Contribute to a healthier community by exploring exercise physiology and sport psychology, and learn to prescribe exercise to healthy people, including elite athletes.
- Part or full-time
(Student visa holders must study full-time)
- Part or full-time
- 3 years full-time or part-time equivalent
Turn your passion for sport, exercise and wellbeing into a career that contributes to a healthier community by studying Sport and Health Science. You’ll explore exercise physiology and sport psychology, and learn to prescribe exercise to healthy people, including elite athletes.
The course focuses on the sub-disciplines of Exercise Physiology and Sport Psychology so you graduate qualified to prescribe exercise to healthy populations, including to elite athletes, while understanding the psychological background to exercise and sport.
You’ll learn practical skills in 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.
To enhance your studies, you could complete a double major in Sport and Health Science and Movement Science Completing this double major will enable you 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. After completing this major, you could pursue a career in healthcare, sport academies, institutes and clubs, and sports science labs.
For further admission information about this course, please download our Information Pack.
- Perth Campus
- Mid-year start available (Domestic students)
- Mid-year start available (International students)
- 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.
Entry requirements for
A Working with Children Check will be required for some practical placements. Students who are completing Movement 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.
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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