Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
The Bachelor of Exercise & Sport Science examines the implications of physical activity on general health, rehabilitation and elite athletic performance. As part of the degree, you are exposed to a broad range of applications in the exercise and sport sciences and learn how they can be applied in the areas of health promotion, rehabilitation, physical education and elite athletic training.The degree is accredited by the national industry body, Exercise and Sports Science Australia (ESSA). Graduates of an ESSA accredited course are able to work in Australia with athletes and sports teams in the areas of exercise and sports science and strength and conditioning. Further, graduates are able to obtain additional accreditation in strength and conditioning, and a Certificate IV in Health and Fitness so that they are job-ready at the completion of their degree.
- 3 core curriculum courses
- 21 compulsory courses
- 3 electives
- 2 industry practicum placements
- Exercise and sport science
Standard entry requirements
- Applicants with recent Secondary Education: Indicative ATAR of 70 with a score of 50+ in ATAR English, ATAR Literature or ATAR English as an Additional Language or Dialect (EALD) OR Minimum International Baccalaureate (IB) score of 24
- Applicants with Higher Education Study
- Other university studies completed at undergraduate level or higher, a minimum of 4 successfully completed subjects
- OR Successful completion of the Notre Dame Tertiary Pathway Program or of another Enabling Program at a level deemed sufficient by the University.
The course is accredited with Exercise and Sports Science Australia (ESSA). Graduates of this course are eligible for registration with ESSA as Exercise Scientists and have enhanced skills to deliver exercise programs in the community with groups and individuals of all ages and abilities.
Applicants may consider a Notre Dame Australia enabling program as an entry pathway.