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Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science Southern Cross University - SCU

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

Whether you want to coach elite athletes or improve the health and wellbeing of individuals, you will need an understanding of sport and exercise sciences, and how the human body responds to exercise.

A Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science will prepare you with the skills and knowledge to work with people from the health and fitness enthusiast to the elite level athlete.

The degree is focused on human movement, anatomy, sports conditioning and training methods, and includes opportunities to specialise in sports psychology, nutrition or teaching.


Education: this major offers graduates a pathway to a Southern Cross University degree in secondary teaching (Master of Teaching), potentially leading to...

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As an exercise scientist, graduates can expect to gain employment in sports coaching, strength training and conditioning, sport development, performance testing...

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Additional Information

Students complete a 140-hour placement of their choice during their third-year studies and some students have the option of an additional placement...

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Average ratings for Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science Southern Cross University - SCU based on 3 reviews
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Student Reviews

April 2018
Year completed 2022

Positives: It’s opening my mind of different ways to exercise and and muscle use and helping me improve in my own sport and my conditioning

Negatives: You’re taking a lot of work it’s a mixture of physio, personal training, and and the science behind the human bodies in sport

My advice to future students is: I just star...

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April 2018
Year completed 2018

Positives - The hands on experience and the practical work you do which is close to the real world.

Not really any negatives - the course work is easy to access and clear

My advice to future students is: Time management is the key

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March 2018
Year completed 2021

Negative lots of work to do and hard content
Positive learn heaps of interesting things and make friends

My advice to future students is: Even if you think you can’t do uni give it a go and ask for help

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