Physical and mental health are vital to a balanced life right from the top athlete to the budding teenager. Immerse yourself in the psychology through this course learn what drives our behaviour and how this correlates to sport and exercise.
Gain scientific understanding of the structure and function of the human body as it relates to movement, the interrelationships between health and disease, and the psychological basis of physical activity through our accredited Bachelor of Exercise Science and Psychological Science course.
Complete core units in exercise science comprising biomechanics, anatomy, physiology, sports conditioning and motor control inclusive of core units in psychological science that also includes assessment, methodology and principles of behaviour. You could also take up a range of elective subjects.
Career opportunities exist as a psychologist (with additional training) or in careers that have therapeutic connections to sport and exercise, such as professional athlete counselling, rehabilitation or counselling within schools and colleges. A substantial range of career trajectories exists for graduates of this combined program. Many psychology graduates do not continue to work as clinical psychologists, however, with an advanced knowledge of exercise science in conjunction with psychological studies, graduates are well positioned to enter other careers with therapeutic connections to sport and exercise. This may be in the area of professional athlete counselling or perhaps situated outside of professional sports within schools and colleges.
The Bachelor of Exercise Science and Psychological Science is accredited by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC) and has qualifying accreditation from Exercise and Sport Science Australia (ESSA). All graduates may apply for full membership as Exercise Scientists with ESSA and are eligible for registration as an Exercise Professional with Fitness Australia (FA) and as a Level 1 Strength and Conditioning Coach with the Australian Strength and Conditioning Association (ASCA).
Graduates may also choose to pursue further training to gain registration as a psychologist or as an accredited exercise physiologist.
- English language score: Overall 6 not less than 5.5 or equivalent
- Qualification equivalent to Australian Year 12 with the required entry grade
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