Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science

Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science (BSportExSc) in Sport and Exercise Science

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Develop your skills and knowledge in exercise physiology, biomechanics, motor control and sport and exercise psychology.

Key details for

  • ATAR

    • 70
  • Course Code

    • B1348
  • Study Mode

    • Part or full-time
      (Student visa holders must study full-time)
  • Course Duration

    • 3 years full-time or part-time equivalent
  • CRICOS Code

    • 095513M
  • Course Code

    • B1348
  • Study Mode

    • Part or full-time
      (Student visa holders must study full-time)
  • Course Duration

    • 3 years full-time or part-time equivalent

Course Description

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.

  • Location

    • Perth campus
  • Mid-year Intake

  • School

    • School of Psychology and Exercise Science
  • Qualification

    • Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science (BSportExSc) in Sport and Exercise Science

Course Structure

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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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.

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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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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. An indicative fee will be provided with your offer, however you can use our online Course Fee Calculator to estimate the amount you will need to pay.

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We understand you may need help financially whilst studying for your qualification. Our International Welcome Scholarship therefore offers eligible students between $8,000 and $11,000, depending on the course you study. Find out what other scholarships Murdoch has on offer, and whether you’re eligible to apply.

The Australian Government also offers scholarships to students from developing countries through the Australia Awards Scholarship program.

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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.

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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

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.

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Your Document Checklist

Ready to apply? Before you start, make sure you have some or all of the following documentation ready for a quick application.

  • Completed official Academic Transcripts and Certificates of Completion
  • ATAR results
  • STAT Test results

Your Document Checklist

Ready to apply? Before you start, make sure you have some or all of the following documentation ready for a quick application.

  • Complete or incomplete official Academic Transcripts and Certificates of Completion – both original and English translated versions
  • English Language Proficiency Document (if available)