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: $136,000

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


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 51.2 No Full time 4 years
Burwood 51.2 No Part time 8 years
Burwood 51.2 No Full time 4 years
Waurn Ponds 51.2 No Part time 8 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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