HSE301 - Exercise Prescription for Fitness and Health


2023 unit information

Enrolment modes:

Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Online^ with significant campus requirements

Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Cohort rule:

Only available to students enrolled in previous versions of H343 and D394 (H343.3 and D394.1), E377, previous version of M320 (M320.1), and H300, H315, D368 or D391 students completing the Exercise Science major sequence (MJ-H000016) or minor sequence (MN-H000016) or Nutrition and Exercise Science major sequence (MJ-H000026). Other students who would like to enrol in this unit must submit their request tocontact a Student Adviser in Student Central. Enrolment quotas apply.

Note: Students enrolled in the new versions of these courses cannot enrol into this unit: H343.4, D394.2 and M320.2..

Campus contact:

Burwood (Melbourne): Troy Castricum


One of HSE201 or HSN211


Must be enrolled in or have previously successfully completed HSE010

Incompatible with:


Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

1 x 1 hour TBL seminar each week; 9 x 2 hour practical laboratory

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

1 x 1 hour online learning activities each week

In-person attendance requirements

Online students: 2 days of practical intensives at Burwood (Melbourne), scheduled on weekends during trimester


This unit is designed to enable students to understand and apply the basic requirements of health and fitness testing, exercise prescription, instruction, supervision and communication for the general population. This unit will be taught via a modified team-based learning model, and students will be responsible for delivering health and fitness tests and training programs of their own design to their peers.

Hurdle requirement

  • Passing the major practical assessment

Unit Fee Information

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