The Bachelor of Exercise Science provides graduates with a wide variety of career options in both the private and public sectors. Exercise and Sports Scientists provide assessment, monitoring and program prescription for fitness and exercise in a diverse range of populations from the chronically ill to elite athletes.
The course aims to produce graduates who meet the professional requirements for membership of ESSA (Exercise and Sports Science Australia). Graduates may be employed in gymnasiums or as allied health assistants in hospitals or private practices. Graduates can also work as a sports scientist with professional teams as well as State and National Sporting Academies and Institutes. Exercise Science graduates have also been employed in a diverse range of related careers such as respiratory and sleep technicians/scientists, medical sales representatives, Health/Education project officers and sports development officers.
Graduates may also be able to pursue research in exercise science or to apply for post-graduate study in areas such as exercise physiology, cardiac technology, physiotherapy, dietetics, rehabilitation, and medicine.
Authorised by the Head of School, Human Life Sciences
3 January, 2012