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  • 36 months
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Develop an understanding of the basic concepts and sciences of the role physical activity plays in the health of individuals and communities. This Exercise and Sport Science from University of Tasmania will prepare you to work as exercise scientists, sport scientists or to pursue research or professional/allied health with postgraduate studies. 
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Overview

You learn a wide range of human life sciences, including biology, biochemistry, anatomy, physiology and psychology as well as their practical application.

Practical placements will help you gain the knowledge and skills to provide assessment, monitoring and program prescription for fitness and exercise in a diverse range of populations from healthy adults to elite athletes.

As a graduate of this Exercise and Sport Science from University of Tasmania  you may find employment in the private and public sectors or you may also be able to pursue research in exercise science and apply for post-graduate study in areas such as sports science, clinical exercise physiology, physiotherapy, and medicine.

Career 

Career outcomes for graduates may include:

  • State and national sporting academies and institutes
  • Fitness centres or gymnasiums
  • Hospitals or private health practices
  • Allied health assistant
  • Respiratory or sleep technician
  • Medical Sales representative
  • Health/education project officer
  • Sports development officer

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:
    • Students living overseas should apply at least 3 months prior to semester start date and on-shore students apply no less than one month prior to semester start date.
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    300 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Human Anatomy and Physiology
  • Foundations of the Human Body
  • Health: Determinants and Analysis
  • Biochemistry
  • Human Nutrition 
  • Growth and Motor Development Across the Lifespan

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    72

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  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:

    50

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General Requirements

CRICOS: 098359C

  • Admission to undergraduate courses at the University of Tasmania requires the completion of qualifications equivalent to the 12th year in Australia. Some courses also require the completion of pre-requisite subjects, such as Mathematics or Chemistry. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    33084 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 99244 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 36 months.
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  • Domestic students enrolled in a full fee paying place are charged the Student Services and Amenities Fee and is incorporated in the fees you pay for each unit you enrol in.

Funding

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