Physical activity and health



This major provides students with an understanding of how behaviour influences health, with a particular emphasis on the relationships between physical activity and health.

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Key information


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

Unit set code

MJ-H000023 - Major

MN-H000023 - Minor

Explore units


  • Physical Activity and Exercise for Health HSE111 *
  • Pathways in the Physical Activity, Exercise and Health Industry HSE112
  • Physical Activity Promotion and Evaluation HSE212 *
  • Children's Physical Activity and Sport HSE213 *
  • Physical Activity and Population Health HSE316 *
  • Global Perspectives in Physical Activity and Exercise for Health HSE332
  • * Units required for Minor sequence

    Students who commenced the major in or before 2016 who have completed HBS107 and HBS110 will need to enrol into these second and third year units: HSE203 and HSE212 in 2017, and HSE313 and HSE316 in 2018.

    Students who commenced their course in or before 2016 and wish to start undertaking the major in 2017, but have not completed HBS107 and HBS110 will need to follow the new sequence above.

    If you are unsure which sequence you can to undertake or have questions about this major, please contact your student adviser immediately by emailing:

    Students from courses other than H343 Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science and  H315 Bachelor of Nutrition Science will need to ensure that their course rules will allow them to undertake this major.