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The School of Exercise and Health Sciences incorporates undergraduate degree programs in the areas of Exercise and Sports Science, Sports Science and Football, Occupational Therapy and Health Science. As part of the Health Science course, students can select from one of five majors, including Addiction Studies, Environmental Health, Health Promotion, Nutrition and Occupational Safety and Health.

In addition, our undergraduate courses can lead to postgraduate study in the areas of Nutrition and Dietetics, Occupational Health and Safety, Public Health and more.

We strive for excellence in learning and teaching and place a strong focus on nurturing the development of an active research culture.

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"The support from ECU staff has enabled me to study part-time while working."

Kate Appleton

Health Science (Nutrition) student

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How the Socceroos can beat Spain and escape the “Group of Death”

Even before going down 3-1 against Chile, Australia was given little chance of progressing out of what is being called the “group of death” in the Brazil World Cup.

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Bright coloured blood suckers cause a stir

There are some strange coloured mosquitos buzzing throughout the Perth Hills.

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From the classroom to the field

Port Power Fitness Coach Darren Burgess recently spoke to ECU Sports Science and Football students about translating what they learn in the classroom on to the footy field.

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