Exercise and sports science

Exercise Science explores the complex nature of human movement and how the body reacts to acute and chronic physical activity pursuits such as general fitness regimes, recreational activities and elite sports. With the increase of health problems due to lifestyle and inactivity and the high profile of elite sport, there is an increasing need for specialists with an understanding of the relationship between exercise and health.

Career examples

  • Biomechanist
  • Exercise Physiologist
  • Strength and Conditioning Coach
  • Sports Scientist


  1. Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science
  2. Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science (Honours)
  3. Bachelor of Food Science and Human Nutrition
  4. Bachelor of Psychological Science
  5. Bachelor of Science
  6. Master of Exercise Physiology