Bachelor of Exercise Science
Griffith University - Gold Coast

Course outline

You’ll gain skills and knowledge in the physical, biomedical and psychological sciences needed to become an exercise scientist. You will learn the role of exercise in health maintenance and rehabilitation. As an exercise scientist, you’ll apply the science of exercise to develop interventions that improve health, fitness, wellbeing and performance, at individual, community and population levels. These interventions include education and the promotion and implementation of appropriate physical activity or exercise. As part of your degree, you’ll undertake professional placement, which will see you put your skills and knowledge into practice. For more course information, visit Bachelor of Exercise Science at GU.


Students who commence in Trimester 3 will complete the program over four calendar years.

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

Other requirements

Students must meet all professional practice requirements. For more information, visit the Griffith University website.

Admissions Criteria

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Applicants must meet the minimum age requirements for admission, see the QTAC website for details.

Additional entry requirements

Griffith VET Guarantee and the Year 12 Early Offer Guarantee apply to this program. For more information visit

Assumed knowledge

This program has assumed knowledge. Refer to QTAC’s Course Search.

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

You will be prepared to work in roles including community or organisational exercise scientist, clinical scientist specialising in cardiac, respiratory and sleep medicine; rehabilitation, sports or recreation manager; strength and conditioning coach; and occupational health and safety officer.


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

Course Code
Start Date

Offer rounds

3 Oct 2024
9 Jan 2025
5 Jun 2025
Regular offers will be made

CSP/$11000 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Health and Recreation
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

3-4 years Full time or 6 years Part time

Gold Coast