Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science / Bachelor of Business - Sport Management

Deakin University

This program is designed for students who wish to gain expertise in both exercise science and business (sport management). Graduates will be equipped to provide enhanced professional leadership in the field and make a marked impact on the continued development of the Australian sporting industry. It features extensive practical experience in exercise and sport science so students can start their career before they graduate with hands-on work placement experience.

Course Fee:

International: $145,120

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


32 credit points; 16 credit points in exercise and sport science, 15 credit points plus 1 elective in business sport management. This combined course features extensive practical experience in exercise. Students have the opportunity to undertake hands-on experience in a variety of sporting, exercise or health environments. These may vary from local, state or national sporting organisations and professional sporting clubs; state and national institutes of sport; as well as health, fitness and rehabilitation providers. The roles can involve coaching, sport science, sports administration, sport management, rehabilitation and fitness.

Subjects you can Study:

Accounting; Anatomy and physiology; Biomechanics; Business-sport management; Business analytics; Business law; Economic principles; Exercise physiology; Exercise science; Finance; Health; Health promotion; Human biology; Human movement; Kinesiology; Management; Marketing; Motor development and behaviour; Motor learning and performance; Nutrition; Physical education and health; Physiology; Sport; Sport and the law; Sport facility and event management; Sport in society; Sport leadership and governance; Sport marketing; Sport organisation; Sports coaching; Sports science

Study Pathways:

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

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00113B

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Waurn Ponds 60.5 No Full time 4 years
Burwood 80 No Part time 8 years
Burwood 80 No Full time 4 years
Waurn Ponds 60.5 No Part time 8 years

What does it mean to be a great university? For Deakin, it means ensuring its graduates are highly regarded by employers and well prepared for twenty first century lives and careers, and that its research translates into commercial outcomes that will make a difference to the communities Deakin serves.

Deakin University has five campuses - one in Melbourne's eastern suburbs, two in the port city of Geelong and one in Warrnambool on the south-west coast of Victoria. With over 61,000 students, it is one of Australia’s largest universities. Deakin’s fastest growing campus is in the Cloud where 15,000 students study predominantly online. All students, regardless of their campus or mode of study, benefit from Deakin’s award-winning digital environment. 

Deakin is proud of its inclusive and student-focused culture and its reputation for using innovative digital solutions to provide an engaging and personalised learning experience. Deakin is committed to lifelong learning, providing students with choices about how, when and where learning occurs. Deakin prides itself on developing career-ready graduates that are innovative, resilient, and well prepared for rapidly changing workforce needs. Deakin has a strong focus on teaching, with student satisfaction and the employability of its students being key indicators of success.

Deakin’s four faculties offer courses across the arts, science, sport, nutrition, architecture, business, law, medicine, optometry, engineering, nursing, allied health, psychology and teaching. It is on a strong research trajectory, ranked 211 in the Academic Ranking of World Universities (2018).

Is the information on this page correct? Request update

Request Information
Enquire about this course

Related courses