University of Newcastle

Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science

University of Newcastle

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00109J

This program will produce graduates ready to practice in the broad discipline of exercise and sport science after three years of full-time study (or equivalent part-time). The degree program has been designed to provide sound theoretical knowledge as well as practical skills for exercise assessment, prescription and delivery for the purpose of improving sport performance as well as for general health and fitness. Students will also be able to complete elective pathways in a range of complimentary study areas (e.g. health professions, business, education). Students will be provided with opportunities to gain valuable practical experience in the sport and health industry with a range of fitness facilities, sporting teams, sports organisations, clinics and hospitals. Such experience will provide students an insight into career prospects and opportunities to start building industry networks.


240 units comprising of:200 units of Compulsory Courses40 units of Electives


  • Exercise Prescription and Delivery
  • Motor Control and Learning
  • Exercise Physiology
  • Sports Nutrition
  • Biomechanics
  • Physical Activity and Health
  • Performance Psychology
  • Functional Anatomy
  • Professional Practice.

Standard entry requirements

Year 12 HSC or ATAR equivalent

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Ourimbah International: $110,077
  • ATAR: 74
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time : 6 years

Fee comments

Campuses: Ourimbah.

Fees are indicative and subject to variation. Overall program fee may vary based on course selection.

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