Gain industry-relevant knowledge and skills to turn your passion for sport, exercise and health into a career that contributes to a healthier community.
- Part or full-time
(Student visa holders must study full-time)
- Part or full-time
- 3 years full-time or part-time equivalent
With an increasing focus on the importance of healthy, active lifestyles, Exercise Science continues to be a growing discipline within Australia and around the world. Murdoch University’s Movement Science course gives you industry-relevant knowledge and skills to turn your passion for sport, exercise and health into a career that contributes to a healthier community.
Movement Science focuses on the sub-disciplines of biomechanics and motor control. You will become competent in prescribing exercise, as well as assessing and improving the movement of both athletes and individuals with neuromuscular skeletal diseases.
You’ll learn practical skills in purpose built state-of-the-art facilities that include a dedicated exercise physiology laboratory, a rehabilitation, strength and conditioning laboratory, and a performance laboratory, complete with a 3D motion capture system and a 50-metre running track.
If you’re interested in expanding your studies, you could complete a Bachelor of Science with a double major in Movement Science and Sport and Health Science in three years with full-time study. You need to complete this double major to register with Exercise and Sports Science Australia as an Exercise Scientist or to enter the Graduate Diploma in Clinical Exercise Physiology to become an Accredited Exercise Physiologist.
- Perth Campus
- Mid-year start available (Domestic students)
- Mid-year start available (International students)
- School of Psychology and Exercise Science
- Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Movement Science
Each course has a core set of units that must be completed for you to graduate. In addition to these core units you are free to choose other units, called general electives, to create your own course.
Entry requirements for
A Working with Children Check may be required for some practical placements. Students who are undertaking Sport and Health Science as a second major will complete EXS309 Exercise Science Practicum in place of the third year breadth unit.
Fees & Scholarships for Domestic StudentsInternational Students
At Murdoch, you pay for the individual units you enrol in, not an overall course fee. The total cost of your course will therefore vary depending on what units you choose. Use our online Course Fee Calculator to estimate the amount you will need to pay.
We understand you may need help financially whilst studying for your qualification. We therefore offer eligible students a wide range of scholarships, prizes and awards across a variety of categories. Find out what scholarships Murdoch has on offer, and whether you’re eligible to apply.
How to apply as a Domestic StudentInternational Student
Apply now to be eligible for a place at Murdoch University. To start studying in Semester 1, you can apply directly to Murdoch using our easy-to-use online application system. Applications close at the start of semester on 27 February.
Apply now to be eligible for a place at Murdoch University. To start studying in Semester 2, you can apply directly to Murdoch using our easy-to-use online application system.Apply
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