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Bachelor of Excercise Science
Bachelor of  Excercise Science

Bachelor of Excercise Science

  • ID:GU610103
  • Level:3-Year Bachelor's Degree
  • Duration:
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  • Type:Full-time

Fees (AUD)

  • TuitionFee/Year:$33,500.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$12,000.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:$609.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:$33,500.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$12,000.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:$609.00
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements

Prerequisites: English, English as an Additional Language, Literature or English & Literature Extension (Units 3&4,C).

English Requirements

English language requirements apply to International applicants and other applicants whose previous study was undertaken in a language other than English. The minimum English language requirements for such applicants for entry to this program are as follows:

  • A minimum overall band score of 6.5 on IELTS (Academic) with no sub-score of less than 6.0

  • OR a minimum score of 575 on TOEFL

  • OR an internet-based (iBT) TOEFL score of 79 (no sub-score less than 19)

  • OR no score less than 3+ in each skill of the ISLPR (conducted by ISLPR Language Services only)

  • OR a minimum overall score of 176 (no score less than 169) on C1 Advanced (formerly Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English) or C2 Proficiency (formerly Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English)

  • OR an overall score of 58 in the Pearson Test of English (Academic) with no score less than 50.

English test results must be no more than two years old

Course Information

You will gain the skills and knowledge in the physical, biomedical and psychological sciences that you will need to become an exercise specialist. You will learn the role of exercise in health maintenance and rehabilitation.

Students undertaking the professional practice placement course will have an opportunity to put their knowledge and skills into practice.

Honours is available through an additional year of study.


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Year 1

You must complete the following courses:

  • Foundations of Exercise and Sports Science - 1001AHS

  • Cells, Tissues and Regulation - 1014MSC

  • Anatomy and Physiology Systems I - 1016MSC

  • Introduction to Psychology 1 - 1001PSY

  • Introductory Biomechanics - 1008AHS

  • Health Challenges for the 21st Century - 1205MED

  • Foundations of Exercise and Sports Science II - 1003AHS

  • Anatomy and Physiology Systems II - 1017MSC

Year 2

You must complete the following courses:

  • Neural Basis of Movement - 2006AHS

  • Musculoskeletal Anatomy - 2010AHS

  • Musculoskeletal Biomechanics - 2007AHS

  • Exercise, Health and Disease - 2004AHS

  • Physiology of Exercise - 2001AHS

  • Motor Learning and Control - 2009AHS

  • Research Methods and Statistics - 2013AHS

  • Exercise Science Practicum - 3006AHS (see Note 1)

Note 1: Students must undertake 3006AHS in Year 2/Trimester 3 or Year 3/Trimester 1.

Year 3

You must complete the following courses:

  • Exercise and Sport Psychology - 3009AHS

  • Clinical Exercise Testing - 3004AHS

  • Free-choice elective

  • Exercise Programming and Prescription I - 3005AHS

  • Listed electives

  • Exercise Programming and Prescription II - 3013AHS

  • Exercise Sports Nutrition - 3138AHS

Note 1: Students who are required to complete 5902LHS must complete 1001PSY in Year 3 of the program.

Listed electives

  • Sports Coaching - 2003AHS

  • Injury Prevention and Management - 3007AHS

  • Fitness Practicum I - 3011AHS

  • First Peoples Health and Practice - 3121MED

  • Pharmacology - 2018PHM


  • Clinical Pharmacology for Allied Health - 2011PHM

  • Community Internship and Partnerships for SDGs - 3002LFC

  • Exercise Science Research Project - 3001AHS

  • Health Practice Management - 3008AHS

  • Fitness Practicum II - 3012AHS

  • Essential Skills for the New Health Professional - 3025MSC

  • Neuromuscular Pathophysiology - 3601AHS

  • Harnessing your employability skills - 3535AHS

Free-choice electives

You may select free-choice electives from the list below or any Undergraduate free-choice elective/s offered across the University provided prerequisites are met. If you require guidance please liaise with your Program Director.

  • Business Decision-Making - 1008GBS

  • Sport Management Principles - 2309THS

  • Innovation, Creativity and Entrepreneurship - 2043IBA

  • Self-Marketing - 3029MKT

  • Innovation and Entrepreneurship - 3608QCA

  • Athlete Management Principles - 2220THS

  • Sport Marketing - 3323THS

  • The Business of You - 3036IBA

  • The Business of Business - 3037IBA

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

You will be prepared for work as an exercise specialist for community or sports organisations as a clinical scientist specialising in cardiac; respiratory and sleep medicine; as a rehabilitation, sports or recreation manager; a strength and conditioning coach; or as an occupational health and safety officer.

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

OSHC: 609 ($) AUD per year

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