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M90 Bachelor of Science (Exercise Science and Rehabilitation)

The Bachelor of Science (Exercise Science and Rehabilitation) course is designed to give students the opportunity to gain in-depth knowledge and sound practical skills in Exercise Science and Rehabilitation.  This course articulates with the three year Bachelor of Science (Exercise and Sports Science).


This is a four year 480 credit point course (or part-time equivalent).  Students must complete 360 credit points, consisting of a 16 unit (240 credit points) major in Exercise and Sports Science, plus an 8 unit (120 credit points) Australian Association for Exercise and Sports Science (AAESS) professional accreditation supporting major. The fourth year of the degree consists of four units (120 credit points) of Clinical Exercise Physiology.


Students must have completed the 3 year, Bachelor of Science (Exercise and Sports Science) degree, including a supporting major in AAESS Exercise and Sports Science Professional Accreditation. Students will receive advanced standing credit of up to 360 credit points.

This course is available on Joondalup Campus.
This course is available by Full-time, or Part-time mode.
This course is available in the following mode of delivery - On-campus.

Students will complete a total of 480 credit points (28 units). The breakdown of the credit points is as follows:

Exercise and Sports Science core units – 240 credit points (16 units).

Plus AAESS Exercise and Sports Science Professional Accreditation Supporting Major – 120 credit points (8 units).

Plus Exercise Science and Rehabilitation core unit - 120 credit points (4 units)

(1382 contact hours)

Semester 1
EBH1101 Human Anatomy 15
EBH1102 Human Physiology 15
Supporting Major Unit 1
Supporting Major Unit 2
Semester 2
NUT1121 Human Nutrition 15
SPS1104 Principles of Exercise Programming 15
SPS2202 Care and Prevention of Injuries 15
Supporting Major Unit 3
Semester 1
SPS2103 Sports Biomechanics 1 15
SPS2201 Physiology of Exercise 1 (Cardiorespiratory) 15
SPS2203 Principles and Practices of Resistance Training 15
Supporting Major Unit 4
Semester 2
SPS2107 Acquisition of Skill 15
SPS1108 Foundations of Social Psychology 15
SPS2303 Sports Science Applications 2 15
Supporting Major Unit 5
Semester 1
SPS2301 Exercise Rehabilitation 15
SPS3101 Psychology of Sport and Exercise 15
SPS3303 Motor Control 15
Supporting Major Unit 6
Semester 2
SPS3204 Sports Biomechanics 2 15
SPS3301 Physiology of Exercise 2 (Applied Physiology) 15
Supporting Major Unit 7
Supporting Major Unit 8
Semester 1
SPS4115 Clinical Exercise Physiology: Metabolic and Musculoskeletal 20 
SPS4116 Clinical Exercise Physiology: Cardiovascular&Pulmonary 20 
SPS4117 Clinical Exercise Physiology: Neurological and Neuromuscular 20 
Semester 2
SPS4118 Clinical Exercise Physiology: Practicum 60 
INDUSTRY PRACTICE is incorporated as part of SPS2303 Sports Science Applications 2 and SPS4118 Clinical Exercise Physiology: Practicum. This is designed to provide students with experience of the day-to-day operation of various health, exercise and sporting agencies in the community. All students are required to undertake industry practice during the course as determined by the Course Coordinator in association with participating agencies.
SMAAAAAAESS Exercise and Sports Science Professional Accreditation 8 Unit Supporting Major
Disability Standards for Education (Commonwealth 2005)
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Last Updated - Higher Education: 31/03/2010 VET: 31/03/2010