Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Sciences
CQUniversity - Mackay

Course outline

This course equips students with practical skills in the various disciplines relevant to exercise and sport sciences such as anatomy and physiology, nutrition, exercise physiology, biomechanics, exercise and sport psychology, motor control and learning, and exercise prescription and delivery. Students gain a comprehensive understanding of the processes and mechanisms of the human body as they relate to exercise and sport sciences and have the flexibility to pursue an area of interest, with a choice of minor in biomedical sciences, secondary teaching, or management and business. For more course information, visit Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Sciences.


Students studying online will be required to attend compulsory residential schools for some units.

Other requirements

Over the three-year course duration, students will complete up to 150 hours of work-integrated learning through voluntary experience and observation in professional practice placements working with the general, athletic and clinical populations. Additional practical experience is provided through laboratory activities and research projects conducted throughout the course units. For full course requirements include health, security and other compulsory requirements, visit the course webpage.

Admissions Criteria

For additional information about the admissions criteria for CQUniversity and this course, refer to CQUniversity’s website.


English, Literature, English and Literature Extension or English as an Additional Language (Units 3 and 4, C); Completion of Year 12 or attained age 17 years

Recommended study
General Mathematics, Mathematical Methods or Specialist Mathematics (Units 3 and 4, C); Biology (Units 3 and 4, C), Physical Education (Units 3 and 4, C).
Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024

For more information about the ATAR/Selection Rank profile, please visit ATAR/Selection Rank profile explained.

Highest Rank to receive an offer

Median Rank to receive an offer

Lowest Rank to receive an offer

ATAR/Selection Rank excluding adjustment factors




ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors





* “<5" – indicates less than 5 ATAR/Selection Rank based offers were made

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, 2024

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Career opportunities

Regional and state sporting organisations; sports institutes and academies; professional sports training; coaching and development; strength and conditioning; rehabilitation clinics and hospitals; universities and colleges with involvement in education and research.

Course Code
Start Date

Offer rounds

9 Jan 2025
5 Jun 2025

CSP/$13576 (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