Undergraduate Certificate in Health and Fitness

This course is covered by the Higher Education Relief Package and is discounted from $5,000 to $2,500.

(Not available in 2021)

The fully online Undergraduate Certificate in Health and Fitness explores what it means to be human, from structure and function, to development and performance. This certificate provides a fundamental understanding of health, fitness, behavioural characteristics and their application in sport and exercise science. It provides hands-on and transferable scientific, problem solving and communication skills that enhance your employability and opportunities for further study in sport and exercise science.

Units in the certificate form the basis for continuing at UWA with a major in Sport Science or Exercise and Health or the accredited Sport Science, Exercise and Health extended major.

Start date
Classes start 27 July 2020. Applications close 24 July 2020.
Study mode
$5,000 Discounted to $2,500 until 24 July
Student studying at home desk

What you'll learn

Importance of various physical capabilities of competitive athletes and techniques for measuring them.

Structure and function of the musculoskeletal and cardiovascular system and the necessity of a physically active lifestyle and the impact on health and wellbeing.

How to identify, analyse and solve problems.

Notebook and a workspace 

Why study this course?

  • Get a head start towards bachelor’s study and get a taste of sport science at UWA.
  • Develop your understanding of health and fitness and the unique management techniques.
  • Take a step towards a job in a field you’re passionate about.

How does it work?

All units will be delivered online and you’ll have access to your unit coordinator for any questions about your course. Assessment may include a combination of participation, assignments and exams.

What's next after this course?

Future study
On completion of the certificate, you can take your studies further with a Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Biomedical Science. You will have a head start in the following majors:
Career outcomes
This certificate is your first step to employment in areas including the health and fitness industry.