Bachelor of Applied Science - Exercise and Sport Science

RMIT University

The course has been developed through industry consultation to provide you with the theoretical knowledge and practical skills in exercise and sport science. You will gain an understanding of exercise and sport science in the core areas of physical activity and health, exercise physiology, biomechanics, skill acquisition, nutrition, strength and conditioning, performance analyses, psychosocial aspects of physical activity, and exercise prescription and programming. Class sizes are small allowing increased interaction with staff and a 'hands on' learning experience. You'll undertake professional placement in your second and third years, providing you with industry experience and preparing you for work in the exercise and sport science industry. Upon graduation you may choose to work or pursue further study in exercise physiology, sport science, community health, sports administration and research.

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At a glance

Type of Institution: University TAFE Institute/Polytechnic (Govt)
Level: Undergraduate
Campus/Location: Bundoora
Institution CRICOS: 00122A

Subjects

  • Anatomy, Biomechanics, Exercise physiology, Exercise prescription, Exercise psychology, Health and physical activity, Kinesiology, Motor control and learning, Sport science.

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