With fundamentals in psychology, biomechanics, exercise physiology and motor control, our exercise and sports science degree will help you  understand the relationship between anatomy, physiology and nutrition.

Together with a solid understanding of psychology and biomechanics, you won’t just be able to understand the theory behind these relationships — an exercise science degree will help you put your learning into practice. 

By the time you graduate, you have the skills to be able to choose from a wide range of careers that will help people achieve goals they never thought possible, including sports education, community health, and more.

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Studying Exercise and Sport Science at Swinburne

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    Swinburne students using specialised equipment and technology as part of their exercise sport science studies.
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    Swinburne student using weight equipment as part of their exercise sport science studies.
  • Male student wearing Swinburne apparel using a specialised exercise bike
    Swinburne student using specialised bicycle equipment as part of their exercise sport science studies.
  • Male student wearing Swinburne apparel using a specialised exercise bike
    Swinburne student using specialised bicycle equipment as part of their exercise sport science studies.
  • Student exercises in the gym about to lift green weights
    Student using weight training equipment as part of their exercise sport science studies.
  • A male and female student wearing black Swinburne apparel using a squat rack
    Swinburne students using specialised weight training equipment as part of their exercise sport science studies.
  • Long shot of three students performing different physical tasks and one student recording them with a camera
    Swinburne students using specialised exercise equipment and technology as part of their exercise sport science studies.

The Swinburne Advantage

An undergraduate degree must be about more than just knowledge – it’s also job readiness, professional experience and access to further opportunities. 

We partner with leading Australian and global organisations to offer students authentic workplace experiences. Our degrees can include placements, internships, industry-linked projects, study tours and more. This is your chance to work on real-life projects, solve day-to-day challenges in your field and gain the professional skills that put knowledge into practice. You’ll build invaluable skills and confidence, knowing you have what it takes to land a job by graduation or even before. 

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    Work Integrated Learning

    Swinburne guarantees real industry experience in all our bachelor degrees in the form of placements, internships or industry-linked projects. Find out more about Swinburne's Work Integrated Learning (WIL) programs.

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