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Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Sciences

CQUniversity Australia
Program overview
3-6 years
Full time/part time
Bachelor's degree
Scholarships available
14,340 AUD
Start dates
14,340 AUD
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14,340 AUD
Inquire for more information
CQUniversity Australia

Program description

Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Sciences

The Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Sciences will equip you with practical skills in the various disciplines relevant to exercise and sport sciences such as anatomy and physiology, nutrition, exercise physiology, biomechanics, exercise and sport psychology, motor control and learning, and exercise prescription and delivery.

You will gain a comprehensive understanding of the processes and mechanisms of the human body as they relate to exercise and sport science and have the flexibility to pursue an area of interest, with your choice of Minor. Benefit from small class sizes and a personalised learning experience that caters to your individual needs, enabling you to graduate work-ready and with skills highly desired by employers. Your studies will include a mix of theory and hands-on laboratory experiences so you can apply what you have learnt directly into practice.

The Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Sciences includes work-integrated learning placements giving you exposure to real workplace environments. During these placements, you will apply skills learned throughout the course and gain practical experience conducting exercise assessment, prescription, and delivery for a range of populations.

AQF Level: Level 7 Bachelor Degree

Admission requirements

English requirements:

If you were not born in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, United Kingdom, Ireland, South Africa or United States of America, you are required to meet the English Language Proficiency requirements set by the University.

Applicants are required to provide evidence of completion of:

  • a secondary qualification (Year 11 and 12, or equivalent), or
  • tertiary diploma level qualification, or
  • bachelor level qualification study for a period of at least 2 years fulltime with a minimum overall GPA 4.0
    • completed within Australia, Canada, New Zealand, United Kingdom, South Africa, Ireland, or Untied States of America, which will meet the English proficiency.

Entry scores:

  • Rank Threshold: OP 17 | SR 65 | ATAR 59.9
  • Rank Cut-Off: OP 17 | SR 65 | ATAR 59.9

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.

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Program content

Compulsory units:

Year 1

  • Human Body Systems 1
  • Physical Activity, Fitness and Health
  • Skill Acquisition and Movement
  • Study and Research Skills for Health Science
  • Human Body Systems 2
  • Measurement and Evaluation in Health Science
  • Introduction to Exercise and Sport Management
  • Health and Sports Nutrition

Year 2

  • Exercise and Sport Physiology
  • Exercise and Sport Biomechanics
  • Functional Anatomy
  • Exercise and Sport Psychology
  • Applied Exercise and Sport Physiology
  • Applied Exercise and Sport Biomechanics

Year 3

  • Applied Skill Acquisition and Movement
  • Advanced Exercise Prescription and Delivery
  • Advanced Clinical Exercise Science
  • Professional Practice in Exercise and Sports Science


  • Biomedical Sciences
  • Secondary Teaching
  • Sport Management

Tuition fees

This program costs 14 340 AUD per term.

Scholarships & funding

The university offers a range of scholarships to support international students and encourages you to apply for one that's right for you. For more information about the scholarships, please visit the university website.


Exit awards:

CL13 - Diploma of Health Science



Core learning outcomes:

  1. Identify factors which influence performance in exercise, physical activity, and sport.
  2. Critically evaluate information from a variety of sources and contexts for the purpose of implementing, monitoring, and assessing exercise programs.
  3. Analyse the relationships between exercise, physical activity, fitness, sporting performance, and health.
  4. Exercise critical thinking and judgement in identifying and solving problems with intellectual independence in research and professional practice.
  5. Evaluate recommendations for best practice within the context of exercise and sport science.
  6. Demonstrate behaviours appropriate of an exercise and sport sciences professional.

Continuing studies

The course may be a suitable pathway into further study in exercise and sport science, physiotherapy, medicine and nutrition. If you are interested in teaching physical education at secondary schools, you may choose to go on to complete the Master of Teaching (Secondary).

Career opportunities

Completing the Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Sciences is your gateway into many diverse professions in Australia and overseas. Employment opportunities exist in areas such as:

  • regional and state sporting organisations
  • corporate health and fitness
  • government agencies associated with exercise, sport, physical activity and health
  • sports institutes and academies
  • professional sports training, coaching and development, strength and conditioning
  • rehabilitation clinics and hospitals
  • private business in personal training and rehabilitation
  • universities and colleges with involvement in education and research.

About this institute

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CQUniversity Australia

554-700 Yaamba Road
4701 Norman Gardens QLD

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