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Sport and Exercise

If you want a career focused on developing your expertise in sport, exercise, nutrition and general wellbeing, then this is the degree for you. University-qualified sports performance and health and exercise graduates are in high demand as the community develops a greater awareness of their health and fitness.

  • Study the science behind fitness and exercise, and explore areas such as nutrition, psychology, management, finance and tourism to enhance your career prospects.
  • Develop the health and fitness of people across their whole lifespan, including the elderly, pregnant women, children and those with chronic disease and disability.
  • Take advantage of opportunities to complete professional placements and gain valuable industry experience and expand your professional network.
  • Study the Bachelor of Sport and Exercise (Honours) (Clinical Exercise Physiology) to qualify as an Exercise & Sports Science Australia (ESSA) accredited exercise physiologist (pending external accreditation). Once qualified, you will be able to apply for a Medicare provider number and be recognised by private health funds for exercise physiology sessions.

Career opportunities

Sport and exercise university graduates make up the army of professionals who support Australia’s efforts on the field of play, from grass roots right up to the elite level. You can even choose to take on a global career! Popular career options are exercise physiologists, sports coach, fitness centre manager and personal trainer. The knowledge gained with a sport and exercise degree can also open doors to other sectors such as tourism and youth work.

Sport and Exercise at USQ

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Study Sport and Exercise at USQ