University of Wollongong

Bachelor of Exercise Science

University of Wollongong
Institution rating
3 yearsfull-time(part-time available)
Study mode
Next start date

Why study this course

In the Bachelor of Exercise Science, students study anatomy, physiology, exercise physiology, exercise prescription and biomechanics. This experience is an essential part of earning accreditation and will allow students to put into practice what they've learned in the course to ensure that they are work-ready as an exercise scientist. The course prepares students for a career in sporting organisations, community health units, workplaces and gymnasiums.

Career Insights from SEEK

Roles related to this course: Physiotherapist, Sports Trainer, Personal Trainer, Coach, and 1 more.


This program is undergoing accreditation with Exercise and Sports Science Australia (ESSA).

Entry requirements

  • Year 12 or equivalent; OR
  • Completion of a Certificate IV or higher; OR
  • Completion of at least half a year of a Bachelor degree

Where is this course offered?

Available campuses

  • Wollongong

The course duration and available study modes can vary depending on the campus.

Visit University of Wollongong's website to find out more about your study options.

Course price

The course price can vary depending on a few factors, including:

  • Whether you are eligible for a subsidy, concession, or government loan
  • Your previous study and work experience
  • Your unit selections

Visit University of Wollongong's website to find out more about the course price for you.

What to know before you apply

To help you decide if this is the right course for you, University of Wollongong can provide you with more information about:

Credit and Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

You may be able to get credit or RPL for some units of this course based on your previous studies and work experience. This means the duration of the course may be reduced.

Work placement

Work placement gives you invaluable real-life skills, so you graduate ready to step into a job.

Students must complete 140 hours of work placement in a community, sporting, scientific or commercial exercise setting. Completion of these hours is required in order to graduate.

Visit University of Wollongong's website to find out more about credit, RPL, or work placement.

Career Insights

SEEK users who hold a Bachelor of Exercise Science have been employed in these roles:

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Sports Trainer
Personal Trainer
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What are students saying?

Bachelor of Exercise Science
University of Wollongong
(1 reviews)

Published Sep 2018
Bachelor of Exercise ScienceUniversity of Wollongong
Graduation date2016
Study modeBlended
Student review
Very little practical experience, and not provided by the university itself. No industry contacts and no networking/job prospects introduced.
The student would not recommend this course to a friend, colleague or relative
This course did not have a positive impact on the student’s career
Ability to balance study with your other commitments
Assistance to help you find a job
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Find out more about this course

Bachelor of Exercise Science

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  • Course price
  • Study options available at your campus
  • Prior Recognition of Learning (RPL)
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Bachelor of Exercise Science

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