Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science

Murdoch University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00125J

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.


  • Movement science

Standard entry requirements

  • Year 12 or equivalent
  • Selection via ATAR
  • Or mature age entry via STAT
  • Or TAFE Certificate IV or higher
  • English language competency


Graduates of this course may be eligible to register with Exercise and Sports Science Australia as an Exercise Scientist.

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Perth campus International: $98,422 No information available Yes No information available

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