Undergraduate

Sport Science, Exercise and Health (double major)

You can complete the Bachelor of Science double major in Sport Science, Exercise and Health. This course provides a sound basis in sport and exercise science theory combined with practical, technical and communication skills.

Careers and further study

This major opens up a world of future study pathways and career opportunities.

Career Pathways

Graduates will have the choice of three distinct career paths. You could enter the broad sports promotion, management and marketing sector, or you might prefer a career in athlete preparation as an exercise scientist. The third pathway will see you move into graduate training in sport, recreation management, coaching, exercise rehabilitation, occupational safety and health or research.
Graduates will have the choice of three distinct career paths. You could enter the broad sports promotion, management and marketing sector, or you might prefer a career in athlete preparation as an exercise scientist. The third pathway will see you move into graduate training in sport, recreation management, coaching, exercise rehabilitation, occupational safety and health or research.

Further Study

Students with a Sport Science major can pursue further studies at postgraduate level. Other further study options include the Graduate Diploma in Exercise Rehabilitation, Graduate Diploma in Sport and Recreation Management, Graduate Diploma in Work and Health Safety, Master of Exercise Science (coursework), Graduate Diploma in Education, Master of Teaching, and the Master of Exercise Science (thesis and coursework).
Students with a Sport Science major can pursue further studies at postgraduate level. Other further study options include the Graduate Diploma in Exercise Rehabilitation, Graduate Diploma in Sport and Recreation Management, Graduate Diploma in Work and Health Safety, Master of Exercise Science (coursework), Graduate Diploma in Education, Master of Teaching, and the Master of Exercise Science (thesis and coursework).

Fees and scholarships

Learn more about the fees that apply to you for this major. For fee type definitions and further assistance, see the Fee Calculator Help page. You can also search our database for scholarships that are relevant to you or your desired course.

Scholarships

Scholarships are available to students from a diverse range of backgrounds, including academic achievement, financial need, educational disadvantage, leadership and community service, artistic or sporting achievements, and being from a rural or remote area.

Cost of living

There are a few things to consider before applying to study at university. One could be your cost of living. This can depend on factors such as lifestyle, accommodation, tuition fees, medical insurance, textbooks and more. For an indication of expenses and average costs, see our Cost of living page.

Admission requirements

The University of Western Australia welcomes applications from international and domestic school-leavers, mature-age applicants and those with previous tertiary study. If you’re interested in studying this major, find out the admission details below.

Minimum entry requirements

Below you’ll find a list of admission equivalencies for this course's Australian Tertiary Admissions Rank (ATAR).

Admission requirements

To be eligible for school-leaver entry to UWA you are required to achieve the Western Australian Certificate of Education and obtain the minimum ATAR to gain a place in your chosen degree.

Mathematics requirement

This major requires a certain level of Mathematics. If you do not meet this level, you may be able to take additional Mathematics units in your first year to satisfy this requirement.

WACE prerequisite: Mathematics Applications ATAR

English competency

English is the language of instruction and assessment at UWA and you will need to meet the English language requirements of the University to be eligible for a place.

How to apply

Ready to apply for this major? Follow the steps and you’ll be on your way to joining us at UWA.

Course details

Your options for graduate studies will be expanded, leading to higher qualifications in specialist accredited courses. If you choose this double major, you will be eligible to apply for professional accreditation as an exercise scientist with Exercise and Sports Science Australia (ESSA) within two years of completing your degree.

About The Course

Through this degree, you’ll begin to understand the relationship between human structural, functional and behavioural characteristics and their application in the development of, and support for, athletes and coaches to achieve success in the sporting arena.
Sport Science, Exercise and Health (double major)

Quick Details

Status
  • Available 2019
Locations
  • Perth
Attendance
  • Full-time
  • Part-time
Delivery
  • On-campus
Starting dates
  • Semester 1, Semester 2
Weekly contact time
  • 20-30 hours teaching time plus your own study time
Level of study
  • Undergraduate
Course Code
  • MJD-SEHDM
TISC Codes
Sport Science, Exercise and Health (double major)
Status
  • Available 2019
Locations
  • Perth
Attendance
  • Full-time
  • Part-time
Delivery
  • On-campus
Starting dates
  • Semester 1, Semester 2
Weekly contact time
  • 20-30 hours teaching time plus your own study time
Level of study
  • Undergraduate
Course Code
  • MJD-SEHDM
TISC Codes
Honours Available
  • Yes
Degrees course is available in
  • Bachelor of Science
Faculty
  • Faculty of Science

Course Structure

Popular combinations

Course Accreditation

The Bachelor of Science with a degree-specific major in Sport Science and a second major in Exercise and Health is a National University Course Accreditation Program (NUCAP) accredited course. Graduates may apply to Exercise and Sports Science Australia (ESSA) within two years of completing the course for credentialing as an Accredited Exercise Scientist (AES).

Your degree options

This major is offered as a degree-specific, or first, major for these degrees. It is also offered as a second major in our other bachelor's degrees.

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The School of Human Sciences applies a broad, interdisciplinary approach to understanding human function and how it adapts to change and challenges.
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