Bachelors of Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences / Journalism
- Combine health expertise with reporting skills, including online, on-air, in writing, and social media reporting
- Learn alongside a cohort of like-minded future health professionals at a world-leading university for sports-related subjects through the human movement and nutrition sciences program
- Learn production and editing using state-of-the-art facilities, combining creative storytelling with technical skills through the journalism portion of the dual program
How you'll learn
Your learning experiences are designed to best suit the learning outcomes of the courses you choose.
- Work placements
- Online study
- Research experience
Placements and work experience
HMST3103 Nutrition, Sport and Physical Activity Management - Industry Placement has been developed to provide final year Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences students with hands-on experience in a related work environment.
Students may be required to hold a current Blue Card (Working with Children Check). This is dependent on the requirements of their placement provider.
What you'll study
At UQ, degrees are called 'programs' and subjects are called 'courses'.
The 2024 dual degree planner is not yet available.
Our programs prepare you for your first job and beyond. Here are some of the careers you could be on your way to:
- Sports journalist
- Public relations officer
- Communications officer
- General English subject (Units 3 & 4, C), and
- General Mathematics, Mathematical Methods or Specialist Mathematics (Units 3 & 4, C), and
- One of Biology, Chemistry or Physics (Units 3 & 4, C).
English language requirements
IELTS overall 6.5; reading 6; writing 6; speaking 6; listening 6. For other English Language Proficiency Tests and Scores approved for UQ
TOEFL iBT (including Paper Edition) - Overall 87, listening 19, reading 19, writing 21 and speaking 19.
PTE Academic - Overall Score of 64 and 60 in all sub bands.
BE - A minimum overall grade of 4 plus a minimum grade of C in all macro skills.
CES - Overall 176 and 169 in all sub bands.
OET is not accepted.
There are other ways to meet the English language requirements. For some programs, additional conditions apply.
International students who are accepted into full-time study in the Bachelors of Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences / Journalism are eligible to apply for an Australian student visa (subclass 500).
There are a number of requirements you must satisfy before a visa is granted, including the genuine temporary entrant (GTE) requirement.
Need help meeting the entry requirements?
We can help you meet the minimum entry score, subject prerequisites or English language requirements for your preferred program.
If you haven't studied the prerequisites or need to improve your entry score, we can help.
Additional application information
Fees and Scholarships
Indicative annual fee
Domestic places in the Bachelors of Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences / Journalism are Commonwealth Supported. This means the cost of your education is shared between you and the Australian Government.
Instead of tuition fees, Commonwealth Supported students pay what are called student contribution amounts.
HECS-HELP is an Australian Government loan scheme to assist eligible students with the cost of their student contribution amounts.
The Australian Government offers a number of income-support payments to eligible Australian university students.
You may be eligible for more than 100 scholarships, including:
How to apply
If you’re studying Year 12 in Australia, go to the QTAC website to check the closing date for this program.
If you’re applying to UQ, the closing date for this program is:
- To commence study in semester 2 - May 31 of the year of commencement.
- To commence study in semester 1 - November 30 of the previous year.
To learn more about UQ dates, including semester start dates, view the Academic Calendar.
Applying to university can be both exciting and daunting, which is why we’ve tried to make the process as simple as we can.
We have several schemes in place to improve your chances of getting a place at UQ.
A rank or score doesn’t determine your potential.
If you're not offered a place in your first-choice program – or if you don't meet the entry requirements – you still have a number of options.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants
For support with applying - or if you have any questions about Uni - get in touch with our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies Unit.