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The Bachelor of Science with Honours (Exercise and Sport Science) is ideal for you if you want a broad knowledge base in sport, coupled with practical, applied skills that will make you a sought-after employee in the health and fitness world. It is a highly regarded programme for students who have achieved a high standard of academic performance in the Bachelor of Science.
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With the Bachelor of Science with Honours (Exercise and Sport Science), you’ll study a broad range of subjects relating to sport and exercise like biomechanics, exercise physiology and training science. Together, this foundation helps you understand and enhance sport performance and improve health.
You will learn theoretical material in lectures, and apply your new-found knowledge in laboratory or practical classes in a range of subjects relating to sport and exercise. You will develop critical thinking, problem-solving and communication skills relevant to this energy-fuelled and constantly progressing field. The main applications are sports performance, and the use of exercise to promote fitness and health.
You can combine exercise and sport science with other sport programmes such as sport management and coaching, exercise prescription and training, or science programmes such as physiology and human nutrition.
You could work in a wide range of areas including teaching, coaching, sports, fitness and health.
Some examples are:
The Bachelor of Science (Hons) (Exercise and Sport Science) is a prestigious qualification that students frequently pursue when aspiring to a research or academic career and planning to undertake doctoral study.
A Ministry of Education report found that:
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