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Sports Science Major


Provides students with the scientific knowledge of exercise, human movement and sport.

This major helps prepare students for professional roles in a variety of positions in the private, corporate and government sectors requiring personnel with high levels of competence in the area of health and fitness, elite sport, performance improvement, sports coaching, and sports science research.





Mount Lawley

South West (Bunbury)


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Major details



Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
EBH1101Human Anatomy15
EBH1102Human Physiology15
SPS1111Foundations of Fitness and Training15
SPS1114Acquisition of Skill15
SPS2201Physiology of Exercise 1 (Cardiorespiratory)15
SPS2301Exercise Rehabilitation15
SPS3101Psychology of Sport and Exercise15
SPS3301Physiology of Exercise 2 (Applied Physiology)15

Employment Opportunities

Graduates are prepared for careers in the health, exercise, fitness and sport industries.

Possible future job titles

Personal Trainer, Gym Instructor, Exercise Scientist, Health Promotion Officer, Sports Coach, Strength & Conditioning Coach, Sports Scientist

This Major can be studied in the following courses


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