Bachelor of Health Science - Sport and Exercise Science

Western Sydney University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00917K; 02851G (WS, The College)

This program prepares students to work across the spectrum of people's abilities, fitness levels and ages: from high performance, through general health and fitness, to rehabilitation and management of such problems as obesity, diabetes and heart disease. Students will build a comprehensive understanding of the science that underpins health, physical activity and exercise, and learn to apply this knowledge to client assessments and in designing, implementing and evaluating exercise programs. The sport and exercise science program features extensive student interaction and a focus on individual students. Facilities are state-of-the-art, centred on our dedicated Exercise and Sport Science Laboratories. The Campbelltown campus also maintains a wealth of sports venues that are also used by students.

Structure

240 credit points. There are 140 hours of professional practice placements. Professional placements require full-time attendance.

Subjects

  • Biomechanics
  • Exercise physiology
  • Exercise prescription
  • Motor control
  • Sports psychology

Standard entry requirements

  • Year 12 or equivalent. Students also must have: NSW Health National Criminal Record Check
  • Prohibited Employment Declaration Form
  • First Aid Certificate. To be eligible to undertake fieldwork placements in public hospitals, students must comply with vaccination requirements and be prepared to submit a completed Adult Immunisation Card to placement institutions.

Recognition

Exercise and Sports Science Australia (ESSA)

Study pathways

Honours is available to meritorious students.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Campbelltown International: $90,342
  • ATAR: 80
Yes
  • Full-time : 3 years

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