Exercise Science

Explore the role and importance of sport, exercise and movement in health.

We believe understanding the application of health science in the environment of physical activity is key to a healthy society. That’s why we offer exercise science degrees at Swinburne.

You’ll study psychology, biomechanics, exercise physiology and motor control. Gain an understanding of human anatomy and physiology, and learn about healthy body functions and the role of nutrition.

You’ll also learn how psychological factors influence involvement and performance in sporting environments.

Career opportunities

By the time you graduate you'll be able to choose from a wide range of careers, including sports education, community health and other roles in sporting and exercise environments.

The Swinburne Advantage

We turn knowing into know-how.

We believe an undergraduate education must be about more than knowledge. In today’s competitive job market, it must be about true job readiness.

Work Integrated Learning allows you to gain professional experience as part of your studies at Swinburne. It’s just a matter of choosing the opportunity that suits your future.

Choose from professional degrees, professional placements, professional internships, industry-linked projects, industry study tours and accreditation placements. There are also a range of other opportunities you can create.

You’ll build invaluable skills and confidence in knowing you have what it takes to land a job in your field by graduation.

We think it’s an approach that makes the adventure worth taking. See for yourself.
The Swinburne Advantage. Available to all new undergraduates.

Studying exercise science at Swinburne

Sport and Exercise Sciennce student kneeling down to run

Leading the way in health science


Access to Swinburne’s innovative health precinct, high-end teaching tools and cutting-edge virtual reality and sensory technology – these are just some of the perks for students studying Swinburne’s new Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science in 2018 – and how could we forget the professional placement opportunities through our partnership with Richmond Football Club?

Exercise science courses

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