Bachelor of Applied Science (Exercise and Sport Science)

Study Area

Health,Medicine and Pharmacy

Study Level



RMIT University



Course Detail



Intake Time


Standard Duration

3 Years

About the Course

This course focusses on the integration of exercise and physical activity into healthcare, sports performance, injury prevention and rehabilitation. It draws upon knowledge and techniques from biomedical science, physiology, biomechanics, nutrition, psychology and sport assessment. Students will ultimately gain an understanding of the difference between exercise for health, and exercise for sporting performance. Areas of study include performance analysis, exercise and health, physical activity, exercise metabolism, injury prevention and rehabilitation, biomechanics, motor learning, skill acquisition, and exercise prescriptions for a range of health conditions. Students of the course also benefit from access to specialised laboratories and equipment, playing fields and the Bundoora Netball and Sports Centre. As a leader in exercise and sports science education, RMIT provides practical experience opportunities with industry partners including elite sporting clubs, academies and institutes such as Tennis Australia, Netball Australia, AFLW, AFL, Victorian Institute of Sport and many more.


Average Score


6.5 (6.0)

Background Requirements


RMIT University

Institute Ranking

#223 in QS World University Rankings 2021, #15 in Australia

Program Ranking