401–500 th
World University Rankings 2020
89 th
Young University Rankings 2020
90 South Street, Murdoch, Western Australia, WA 6150, Australia

Sport and Exercise Science - Murdoch University

If you have an interest in sport, exercise and health, our Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science gives you the opportunity to obtain the knowledge and skills required to pursue a career in the field. With an increasing focus on the importance of healthy, active lifestyles, exercise science continues to be a growing discipline within Australia and around the world. In this course, you will become experienced in prescribing exercise, as well as assessing and improving the movement of both athletes the general population. Throughout your degree, you will learn practical skills in purpose built state-of-the-art facilities that include a dedicated exercise physiology laboratory complete with a climate and altitude chamber, a rehabilitation, strength and conditioning laboratory, and a performance laboratory, complete with motion capture system and 50-metre running track. In your third year, you’ll apply your knowledge and skills while gaining hands-on experience through an industry placement. Placements range from community gymnasiums to professional sporting teams. When you graduate, you may pursue a variety of roles, including Sports Scientist, Strength and Conditioning Coach, Sport and Recreation Officer, Sports Development Officer, Exercise Scientist or Community Education Officer in a range of settings, including in sports academies, institutes of sports, university sport science labs and professional and amateur sporting clubs.

  • Qualification
  • Study mode
    Part-time on campus
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Start date