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.
Refer to entry under Griffith College for: D Health Sciences/B Exercise Science.
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Students must meet all professional practice requirements. For more information, visit Fit for Professional Practice on the Griffith University website.
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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.
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.
One of Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Mathematical Methods (Units 3 and 4, C).
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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.
Accreditation as an exercise scientist through Exercise and Sports Science Australia (subject to application).
3 years Full time or 6 years Part time