Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Sciences (Honours)
The University of Queensland - St Lucia

Course outline

The Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Sciences (Honours) focuses on understanding how to enhance human performance, build stronger athletes, promote healthy ageing, and generally improve people’s health and well-being through exercise and physical activity. Students learn about the intricacies of human movement, and study the biology, technology, behaviour and best practices that underpin exercise and sport science. Students undertake 500 hours of practical placements, providing hands-on experience with real clients in a supervised environment. They also benefit from the latest industry equipment in UQ’s own specialist biomechanics, motor control, exercise physiology, and strength and conditioning laboratories and health clinics. For more information, visit Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Sciences (Hons) at UQ.

Other requirements

At the end of year 1, requirements such as first aid certificate (including CPR); Blue Card; current status with respect to blood-borne transmissible viruses and tuberculosis (TB); and a schedule of immunisations must be met. Details about these requirements are made available at the time of offer. This program may be completed part-time, however, semesters that include a placement must be studied full-time. For more information, visit Placements.

Admissions Criteria

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


English, Literature, English and Literature Extension or English as an Additional Language (Units 3 and 4, C); One of Chemistry, Biology or Physics (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

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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




ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors




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

Prescribing and delivering exercise and physical activity programs in the fitness industry; developing strength and conditioning programs to assist elite athletes and sporting teams; delivering workplace health promotion and executive health management programs; conducting diagnostic measurements (cardiac, sleep, respiratory or neurophysiology) in hospitals or other clinical services.


Exercise and Sports Science Australia.

Course Code
Start Date
Offer rounds

9 Jan 2025

CSP/$9410 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree with honours
Study Area
Health and Recreation
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

4 years Full time & 8 years Part time