Southern Cross University

Bachelor of Exercise Science and Psychological Science

Southern Cross University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 01241G

From the elite athlete to the growing teenager, physical and mental health are essential to a balanced life. In this course you can immerse yourself in the psychology of what drives our behaviour and how this relates to sport and exercise. Our accredited Bachelor of Exercise Science and Psychological Science provides a scientific understanding of the structure and function of the human body as it relates to movement, the interrelationships between health and disease, and the psychological basis of physical activity. You will complete core units in exercise science including anatomy, biomechanics, physiology, strength and conditioning, and motor control as well as core units in psychological science that include assessment, methodology and principles of behaviour. Career opportunities exist as a psychologist (with additional postgraduate training) and in careers that carry therapeutic connections to sport and exercise, such as professional athlete counselling, rehabilitation, or within the education sector.


Must complete the equivalent of 32 units (384 credit points), comprising all core units.


  • Exercise science: Anatomy, Biomechanics, Physiology, Sports conditioning
  • Psychological science: Assessment, Methodology, Principles of behaviour.

Standard entry requirements

Year 12 or equivalent

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Coffs Harbour International: $123,200 Yes
  • Full-time : 4 years
  • Part-time : 8 years
Gold Coast International: $123,200 Yes
  • Full-time : 4 years
  • Part-time : 8 years

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