Bachelor of Sports and Exercise Science
The Bachelor of Sports and Exercise Science prepares you for employment in the exercise, sport and health industries. You'll learn to apply a range of skills to improve the health and performance of clients and athletes. With a focus on sports you will complete core units in physiology, anatomy, biomechanics, motor control and learning, skill acquisition, performance analysis, high performance training, sports nutrition and psychology. Professional placements with industry, including sports clubs, gymnasiums and other sports and exercise science organisations will allow you to apply your theoretical knowledge to real life situations. The Bachelor of Sports and Exercise Science also provides a pathway to a range of graduate entry allied health programs.
Academic entry requirement
Year 12 Applicants: VCE units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 30 in English (EAL) or at least 25 in English other than EAL; and a study score of at least 20 in two of Biology, Chemistry, any Mathematics, Physical Education, Health and Human Development or Physics.
Non-Year 12 Applicants: Demonstrated proficiency equivalent to stated Year 12 prerequisites. Selection may be based on ATAR, VTAC Personal History online, GPA, or STAT Multiple Choice.
English language requirement
UG & PG (incl HDR) Option 1 - Academic 6.5, no band less than 6.0
Graduates of the Bachelor of Sports and Exercise Science course could seek employment with both health and sport-oriented organisations, including semi-professional and professional sporting teams, gymnasiums, and health care organisations.
Fees and costs
Annual tuition fee (A$)
Scholarships are available for both current and future students. Find out what La Trobe scholarship opportunities might be available to you.
How to apply
Please apply through VTAC if you’re completing your VCE or International Baccalaureate (IB) in Victoria, or apply through UAC if you’re completing your HSC or IB in New South Wales.
See Student Handbook for more details
The Handbook contains detailed course information designed for enrolled students, including course structures, electives and options. The delivery of this course can vary between campuses. For detailed information please select the relevant campus:
CRICOS code: 095558J