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Bachelor of Exercise Science
Griffith University - Gold Coast

Course outline

Learn to apply the science of exercise to develop interventions that improve human health, fitness wellbeing and performance by studying this degree. Exercise scientists apply their knowledge at the individual, community and population levels to build healthier, happier societies. Graduates of the program are eligible for accreditation through Exercise and Sports Science Australia (ESSA), as an accredited Exercise Scientist. They use skills and knowledge in the physical, biomedical and psychological sciences required to treat injury and disease, and help people live healthy, fulfilling lives unencumbered by physical ailments. Interventions include education and the promotion and implementation of appropriate physical activity or exercise. As part of your degree, you will undertake professional placement. As you learn, the role of exercise in health maintenance and rehabilitation. For more course information, visit Bachelor of Exercise Science at GU.

Combined diploma/degrees

Refer to entry under Griffith College for: D Health Sciences/B Exercise Science.

Fee notes

This an indicative only amount for first year fees. For further information refer to http://www.griffith.edu.au/students/enrolment-timetables-fees/paying-your-fees.

Other requirements

Students must meet all professional practice requirements. For more information, visit Fit for Professional Practice on the Griffith University website.

Admissions Criteria

For minimum age requirements please visit Institution minimum age requirements

Prerequisites

Any General or Applied English subject (Units 3 and 4, C); Applicants must meet the minimum age requirements for admission, see the QTAC website for details.

Additional entry requirements

Applicants for the November 2021 intake must meet prerequisite: English, Literature, English and Literature Extension or English as an Additional Language (Units 3&4, C).

Griffith VET Guarantee and the Year 12 Early Offer Guarantee apply to this program. For more information visit griffith.edu.au/guaranteed-admission.

Assumed knowledge

One of Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Mathematical Methods (Units 3 and 4, C).

Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2021
67.00
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2021

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Highest Rank to receive an offer

Median Rank to receive an offer

Lowest Rank to receive an offer

ATAR/Selection Rank excluding adjustment factors

95.45

73.85

59.70

ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors

99.95

80.10

67.20

Excluding: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made, excluding adjustment factors.
Including: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made including any adjustment factors that may have been applied.

Student Profile by Applicant background for semester/trimester/term 1, 2021

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Higher education study

Vocational Education and Training (VET) study

Work and life experience

Recent secondary education

Recent secondary education admitted solely on the basis of ATAR/Rank

Admitted where both ATAR/Rank and additional criteria were considered

Admitted on the basis of other criteria only and ATAR/Rank was not a factor

International students

All students

Number of students

18

N/P#

14

45

0

35

<5*

121

Percentage of all students

14.9%

N/P#

11.6%

37.2%

0.0%

28.9%

<5*

100%

Notes

* “<5" – the number of students is less than 5
# N/P – Not published: the number is hidden to prevent calculation of numbers in cells with less than 5 students

Career opportunities

You will be prepared for work as an exercise specialist for community or sports organisations as a clinical scientist specialising in cardiac; respiratory and sleep medicine; as a rehabilitation, sports or recreation manager; as a strength and conditioning coach; or as an occupational health and safety officer.

Membership

Accreditation as an exercise scientist through Exercise and Sports Science Australia (subject to application).

Course Code
233322
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Fee
CSP/$10500 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Health and Recreation
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

3 years Full time or 6 years Part time

Location
Gold Coast
 
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