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Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science Deakin University

4.33 out of 5 from 3 reviews
Bachelor Degree
3.0 years Full-Time
(or Part-Time equivalent)
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Course Description

The Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science is nationally recognised and the field-leading degree of its type in Victoria. The major focus of the course and your learning is to improve performance, health and participation of individuals, athletes and teams through training, coaching and advice.

You will develop the expertise to become a professional leader in exercise and sport science, and have the opportunity to study the biology, technology, behaviour and best practices that underpin exercise and sport science.

Depending on your career aspirations and areas of interest, you could choose to focus your study in specialised streams such as coaching, exercise physiology, health promotion, sports nutrition, psychology, or physical activity and health.

This is the first and longest standing undergraduate course in Victoria with an accredited pathway to directly facilitate your capacity to register and practice as an Accredited Exercise Scientist with the peak national accrediting body, Exercise and Sport Science Australia (ESSA).

As well as traditional roles in the sport, exercise, coaching and fitness industry, you may pursue employment in sports administration, facility management,...

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Additional Information

The Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science features a minimum 140 hours of practical experience in an exercise and sport science work practicum in ...

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Average ratings for Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science Deakin University based on 3 reviews
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Student Reviews

August 2018
Year completed 2022

Positives: I love it because i really enjoy the content and it is very interesting

Negatives: Nothing

My advice to future students is: Keep up with work and join in on class activities because they help you learn

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June 2018
Year completed 2020

Positives: I really enjoy the topics we cover and what we learn, it’s important knowledge for life and very interesting to me

Negatives: Work load can be very stressful sometimes, assignments always line up to be due at the same time, having a lot of content in a short amount of time is hard, I find the things I learn inte...

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May 2018
Year completed 2019

In our course we are very hands on with our pracs. There is a large amount of groups assignments which is good for those who don’t like to work individually. There are no real negatives to the course

My advice to future students is: Get your work in early and have a passion for it.

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