Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science

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Details of specialisations

Exercise Science - ESSA Sequence


Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong)

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Professional recognition

A stream within Deakin’s Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science is nationally accredited by Exercise and Sport Science Australia (ESSA).

Graduates of the Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science course including the approved units specified for the “Exercise Science – ESSA sequence” may apply for registration for full membership of ESSA at the Exercise Scientist level. Students awarded credit for prior learning for non-university studies may not be eligible for immediate registration with ESSA - please obtain further clarification from a course advisor via email 

ESSA accreditation is granted on the basis of successful completion of a combination of H343 core units and ESSA sequence units.


HSE208Integrated Human Physiology

HSE303Exercise Metabolism

HSE304Physiology of Sport Performance

HSE309Behavioural Aspects of Sport and Exercise

HSE311Applied Sports Science 1

HSE314Applied Sports Science 2

HSE320Exercise in Health and Disease

HSE323Clinical and Sport Biomechanics


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