Bachelor of Health Science (Sport and Exercise Science)

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Advance human health

In this course, you will learn how to work with people from a range of fitness levels and ages. This includes high-performance through general health and fitness, rehabilitation and management of chronic disease through exercise.

Areas of study you can choose from include biometrics, exercise physiology, exercise prescription, motor control and sports psychology. This course will also give you the professional skills you need to deliver high-quality care, with 140 hours of work placements. Gain hands on experience in our dedicated exercise and sport science labs.

When you graduate, you can choose from a range of career options in health and fitness centres, working in government agencies associated with sport, in teaching and research, as well as professional sporting groups, rehabilitation clinics and hospitals.

Professional accreditation

This course is accredited by Exercise and Sports Science Australia (ESSA).

Course structure

The course structure is outlined in our handbook. Here you can view all of the units (subjects) you will be studying.

Fees and delivery

Fees: Varies depending on units selected. View available units in our handbook. We have developed a student contribution fee calculator to help you work out what your contribution amount is per unit.

Student contribution calculator [XLS, 133 KB]

Delivery: On campus

Fees: AUD $27,320* 

Delivery: On campus

HSC True Reward

At Western, we recognise that you are much more than your ATAR. Our unique Early Offer Program - HSC True Reward, focuses on your HSC subject results that reflect your strongest skills and relevant to the degree you want to do. 

 

 

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"Students look at different aspects of physiology, biomechanics and the opportunity to look at chronically ill and disabled patients."

— Zoe Tsimos. Bachelor of Health Science (Sports and Exercise Science).

Facilities

  • Exercise and Sport Science laboratory
  • UniClinic training facility
  • Gym
  • Dance facilities
  • Multi-purpose courts
  • Football fields
  • Synthetic hockey pitches.

Real-world experience

In your third year, you undertake 140 hours in a professional workplace setting.

Study a double degree

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The tuition fees quoted above are the fees for the normal full-time study load of the course (80 credit points) per annum. International students will be subject to a variable fee regime; i.e. enrolled students will be required to pay fees during their course based on the approved fee for each calendar year. Fee changes (if any) will occur at 1 January each calendar year. Students who extend their course past the normal finish date of the course will be required to pay additional fees based on the prevailing fee level. Western Sydney University is a multi-campus institution. The University reserves the right to alter the location of its courses between campuses and other locations as necessary. Students should be aware of the possibility of change of location for the whole or part of courses for which they enrol and should plan for the need to travel between Western Sydney campuses.