Bachelor of Exercise and Sports Science

Bond University

The Bachelor of Exercise and Sports Science equips students with comprehensive knowledge and skills in health, fitness and sport performance. During this program, they will gain an understanding of basic and applied sciences as they apply to personal and community health and fitness, and sport performance at all levels. Areas of study include human anatomy and physiology, exercise and sport physiology, exercise biochemistry and molecular biology, biomechanics, motor learning and control, exercise and sport psychology. The program focuses on real-world learning delivered through significant practical experience and authentic assessment to maximise employment outcomes for graduates. Delivery of the program is primarily at the Bond Institute of Health and Sport where you will gain high-quality and practical learning experiences in our internationally-recognised High-Performance Training Centre, as well as our exercise and sports science teaching and research laboratories. Students will have access to equipment to deliver a wide range of athlete testing and performance analysis opportunities. Throughout the degree, students will engage with and deliver a wide range of athlete testing, performance analysis, exercise prescription and delivery for healthy individuals and non-athletes, as well as strength and conditioning opportunities for athletes. They will also learn, engage and collaborate with other allied health professional students including physiotherapy, occupational therapy and nutrition and dietetics, which models the current best practice for allied health care. The program prepares graduates for exciting career opportunities in exercise science, sports science and strength and conditioning as well as providing an accelerated undergraduate pathway to graduate-entry studies including physiotherapy, occupational therapy, nutrition and dietetic practice, and high-performance sports science.

Course Fee:

Australian: $102,960
International: $114,480

Entry Requirements:

Bond University requires the successful completion of Year 12 or equivalent with successful completion of English, and Mathematics at the level of Mathematics A or equivalent; and one (1) of Physical Education; or Biology; or Chemistry; or Physics; or Science 21; or equivalent. Students without the equivalent will be required to successfully complete a bridging subject in one of those disciplines. Bond does not rely solely on the Overall Position (OP) or the Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR). Rather, a range of criteria are also considered such as extracurricular activities and personal attributes, including outstanding leadership qualities and community involvement. For information for International Students, including the International Baccalaureate, please visit the University website


23 subjects

Subjects you can Study:

Exercise and sports science

Study Pathways:

For those applicants who do not currently have the required academic qualifications, there are a number of alternative entry pathways such as preparation and diploma programs through Bond University College including a Diploma of Health Sciences. Subject credits may be awarded for previous studies.

Further information:

Bond University provides staff throughout Australia to assist students in completing their application. Students required to undertake bridging subjects would usually do so in their first semester, however, completion of this program will take longer than six semesters. Alternately, students may elect to complete an equivalent subject at any recognised Australian tertiary institution prior to entry. Applicants who do not receive an offer may apply for entry into the Bachelor of Health Sciences and transfer after the satisfactory completion of 1-2 semesters


This program and its subjects have been developed to align with ESSA Exercise Science Standards. The University is planning to submit the program for consideration of Qualifying Accreditation with ESSA in early September 2018.

Accepts International Students:


Related Careers:

Exercise Scientist,
Campus ATAR/OP Adjusted Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Gold Coast No info No Part time 4 years
Gold Coast No info No Full time 2 years
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