Develop your skills and knowledge in exercise physiology, biomechanics, motor control and sport and exercise psychology.
- Part or full-time
(Student visa holders must study full-time)
- Part or full-time
- 3 years full-time or part-time equivalent
If you have an interest in sport, exercise and health, our Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science gives you the opportunity to obtain the knowledge and skills required to pursue a career in the field.
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.
In this course, you will become experienced in prescribing exercise, as well as assessing and improving the movement of both athletes the general population.
Throughout your degree, you will learn practical skills in purpose built state-of-the-art facilities that include a dedicated exercise physiology laboratory complete with a climate and altitude chamber, a rehabilitation, strength and conditioning laboratory, and a performance laboratory, complete with motion capture system and 50-metre running track.
In your third year, you’ll apply your knowledge and skills while gaining hands-on experience through an industry placement. Placements range from community gymnasiums to professional sporting teams.
When you graduate, you may pursue a variety of roles, including Sports Scientist, Strength and Conditioning Coach, Sport and Recreation Officer, Sports Development Officer, Exercise Scientist or Community Education Officer in a range of settings, including in sports academies, institutes of sports, university sport science labs and professional and amateur sporting clubs.
Graduates of this course may be eligible to register with Exercise and Sports Science Australia as an Exercise Scientist.
For further admission information about this course, please download our Information Pack.
- Perth campus
- School of Psychology and Exercise Science
Each course has a number of credit points that must be completed for you to graduate. Find out what’s required to meet the credit points for this course.
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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.
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