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Exercise Science courses

Discover the range of inspiring exercise science courses available from Victoria University. We offer many courses to spark your passion in areas including sports engineering and physical education teaching. Study at degree or postgraduate level.


Our graduates find employment opportunities including:

  • sports psychologists
  • rehabilitation specialists
  • physical education teachers
  • sports engineers.

Bachelor degrees (undergraduate) 7 courses

Duration: 3 years
Be part of a growing demand for graduates with training in the field of exercise and biomedical sciences. Learn how the structure and function of the body influences and is impacted by exercise.
Duration: 3 years
Start your career in the sport and exercise industry with a course that delivers a range of subjects across the biological sciences, social sciences and humanities areas.
Duration: 3 years
Gain the knowledge and skills for entry into professional careers in exercise and sport science, rehabilitation, community fitness and health, and research.
Duration: 3 years
This course provides knowledge and skills in physical education and sport science through a range of subjects across various disciplines.
Duration: 3 years

Join Australia's leading sport university and gain the very best knowledge for a professional career in the sport and exercise industry.

Duration: 4 years
This course delivers a balance across the biological sciences, social sciences and humanities for a career in the sport, fitness, exercise and human movement professions.
Duration: 4 years

This double degree provides you with the capabilities and understandings of human movement, and the structure, practices and participant needs of the Australian sport, exercise and active recreation sector.

Postgraduate 4 courses

Duration: 1.5 years

Become an accredited exercise physiologist (AEP) with a Master of Clinical Exercise Science and Rehabilitation at Victoria University.

Duration: 1 year
This course addresses the continuing concern about sport’s capacity to act on the positive social values it has traditionally upheld.
Duration: 0.5 years

Gain expertise that supports your passion for football and take a step towards a sport-science or high-performance career.

Duration: 1.5 years
This course will provide you with a holistic education in the field of football science. It has an applied theoretical focus as well as practical experience.

Postgraduate research 4 courses

Postgraduate Research

Research postgraduate

Our Office for Research provides support to our current and future researchers, such as:

  • identify a research topic
  • find a supervisor
  • apply for research supervision or grants.
Duration: 2 years

Gain a solid foundation in research methods before undertaking a thesis related to health or sport with the Master of Applied Research.

Duration: 4 years

Undertake your PhD in a world-leading research centre. Victoria University's Institute for Health and Sport (IHES) provides expert supervision in a wide range of disciplines.

Duration: 4 years

Receive intensive research training before beginning an innovative thesis in the broad areas of health and sport with our integrated PhD program.

Duration: 1.5 years

Complete a Master of Research in 18 months, in the areas of industry, community or urban development. This degree is tailored to graduates with a related bachelor degree, or an honours degree in a different discipline.

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