level 3
SSBR311 Sport Psychology 16 1
SSBR315 Practical Component level 3A 16 1
SSBR316 Practical Component level 3B 16 2
HLSC340 Applied Research Methods 16 2
Biokinetics and Exercise Electives
SSBR314 Rehabilitation Science 16 2
SSBR319 Functional Anatomy and Sport Injuries 16 1
SSBR304 Exercise Biochemistry 16 2
HLSC311 Clinical Sciences 1 16 1
Leisure Science Electives
SSBR312 Recreation 16 2
SSBR317 Recreation Services and Disabilities 16 1
PSYC102 Introduction to Psychology B 16 2
HLSC116 Community Studies 16 2
  Total credits at level 3

Total credits for the degree

128

384