Students completing their Bachelor of Exercise & Sport Science (Honours) or Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) provide a valuable contribution to the research profile and culture within the School. Honours research is typically completed full-time while a PhD program can be undertaken part-time or full-time. Both Honours and PhD research may be completed on the Bathurst or Port Macquarie campuses where academic research student supervisors may be located on located on either or both campuses.
Student research are able to undertake projects in a wide range of discipline areas, including but limited to biomechanics, motor control, exercise physiology, strength and conditioning, sport psychology, sociology, and sports media.
If you are interested in completing your Honours or a PhD within the School, please review our staff profiles to identify potential supervisors for your project and contact the Honours or Higher Degree by Research Coordinators on the details provided below.
|SESSH Honours Coordinator||SESSH Higher Degree by Research (HDR)|
|Dr Chelsea Litchfield||Dr Melissa Skein|
|Email: firstname.lastname@example.org||Email: email@example.com|
|Telephone: 02 6338 4481||Telephone: 02 6338 4430|
A number of prestigious scholarships are available for both domestic and international PhD research candidates. In most cases, these scholarships are available to Australian or New Zealand citizens or Australian permanent residents. Further information regarding available PhD scholarships can be found on the CSU Research webpage.
Before submitting a PhD scholarship application, candidates are strongly encouraged to first make contact with a potential PhD supervisor to discuss their project and refine their research proposal.
Below is a list of research projects of interest to academic staff that may be used as a basis for undertaking Honours or PhD research in the School. For further information about these projects, please contact the relevant project team members.