Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Sciences

Become an Accredited Exercise Scientist with WA’s number one sport & sciences program.

Minimum ATAR
Years Full-Time

Careers and further study

Career opportunities

Skills developed from this degree can lead to opportunities in numerous industries. The major career pathways are sports and high performance, clinical exercise physiology, public health, and education.

Job titles include:

  • Exercise scientist
  • Sports coach
  • Sports promoter
  • Exercise and health advisor/consultant

Why study clinical exercise physiology?

Entry requirements

Admission Requirements

To be considered for this course you need to: 

  • Achieve the University’s minimum entry score
  • Demonstrate English language competence
  • Satisfy any prerequisites for your preferred majors (refer to individual major descriptions for prerequisite details)

You can view the prerequisites and recommended subjects for your chosen course here.

View our admission requirements for specific information, depending on your education history.

Assured Pathway information

If you have a professional career in mind, take advantage of one of our Assured Pathways. An Assured Pathway gives you an assured place in one of our postgraduate professional courses (such as Law, Engineering or Medicine) from the start of your studies with us. The pathways combine a range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses, providing you with a clearer direction to your career of choice.

Admission entry to UWA 

We offer a number of other pathways for you to gain entry into our undergraduate degrees if you do not meet the standard admission requirements. Learn more about our admission entry pathways.

About the Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Sciences

Are you passionate about how sport and exercise play a vital part in general health and performance? Become an accredited Exercise Scientist with Exercise and Sport Science Australia (ESSA) and improve the health and performance of individuals, employees, athletes and the community. The Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Sciences takes a multidisciplinary approach to examine humans’ relationship with sport, exercise and physical activity. Theory is combined with hands-on laboratory and practical work so you have the opportunity to develop technical and communication skills.

Why study Sport and Exercise Sciences at UWA?

  1. Our award-winning work-integrated learning program will ensure you graduate ‘job ready’.
  2. Become an Accredited Exercise Scientist with WA’s number one sport & sciences program (QS 2021)
  3. Help tackle our biggest health challenges by understanding the effects of physical activity on human health and performance.
Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Sciences

Quick details

Degree specific majors
  • 4
  • Available
Minimum ATAR
  • 80
Course Code
  • BP026
Intake months
  • February and July
Full time completion
  • 3 years full time
Campus location
  • UWA (Crawley campus)
Degree type
  • Specialised Bachelor's Degree
Cricos code
  • 108368D
Student story

Riley Dolman

Student story
Riley Dolman

You'll learn to

  • demonstrate broad and coherent theoretical and technical knowledge with depth in the discipline of Sport and Exercise Sciences
  • apply well-developed cognitive, creative and communication skills in diverse contexts
  • review critically, analyse, consolidate and synthesise knowledge
  • exercise critical thinking and judgement in identifying and solving problems with intellectual independence
  • present a clear, coherent and independent exposition of knowledge and ideas
  • demonstrate skills and knowledge necessary for employment in the discipline of Sport and Exercise Sciences and further study
Ranked 5th in Australia and 22nd in the world for Sports-Related Subjects (QS 2023)


Graduates may apply to Exercise and Sports Science Australia (ESSA) within two years of completing the course for credentialing as an Accredited Exercise Scientist (AES).