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Bachelor of Exercise and Sports Science

University of New England
3-10 years
Full time/part time
Bachelor's degree
Armidale, Online / distance program

Program Description

Train Individuals and Athletes

The Bachelor of Exercise and Sports Science (previously known as the Bachelor of Exercise Science) from the University of New England in Australia gives students the fundamental knowledge and understanding about the biophysical sciences before further study on the acute and chronic neuromuscular, metabolic and cardiorespiratory responses to physical activity and exercise.

Students enrolled in the Bachelor of Exercise and Sports Science gain skills in the areas of exercise testing, movement analysis and exercise prescription, including knowledge in psychology and behaviour modification. In the final semester, students will complete an internship of 140hours at a health, fitness, or sports related industry. In the final trimester of study, students normally complete 140 hours of practicum experience in health, fitness or sport related industries, where prior learning is consolidated.

Graduates of the Bachelor of Exercise and Sports Science gain expertise in the measurement and analysis of exercise capacity, and in the design and implementation of exercise interventions for apparently healthy individuals, including elite and recreational athletes.

This sports degree prepares students to have expertise in exercise capacity and interventions for both recreational and elites athletes, and individuals. Career opportunities with a sports degree include:

  • Strength and conditioning coach
  • Sports scientist
  • Personal trainer
  • Health and wellbeing consultant/educator
  • Cardiac/respiratory/sleep science technician
  • Health and safety officer
  • Rehabilitation advisor

Admission requirements

Admission requirements and conditions for Australian students to the Bachelor of Exercise and Sports Science at the University of New England are determined by the Academic Board.

Admission requirements for international students to a Bachelor program at the University of New England:

  • Must have completed an educational qualification considered to be at least equivalent to completion of Year 12 in Australia
  • Qualification equivalency is judged by the Academic Board Teaching and Learning Committee in consultation with the International Committee
  • International students need proof of level of English competency
  • Additional requirements can be required for certain Bachelor programs

For more detailed information about admission requirements for this specific program, fill out an Information Request form below.

Degree & diploma

A Bachelor of Exercise and Sports Science from the University of New England.

Tuition & fees


University of New England offers scholarships to undergraduate students, future students, postgraduate research students, Commonwealth scholarships among others.

Tuition fees at the University of New England are different for domestic and international students.

For more information about tuition fees and to see if you qualify for scholarships, fill out an Information Request form.

University of New England

University of New England

The University of New England (UNE) is one of Australia's great universities for teaching, training, and researching. UNE is located in Armidale in the mid-east of the country. It's well-earned reputation is based on almost a century of combining high...

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Location & accommodation

Armidale, Australia

The city of Armidale, home to University of New England (which overlooks the city), is positioned roughly half-way between Sydney and Brisbane. With an easy-going and unpolluted lifestyle, it is also the ideal place to live while you study or work. Armidale is in fact the most cosmopolitan city in Australia's state of New South Wales besides Sydney, and is home to about 25,000 people from over 50 countries. Armidale...

Contact information for University of New England

University of New England

Meredith Road
2350 Armidale

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