Students who study Exercise & Sports Science in the School of Medical and Health Sciences specialise in the design, implementation and evaluation of exercise and physical activity for healthy people. They provide programs for improving general health, prevention of chronic diseases, health promotion, and enhanced sports performance.
Career pathways include exercise science, strength and conditioning, sports development, high-performance analysis, workplace health, corporate fitness, sports coaching, and exercise rehabilitation.
Graduates may also be eligible for additional qualifications including: Sports Trainer Level 1; CPR; First Aid; Austswim Teacher of Swimming; and Level 1 Coach for various sports. Upon completing the Bachelor of Science (Exercise and Sports Science), students may be eligible to complete the fourth year of the Exercise Science & Rehabilitation degree to gain a qualification as an Accredited Exercise Physiologist (AEP).
Students complete practicums throughout their degree providing extensive vocational training, as well as the opportunity to network in the industry they would seek to be employed in. A wide variety of organisations have hosted practicums, such as the West Perth Football Club, Western Force, Western Australian Institute of Sport (WAIS), and West Coast Eagles.
Students are also encouraged to apply for industry internships, which have been offered at organisations such as Perth Glory, WACA, Western Force, West Coast Eagles, Surf Lifesaving Australia, and Nutrition Australia.
Exercise and Sports Science, Lecturer
Mrs Fiona Iredale
For course specific information, please talk to our Future Students team by calling 134 328 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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