Applicants are required to meet one of the following criteria with a competitive result, and demonstrate that they fulfil any prerequisite requirements and essential requirements for admission:
Recent secondary education:
Meet any prerequisite requirements with a minimum grade of C- or equivalent and
Complete secondary qualifications equivalent to SACE, or
Complete the International Baccalaureate Diploma with a minimum score of 24 points
Higher education study
Complete or partly complete a recognized higher education program at a recognized higher education institution
Vocational Education and Training (VET)
Complete an award from a registered training organisation at Diploma level or above
Work and life experience
Hold completed secondary qualifications equivalent to SACE obtained more than 2 years in the past
English language requirements:
IELTS score of 6.5; TOEFL iBT score of 79 with no band less than 20; TOEFL paper-based test (PBT) score of 577 with TWE of 5.0; Cambridge CAE/CPE score of 177; Pearson's test of English (Academic) (PTE) score of 58 with no communicative score less than 58; CELUSA score of AE5.
This double degree is for students who want to combine their passion for health and exercise with nutrition.
The exercise and sport science component will equip you with the skills to design, deliver and assess exercise and physical activity programs to improve the health and wellbeing of clients, their performance, or to prevent chronic diseases such as diabetes and arthritis. The nutrition and food sciences component will allow you to be ready to improve the health, fitness and wellbeing of the community by innovating foods, promoting and managing diets and lifestyles and conducting meaningful research for enhanced wellbeing.
Become immersed in an environment that provides practical learning opportunities, whilst being guided by world-class industry experts.
As the health, nutrition, exercise and wellness industries continue to grow, employment prospects for graduates of this double degree are promising. Careers to consider include:
Exercise Scientist: assist people to increase their fitness, sporting performance and general health using a combination of biomechanics, physiology and performance analysis.
Physical Training Specialist: advise clients on exercise, health, wellbeing and nutrition; develop and implement individual training plans.
Sports and Fitness Nutritionist: responsible for improving the health and optimising the performance of athletes and exercisers.
Researcher: plan and conduct laboratory-based investigations, experiments and trials, and analyse results in order to broaden scientific understanding.
Community Nutritionist: create changes in attitude toward nutrition and health; provide advice, guidance and support to the community.
Health Promotion Officer: plan and coordinate health promotion programs for various community groups.
Community Sports Project Officer: develop, coordinate and manage programs delivered by community sport organisations.
Health Promotion Officer: use social and environmental interventions to improve the health of groups and individuals.
Level of Study Bachelor Degree
Duration 4 years
CRICOS Course Code 094936G
English Requirements IELTS Score UG 6.5
Annual Tuition AUD$38,500.00
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