Exercise and Sports Science

Undergraduate courses

Bachelor of Exercise and Sports Science

Studying for the Bachelor of Exercise and Sports Science will enable your understanding of scientific and applied aspects of sport, exercise and health using world class facilities.

You'll learn about the fundamentals of sport and exercise through units about anatomy, biomechanics, physiology, exercise prescription and programming and sports psychology

You'll also undertake 140 hours of workplace experience.

See the Bachelor of Exercise and Sports Science in the Course and Unit Catalogue.

Bachelor of Clinical Exercise Physiology

Within small class sizes, studying for the Bachelor of Clinical Exercise Physiology provides an opportunity to study the scientific basis of sport and exercise and its effect on both healthy individuals and those with chronic and complex health conditions.

In addition to taught content,   you'll undertake 500 hours of workplace experience involving the exercise-based management of neurological, musculoskeletal, cardiopulmonary, metabolic and other health conditions.

See the Bachelor of Clinical Exercise Physiology in the Course and Unit Catalogue.

Further Information

Postgraduate pathways
Flexible learning: Study on or off campus

UNE has been the leading innovator of flexible study for over 60 years because we're committed to helping busy adults study from anywhere. That's why Online Study Australia ranks UNE as Australia's best online university.

You can study our exercise and sports science courses either online or on campus.

Career opportunities

Graduates from our undergraduate degrees are competitively positioned for exciting careers within the field of exercise and sports science.

Graduates from the Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science can work in a range of fields including:

  • Health and physical activity promotion
  • High performance sport (strength and conditioning, sports science)
  • Health and wellbeing (personal trainer; health consultant/educator)
  • Clinical sciences (cardiac/respiratory/sleep technician)
  • Postgraduate research/coursework in related disciplines.

Graduates from the Bachelor of Clinical Exercise Physiology can work in the following professions:

  • Exercise Physiologist — in a range of settings (hospital, private clinic, workplace health). Exercise Physiologists are recognised allied health professionals with Medicare, the Department of Veteran Affairs and some private health insurers
  • Clinical sciences (cardiac/respiratory/sleep technician)
  • High performance sport (strength and conditioning, sports science)
  • Health and wellbeing industries (personal trainer, health consultant/educator)
  • Postgraduate research in clinical exercise physiology.

For more careers information within the field of exercise and sport science within Australia, please look at the ESSA Careers Guide

Contacts

For further information on the Bachelor of Exercise and Sports Science or the Bachelor of Clinical Exercise Physiology course structure and admission requirements please contact the Student Centre on 1800 818 865 or via askUNE

For further information on exercise and sports science or clinical exercise physiology course specifics please contact:

Dr Adrian Gray
Course Coordinator

School of Science and Technology
Email: agray28@une.edu.au
Phone: +61 2 6773 4511