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What will I learn?

The Bond University Bachelor of Exercise and Sports Science equips you with comprehensive knowledge and applied skills in health, fitness and sport performance.
You will gain a comprehensive understanding of the basic and applied sciences as they apply to personal and community health and fitness, and sport performance at all levels. Areas of study include human anatomy and physiology, exercise and sport physiology, exercise biochemistry and molecular biology, biomechanics, motor learning and control, exercise and sport psychology.
The program focuses on real-world learning delivered through significant practical experience and authentic assessment to maximise employment outcomes for graduates. Delivery of the program is primarily at the Bond Institute of Health and Sport where you will gain high-quality and practical learning experiences in our internationally-recognised High-Performance Training Centre, as well as our exercise and sports science teaching and research laboratories. These facilities provide sports science testing, training and recovery services to a variety of elite and sub-elite athletes including state, national and international athletes and teams, providing an exceptional and authentic learning experience for students. Throughout the degree, you will engage with and deliver a wide range of athlete testing, performance analysis, exercise prescription and delivery for healthy individuals and non-athletes, as well as strength and conditioning opportunities for athletes. You will also learn, engage and collaborate with other allied health professional students including physiotherapy, occupational therapy and nutrition and dietetics, which models the current best practice for allied health care.

Professional outcome

The Bachelor of Exercise and Sports Science will provide you with an accelerated undergraduate pathway to postgraduate studies in sports science, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, nutrition and dietetics, as well as broader sporting and allied health programs.

Successful completion of this degree qualifies graduates for the following Bond University programs*:

  • Doctor of Physiotherapy
  • Master of Nutrition & Dietetic Practice
  • Master of Occupational Therapy

You can also undertake higher degree qualifications through a fee-free Masters by Research and PhD in areas such as exercise and sport physiology, exercise biochemistry and molecular biology, exercise and sport psychology, motor control and learning and strength and conditioning. These postgraduate research projects will be co-supervised by industry partners from state, national and professional sport and exercise organisations.

The Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science will equip you with a strong understanding of exercise and sport science, and graduates of this degree may seek employment in a range of careers in Australia and around the world that may include:

  • Accredited exercise scientist
  • Accredited strength and conditioning coach
  • Athletic/sport program coordinator
  • Corporate and community health and fitness consultant


On Campus and Remote

Due to current travel restrictions, this program will temporarily be delivered using a mixture of on-campus, remote and multi-modal classes to support and engage all students, from all parts of the world.

The September semester for this program will be delivered in a multi-modal format, with classes designed to support and engage all learners. Whether they’re on campus or abroad, all students will be able to access Bond’s exceptional and personalised learning experience through dynamic and interactive lectures, tutorials, seminars, workshops and lab sessions.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Health Sciences and Medicine



Study options

Full Time (2 years)

Tuition fees
A$63,120.00 (33,79,015) per year
Students commencing study in 2021: AUD $126,240

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

17 January 2022


Bond University

14 University Drive (Off Cottesloe Drive),



4226, GOLD COAST, Australia

Entry requirements

For international students

Entry requirements vary from country to country. Students are required to complete international academic qualification equivalent to Australia.

In addition, this program requires successful completion of:

  • English, and
  • Mathematics at the level of Mathematics A or equivalent; and
  • One (1) of Physical Education or Biology or Chemistry or Physics or Science 21 or equivalent.

IELTS score Overall 7.0 with no sub score less than 7.0; TOEFL iBT - 94 overall with the following minimum score in each section: 24 for listening; 24 for reading; 27 for writing; and 23 for speaking; Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE) - 65 with a minimum score of 65 in the communicative skills (listening, reading, writing and speaking); Cambridge English Advanced (CAE) - 185 (No sub score less than 185)

Please refer to the relevant English language requirements on the Bond University webpage.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

Pathways options

Offered by this university

Bond University offers below pathways courses for this subject

About Bond University

Bond rates five stars in teaching, employability, internationalisation, facilities, social responsibility, and inclusiveness (2019 QS Star Ratings).

  • Located on the Gold Coast, Australia
  • Welcomes international students from 90+ countries
  • Lowest student-teacher ratio in Australia
  • Number one for student experience in Australia