Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science

Deakin University

This program looks at ways to apply knowledge and skills in exercise and sport science to improve the athlete, the team or the individual, through training, coaching and advice. Students will develop the necessary competencies to become professional leaders in exercise and sport science and allied fields. It also offers students the opportunity to study the biological, sociological and behavioural bases of exercise and sport science. A minimum 140 hours of practical experience in final year is a core feature of the course which, combined with one-on-one career mentoring by staff, sets you apart from other graduates.

Course Fee:

International: $102,000

Entry Requirements:

Year 12 or equivalent; Units 3 & 4: a study score of at least 30 in English (EAL) or at least 25 in English other than EAL


The course comprises 24 credit points which includes 16 core units and 8 elective units.

Subjects you can Study:

Exercise Physiology, Applied Sport Science, Physical Activity and Health, Sports Nutrition Sports Coaching, Strength and Conditioning, Psychology, Nutrition, Health Promotion

Study Pathways:

Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science (Honours), Master of Applied Sport Science, Master of Clinical Exercise Physiology


Exercise and Sport Science Australia (ESSA).

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00113B

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Waurn Ponds 50.45 Yes Part time 6 years
Burwood 50.45 Yes Full time 3 years
Burwood 50.45 Yes Part time 6 years
Waurn Ponds 50.45 Yes Full time 3 years

Why study with us

Deakin is the number one university in Victoria for graduate satisfaction and among the top one per cent of universities worldwide.

With industry connections, world-class facilities and a practical approach to learning, Deakin students gain more than just a qualification – they graduate confident and ready to thrive in the jobs of tomorrow.

Facilities and services

Deakin has a reputation for cutting-edge technology, innovative facilities and flexible learning environments. There are five campuses – Melbourne Burwood, Geelong Waurn Ponds, Geelong Waterfront, Warrnambool and the Cloud Campus – offering students the flexibility to study in a location that suits them.

All students, regardless of their campus or mode of study, benefit from a range of valuable services including accommodation, financial assistance, health and wellbeing, and study and learning support. 

Admission and selection

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Study options

As a Deakin student, you can choose from full-time, part-time or intensive study options across Deakin’s bachelor, postgraduate and research degrees. You’ll also have the opportunity to study abroad, explore cross-international study, gain an internship, or work in simulated environments to tailor your learning experience and get a head start in your dream career.

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