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Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science
Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science

Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science

  • ID:UON610150
  • Level:3-Year Bachelor's Degree
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  • Type:Full-time

Fees (AUD)

  • TuitionFee/Year:$34,915.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$18,610.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:$530.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:$34,915.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$18,610.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:$530.00
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirement

Senior secondary school qualification

  • Admission to our undergraduate degree programs usually requires successful completion of a senior secondary school qualification similar to the Higher School Certificate (HSC), the highest educational award in New South Wales schools.

Post-secondary study

  • Further education like diplomas and university study can also be assessed for admission.

English Requirement

IELTS: 6.0 No brand no less than 6.0

Course Information

The Western world is moving towards a new era of health problems related to lifestyle and inactivity, while at the same time elite sport enjoys a high profile in the community. As a result, there is an increasing need for qualified specialists with an understanding of the relationship between exercise and health. With a focus on performance in sport and health, the Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science will provide you with the skills to tackle these problems, ultimately contributing to a happier and healthier community.

When you study the Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science degree at The University of Newcastle, you will benefit from a comprehensive approach to learning about all aspects of physical health for the entire population. Our staff are highly trained and committed to high quality teaching and research in the field of exercise and sport science.

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The Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science addresses both sport and health aspects in its comprehensive approach to the study of exercise. The first year of the degree provides an introduction to exercise and sport science and builds a strong foundation with a focus on general and biological sciences. In the second and third year, you will specialise in exercise and sport science working through a series of specific courses including:

  • clinical exercise testing and prescription

  • exercise physiology

  • exercise testing and prescription

  • growth, development and ageing

  • motor control and learning

  • sport and exercise psychology

  • sports nutrition

  • biomechanics

When you study the Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science, you can also choose from a number of relevant elective courses that complement the exercise and sport science degree, such as:

  • health promotion

  • psychology

  • nutrition

  • pharmacology

  • statistics

  • management

  • physical education

  • marketing

  • entrepreneurship and innovation

  • sports management

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

As a graduate of the Exercise and Sport Science degree you will qualify for a wide range of careers. As more and more people realise the importance of exercise for our health, the career opportunities for exercise scientists are expanding.

Some typical roles include:

  • Exercise Scientist

  • Exercise Rehabilitation/Injury Management Advisor

  • Player Development Manager

  • Research Scientist

  • Sports Administrator

  • Sports Development Officer

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

OSHC: 530 ($) AUD per year

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