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Bachelor of Science (Exercise Science and Rehabilitation)

Course code M90

Provides students with the opportunity to gain knowledge, skills and experience in clinical exercise delivery, healthy lifestyle intervention and wellness programs for people living with chronic conditions or injuries, and the healthy population.

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Entry requirements

80 Indicative ATAR

ECU admission and English language requirements apply.

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Course code

M90

Fees

Commonwealth supported - estimated 1st year indicative fee AUD $9,050

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Duration

4 years full-time or part-time equivalent

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Availability & Campus

JO ML BU OL
Full-time
Part-time
JO - Joondalup BU - South West ML - Mount Lawley OL - Online

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Entry requirements

ECU admission and English language requirements apply.

See Course Entry for further information.

Course code

M90

CRICOS code

060854A

Fees

International onshore - estimated 1st year indicative fee AUD $32,550

See Fees and Scholarships for further information

Duration

4 years full-time

See Course Details for further information.

Availability & Campus

JO ML BU OL
Full-time
Part-time
JO - Joondalup BU - South West ML - Mount Lawley OL - Online

See Course Details for further information.

Course Entry

Admission requirements you'll need to meet for this course.

Applications for this course are not accepted through ECU's Experience Based Entry Scheme.

Course Details

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Semester availability

Semester 1: Study full-time at Joondalup

Semester 1: Study part-time at Joondalup

Semester 2: Study full-time at Joondalup

Semester 2: Study part-time at Joondalup

Semester availability

Semester 1: Study full-time at Joondalup

Semester 2: Study full-time at Joondalup

Course Structure

Year 1 - Semester 1
Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
MHS1101Anatomy and Physiology 115
SPS1530Lifespan Growth and Development15
NUT1121Human Nutrition15
SPS2615Sports Injury Prevention and Management15
Year 1 - Semester 2
Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
MHS1102Anatomy and Physiology 215
SPS1111Foundations of Fitness and Training15
SPS1502Biomechanics15
SCH1104Introduction to Pathophysiology15
Year 2 - Semester 1
Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
SPS1217Functional Anatomy15
SPS2505Exercise Physiology15
SPS2203Principles and Practices of Resistance Training15
SCH1105Introduction to Pharmacology15
Year 2 - Semester 2
Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
MAT2107Statistical Research Methods15
SPS2524Exercise Delivery15
SPS2301Exercise Rehabilitation15
SPS2516Motor Learning and Control15
Year 3 - Semester 1
Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
SPS3112Exercise and Sports Science Practicum15
SPS3120Psycho-social Aspects in Physical Activity and Chronic Disease15
SPS2622 Psychology of Sport, Exercise and Health15
Select one (1) Unit from:
NUT2211Metabolic Biochemistry15
NUT3215Exercise Nutrition15
SCH2232Medical Biochemistry15
SCH2111Applied Physiology15
SPM2111Sport Organisation Management15
SPM3221Sport Business Planning15
Year 3 - Semester 2
Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
SPS3111Physical Activity and Health15
SPS3604Human Movement - Participation and Inclusion15
SPS3121Professional Skills in Clinical Exercise Physiology15
Select one Core Unit Option from:
SPS3516 ^Advanced Motor Learning and Control15
SPS3502 ^Advanced Biomechanics15
SPS3505 ^Advanced Exercise Physiology 15
SPS3105 ^Advanced Resistance Training15
SPS3601 ^Advanced Social Psychology of Exercise and Sport15
Year 4 - Semester 1
Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
SPS4203Clinical Exercise Physiology: Musculoskeletal20
SPS4116Clinical Exercise Physiology: Cardiovascular & Pulmonary20
SPS4117Clinical Exercise Physiology: Neurological and Neuromuscular20
SPS4126Clinical Exercise Physiology: Practicum40

Note: SPS4126 is a full-year unit.

Year 4 - Semester 2
Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
SPS4504Clinical Exercise Physiology: Cancer and Metabolic Conditions20

^ Core Option

M90|12

For more detailed unit information for this course take a look at our Handbook. To organise your life for next semester visit the Semester timetable.

Student handbook

Course notes

Important course notes

Course Learning Outcomes

  1. Apply broad discipline knowledge to a range of clinical exercise and sport science theoretical and practical situations.
  2. Communicate clinical exercise and sport science knowledge, concepts and skills to diverse population groups.
  3. Demonstrate a global outlook in clinical exercise and sport science situations, showing sensitivity for diversity, including Aboriginal cultural competence.
  4. Demonstrate appropriate social and ethical values by working cooperatively and collaboratively in clinical exercise and sports science settings.
  5. Demonstrate autonomy, accountability and initiative for own learning and professional practice.
  6. Think creatively to anticipate challenges and generate solutions in clinical exercise and sport science contexts.
  7. Think critically to analyse, interpret and solve complex clinical exercise and sport science situations.
  8. Use digital technologies and literacies to assess, evaluate and synthesise information from multiple sources.

Professional Recognition

Accredited by: Exercise and Sports Science Australia (ESSA)

Students will need to graduate to be eligible to apply for accreditation credentialing with ESSA. Please refer to the ESSA website for further information regarding the application process: https://www.essa.org.au/Public/APPLY_NOW/Ways_to_Join_ESSA/Public/APPLY_NOW/Ways_to_Join.aspx?hkey=2d376635-5322-4bcc-8473-39b7cab32cfa

Fees and Scholarships

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AUD $9,050 *

* Commonwealth supported - estimated 1st year indicative fee

The 'Estimated 1st year indicative fee' is provided as a guide only, based on a typical enrolment of students undertaking the first year of this course. At ECU, you pay for the individual units you enrol in, not an overall course fee, so the total cost of your course will vary, depending on what units you choose. An indicative fee will be provided with your course offer, however you can use our Course Fee Calculator to estimate the amount you’ll need to pay. ECU fees are adjusted annually.

AUD $32,550 *

* International onshore - estimated 1st year indicative fee

The 'Estimated 1st year indicative fee' is provided as a guide only, based on a typical enrolment of students undertaking the first year of this course. At ECU, you pay for the individual units you enrol in, not an overall course fee, so the total cost of your course will vary, depending on what units you choose. An indicative fee will be provided with your course offer, however you can use our Course Fee Calculator to estimate the amount you’ll need to pay. ECU fees are adjusted annually.

Scholarships

ECU has a scholarship program that provides many opportunities each year to students undertaking studies here.

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Career Opportunities

Possible future job titles

Professionally-Accredited Exercise Physiologist, Exercise Rehabilitation Coordinator, Exercise Science Researcher, Compensation & Rehabilitation Officer, Exercise Rehabilitator, Workers' Compensation Officer, Health Care Officer, Occupational Rehabilitation Officer, Work Cover Services Manager, Injury Management Officer

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