Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science

Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00213J

This course offers students a clear pathway into a career as an accredited exercise scientist or accredited sports scientist. Graduates of this program will be able to apply complex discipline knowledge to the design, delivery, and evaluation of exercise programs, interventions and assessments that meet the specific needs of their client.


Students undertake 280 hours of professional placement which may be completed with sporting associations, fitness centres, school coaching programs, strength and conditioning programs, academies of sport and related organisations. Areas covered include anatomy, physiology and coaching, in a sport and exercise science context with complementing studies in exercise psychology, physical activity and health, exercise physiology, motor control, skill acquisition and biomechanics, and related areas including nutrition and research in exercise science. Sports physiology, sports injury and rehabilitation, sports psychology and performance analysis.


  • Sport and exercise science

Standard entry requirements

  • Year 12 or equivalent. Assumed knowledge: English, or Literature, or English and Literature, or English as an Additional Language (Units 3 & 4, C)
  • Mathematical Methods or Specialist Mathematics (Units 3 & 4, C) and one of Chemistry (Units 3 & 4, C), Physics (Units 3 & 4, C) or Biology (Units 3 & 4, C).


This course is provisionally accredited with Exercise and Sports Science Australia (ESSA).

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Kelvin Grove International: $107,900
  • ATAR: 70
  • Full-time : 3 years

Further information

Students require Hepatitis B vaccination, CPR certification including Automated External Defibrillation and anaphylaxis training and a current Blue Card prior to commencing the clinical placement components in this course. Diphtheria, Measles, Mumps, Pertussis (Whooping Cough), Rubella, Tetanus and Varicella (Chicken Pox) vaccinations are mandatory for all students attending a Queensland Health facility for placement. Hepatitis A, Influenza and Poliomyelitis are highly recommended for all Health students. QUT offers a range of scholarships that provide real support for commencing and continuing students. Our offer guarantee can give you peace of mind about your study choices. If you receive an ATAR or selection rank equal to or higher than the offer guarantee, you are guaranteed a place in the course regardless of the threshold. This means that when you know your ATAR or selection rank you can check your eligibility for a QUT course before receiving an offer. You still need to lodge a QTAC application by the closing date. A small number of courses do not participate in the offer guarantee scheme.

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