Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science (BESS)

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Program Description

Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science (BESS)

Locations:

  • Casuarina Campus
  • External Studies

The Exercise and Sport Science course is designed to equip graduates as allied health professionals who use exercise as an intervention to improve health and fitness, enhance physical performance and prevent and rehabilitate injury in both healthy (including athletes) and physically challenged (such as aged and injured) populations. This course has a physiotherapy preparation stream designed to provide a pathway to the Master of Physiotherapy offered by Flinders University by undertaking additional specialist units.

Exercise and Sport Science graduates have diverse employment opportunities in fitness, sport and health industries.

Admission Requirements

The South Australian Tertiary Admissions Centre (SATAC) receives and processes applications for admission for Charles Darwin University Higher Education prospective students.

English Language Requirements for International Students

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Professional Recognition

Graduates who fulfil the degree requirements can submit individual applications for registration as a full member of Exercise and Sports Science Australia (ESSA).

Career Opportunities

Exercise and Sport Science graduates have diverse employment opportunities in fitness, sport and health industries. In the fitness industry they consult, test, prescribe and administer programs in commercial, corporate or government settings. In the sports industry they coach, train and apply physiology, psychology and biomechanics to human physical performance. In the health industry they are involved in education and promotion or in clinical settings for cardiac, pulmonary and musculo-skeletal testing and rehabilitation.


Last updated Feb 2018

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About the School

More than 120 years ago, Banjo Paterson described the Northern Territory as a “vast wild land, full of huge possibilities”.And he was right.So how did a relatively small population, spread sparsely ac ... Read More

More than 120 years ago, Banjo Paterson described the Northern Territory as a “vast wild land, full of huge possibilities”.And he was right.So how did a relatively small population, spread sparsely across an area, one–fifth the land mass of Australia, with little educational resources to speak of, turn those possibilities into a reality?By creating a study environment where the freedom exists for people to evolve their lives.Today this environment is captured at Charles Darwin University (CDU). Read less
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