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Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science

University of Newcastle

36 months
35790 AUD/year
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When you study an Exercise and Sport Science degree program at the University of Newcastle, you will benefit from a comprehensive approach to learning about all aspects of physical health for the entire population. 


Why study with us?

  • Strong industry ties with professional sporting teams including the Central Coast Mariners Football Club, Newcastle Jets Football Club, the Newcastle Knights Rugby League Club and Basketball Australia.
  • Eligibility for accreditation – graduates are eligible for accreditation with Exercise and Sport Science Australia (ESSA).
  • Work Integrated Learning opportunities – through our professional placement program, students are provided with opportunities to gain valuable work experience with professional sporting teams, sports organisations, clinics and hospitals.
  • State of the art facilities – students learn about health and sport science in high quality laboratories with the latest testing equipment and have access to a fully-stocked gym to aid with training.


Graduates of this Exercise and Sport Science degree program at the University of Newcastle will qualify for a wide range of careers. As more and more people realise the importance of exercise for our health, the career opportunities for exercise scientists are expanding.

Careers are available in a variety of public and private sector settings including:

  • sporting organisations
  • gyms and fitness organisations
  • professional sporting teams
  • education and health promotion
  • clinics
  • academia

Some typical roles include:

  • Exercise Scientist
  • Exercise Rehabilitation/Injury Management Advisor
  • Player Development Manager
  • Research Scientist
  • Sports Administrator
  • Sports Development Officer

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Functional Anatomy for Exercise Science
  • Exercise and Sport Science Practice
  • Exercise Prescription and Delivery
  • Physical Activity and Exercise Across the Lifespan
  • Psychological, Nutritional and Injury Foundations for Exercise and Sport Science
  • Musculoskeletal Anatomy for Podiatry
  • Human Bioscience
  • Statistics for the Sciences

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months
  • Part-time
    • 96 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

International students: It is recommended you submit your application a minimum of 12 weeks before your intended semester or trimester start date.


240 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS code: 102636D

Admission to our undergraduate degree programs usually requires successful completion of a senior secondary school qualification similar to the Higher School Certificate (HSC), the highest educational award in New South Wales schools. 

  • Academic transcript
  • Completion certificate
  • Evidence of English proficiency
  • Passport biometric page
  • For programs requiring work experience, a curriculum vitae (CV)/resume and/or letters of work experience are recommended.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    35790 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 35790 AUD per year during 36 months.

National students are Commonwealth Supported.

Living costs for Newcastle

1333 - 2400 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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