Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science

University of Southern Queensland USQ

This program is designed for students who have an interest in fitness and the physical health of variety of people. It allows students to gain the skills and knowledge they will need for a career in the health, fitness and sports performance industry with a focus on developing the health and fitness of people across their whole lifespan, including the elderly, pregnant women, children and those with chronic disease and disability. By combining theoretical knowledge and practical applications, with 140 hours of professional practice placement, students will be well equipped for the career market.

Course Fee:

International: $83,040

Entry Requirements:

Assumed Knowledge expectations: English (4, SA) or equivalent. English Language Proficiency requirements for Category 2. All students are required to satisfy the applicable English language requirements. If students do not meet the English language requirements they may apply to study a University-approved English language program.


24 units

Subjects you can Study:

Sport and exercise science

Study Pathways:

The Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science does not articulate to any other program. However, graduates may be interested in applying for and seeking up to four units worth of credit in the Master of Science (Sport and Exercise). Related programs include Bachelor of Education (Sport, Health and Physical Education specialisation) and Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science (Honours).

Further information:

For all modes there will be on-campus and practical attendance requirements for some courses. In order to successfully complete the program students must be able to fulfil practical attendance requirements. Available to international on-campus and external students living in Australia only, but not available to international students residing overseas.


The Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science is currently under review for accreditation at the level of Exercise Science (ES) with Exercise and Sports Science Australia (ESSA).

Accepts International Students:


Campus ATAR/OP Adjusted Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Toowoomba No info No Part time 6 years
Toowoomba No info No Full time 3 years
Toowoomba No info No Online 3 years
Ipswich No info Yes Part time 6 years
Ipswich No info Yes Full time 3 years
Ipswich No info Yes Online 3 years

Why study with us

Redefining flexible and online study, we are determined to prepare you for today’s competitive workforce. We make it easier for you to fit study into your life and will support you through the challenges that life and study bring. 

Study options

Studying on-campus at one of our three locations (Toowoomba, Springfield and Ipswich) is a rewarding way to undertake a university degree in an innovative and friendly environment. Or, you can join more than 70 per cent of our students who choose to study online with us. There is also the option to fast-track most degrees by studying over summer.

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