Exercise science



This major provides students with a sound understanding of the core sciences underpinning both competitive sport and recreational physical activity. A variety of learning approaches is adopted, allowing students to integrate their sporting interests with their studies, as well as to match these with their employment objectives.

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Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)

Note: Cloud (online) offering has on campus intensive workshops of 2-4 days for HSE102, HSE201, HSE202, HSE301 and HSE302.

Unit set code

MJ-H000016 - Major

MN-H000016 - Minor

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This major is currently under review. HSE302 will be replaced by an alternative unit from Trimester 2 2019 onwards. Students who are enrolled in the Exercise Science major, who have not completed HSE302 by Trimester 2 2018 will be advised by the end of February 2019 regarding the new HSE3XX unit to add to their enrolment.

  • Human Structure and Function HBS109 *
  • Functional Human Anatomy HSE102
  • Exercise Physiology HSE201 *
  • Biomechanics HSE202 *
  • Exercise Prescription for Fitness and Health HSE301 *
  • Exercise Programming HSE302
  • *Units required for Minor sequence

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