Bachelor of Applied Science (Exercise and Sport Science)

Exercise Physiology
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Shortest full-time duration

3 years

Lowest ATAR


Lowest Selection Rank


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You will gain an understanding of exercise and sport science in the core areas of physical activity and health, exercise physiology, biomechanics, skill acquisition, nutrition, strength and conditioning, performance analyses, psychosocial aspects of physical activity, and exercise prescription and programming.

Class sizes are small allowing increased interaction with staff and a 'hands on' learning experience.

You'll complete a minimum of 140 hours work integrated learning, including professional placement in second and third years, providing you with industry experience and preparing you for work in the exercise and sport science industry.

Upon graduation you may choose to work or pursue further study in exercise physiology, sport science, community health, sports administration and research.
Professional accreditation

This course is accredited by Exercise and Sport Science Australia (ESSA) at exercise science level.

Upon completion of this program you may be eligible for registration as an Accredited Exercise Scientist with ESSA. For more information about registration and any other requirement that you must satisfy, visit the ESSA website.

Graduate career opportunities

The type of careers this qualification leads to may include�exercise physiology, sport science, community health, sports administration and research.

Work-based learning available as part of the course

RMIT University is committed to providing you with an education that strongly links formal learning with professional or vocational practice.

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Work-based placements available as part of the course

Industry based placements are undertaken in years two and three of the program. These placements may be within sporting clubs, recreation facilities, health and rehabilitation centres.

Course fees

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Scholarships available

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