Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science / Bachelor of Nutrition Science

Deakin University

Course details

CRICOS course code: 098564J

Level of study: Undergraduate

Summary

This combined degree gives you the opportunity to study two complementary fields and understand how athlete's bodies work, as well as the fuel required to unlock peak performance. You will have the opportunity to participate in a minimum of 220 hours of invaluable practical experience and benefit from career mentoring, setting you apart from other graduates.

Offered by the #1 sport science school in Australia, exercise and sport science at Deakin gives you a nationally recognised, field-leading education in improving the performance, health and participation of individuals and teams. Complementing this, the nutrition science component gives you an understanding of the nature of food and the importance of nutrition for individual and population health. Open the door to a wide range of career opportunities when you combine a drive for exercise and sport with a passion for food and nutrition.

Course structure:

To complete the Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science/Bachelor of Nutrition Science students must attain 32 credit points which includes 16 exercise core units and 16 nutrition units.

Most units (think of units as 'subjects') are equal to 1 credit point. In order to gain 32 credit points you will need to study 32 units (AKA 'subjects'). Most students choose to study 4 units per trimester and usually undertaken two trimesters each year.

All commencing Faculty of Health Undergraduate and Postgraduate course work students are required to complete HAI010 Academic Integrity, HSE010 Exercise and Sport Laboratory Safety, HSN010 Food and Nutrition Laboratory Safety and SLE010 Laboratory and Fieldwork Safety Induction Program must be completed prior to related co-requisite units (all 0 credit point compulsory units).

All Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus enrolled students are required to attend seminars and practical laboratory classes (if any) at the Melbourne Burwood Campus for the units marked (#) below.

Burwood students will need to enrol into the Burwood unit offerings.

Geelong students can choose one from the below two options:

A. Cloud unit offering: Attend two x 2 day intensive practical classes (one day for HSN104 and one day for HSN106). These intensive practical sessions are typically conducted on a Saturday or Sunday at Burwood (Melbourne) Campus.

B. Burwood unit offering: attend four practical classes at Burwood. Geelong students who choose to enrol into Burwood offering can only do so if there is capacity and via manual enrolment.

Please note: the above 2-day intensives will be offered from 2022 onwards as students will be undertaking these units in their second year; i.e 2022.

Career outcomes:

As well as typical roles in the sport, exercise, coaching and fitness industries, you may pursue employment in sports science, sports administration, facility management, community health and wellness, or rehabilitation.

Upon graduating, you may find employment opportunities in:

elite, professional sporting clubs

local and state government agencies

professional sporting bodies

local and community sporting clubs

hospital and rehabilitation clinics

fitness and aquatic centres

private health and recreation centres

large business organisations in corporate health

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
37,000 Per Year
Read moreThe 'Estimated tuition fee' is calculated by adding together eight credit points of a typical combination of units for that course.
11 Jul 2022 4 years
Full time
Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus
75 Pigdons Road
Geelong Victoria 3216
Australia
37,000 Per Year
Read moreThe 'Estimated tuition fee' is calculated by adding together eight credit points of a typical combination of units for that course.
11 Jul 2022 4 years
Full time
Deakin University
Melbourne Burwood Campus
221 Burwood Highway
Melbourne Victoria 3125
Australia

Entry criteria

Students must have qualification most relevant to your secondary school studies.

The Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) is the primary criterion for entry into most undergraduate-entry university programs in Australia.

International students who completed an Australian Year 12 in Australia or overseas should apply for undergraduate courses through the Victorian Tertiary Admissions Centre (VTAC), as well as directly to Deakin through Study Link Connect – Deakin University's International Student Application Service.

English language requirement:

IELTS - Overall 6.5 No band lower than 6

TOEFL IBT - 79 Writing 21

TOEFL PBT - 577 Writing 4.5

C1 PROFICIENCY and C2 PROFICIENCY- 176 No band less than 169

PTE - 58 No less than 50 in each skill

OET - Overall C+

Address

Deakin University
Melbourne Burwood Campus
221 Burwood Highway
Melbourne Victoria 3125
Australia
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