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Bachelor of Exercise and Sports Performance

Program overview

If you are a keen sportsperson, exercise fanatic, or interested in learning about the way humans move; a degree in Exercise and Sports Performance will enable you to put this passion into practice.

Bond’s Bachelor of Exercise and Sports Performance lays the foundations for a fast-paced career in sport, athletic performance, exercise, or health science. You will be exposed to real-world learning through small group work and active learning.

Drawing on the faculty expertise from the Health Sciences and Medicine, Society and Design and Bond Business School, the Bachelor of Exercise and Sports Performance combines the anatomical sciences and physiology of sports performance with the flexibility to tailor your studies to your interests in complementary areas such as entrepreneurship and innovation, sport management or tourism and events management.

The program is delivered at the Bond Institute of Health & Sport, where you will gain exceptional, high-quality practical experience in our award-winning high-performance gym, health science laboratories and sport research laboratories.

Gain career-ready experiences and complete the Bachelor of Exercise and Sports Performance in just two years, making this the fastest pathway to careers in physiotherapy, occupational therapy and nutrition and dietetics.

Program code: CC-60028

CRICOS code: 0100510

Program overview

If you are a keen sportsperson, exercise fanatic, or interested in learning about the way humans move; a degree in Exercise and Sports Performance will enable you to put this passion into practice.

Bond’s Bachelor of Exercise and Sports Performance lays the foundations for a fast-paced career in sport, athletic performance, exercise, or health science. You will be exposed to real-world learning through small group work and active learning.

Drawing on the faculty expertise from the Health Sciences and Medicine, Society and Design and Bond Business School, the Bachelor of Exercise and Sports Performance combines the anatomical sciences and physiology of sports performance with the flexibility to tailor your studies to your interests in complementary areas such as entrepreneurship and innovation, sport management or tourism and events management.

The program is delivered at the Bond Institute of Health & Sport, where you will gain exceptional, high-quality practical experience in our award-winning high-performance gym, health science laboratories and sport research laboratories.

Gain career-ready experiences and complete the Bachelor of Exercise and Sports Performance in just two years, making this the fastest pathway to careers in physiotherapy, occupational therapy and nutrition and dietetics.

Program code: CC-60028

CRICOS code: 0100510

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About this program

The Bond University Bachelor of Exercise and Sports Performance 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. Focusing on real-world learning, this program is delivered by teaching staff through significant practical experience and authentic assessment to maximise employment outcomes for graduates. This program allows you the flexibility to tailor your studies to your interests and career aspirations by choosing from a range of subdisciplines, including biomechanics; exercise testing, prescription, and delivery; or physiology and biochemistry of exercise, as well as electives in entrepreneurship and innovation, sport management, and tourism and events management.

This program is primarily delivered at the Bond Institute of Health and Sport, where you will gain high-quality and practical learning experiences through our National Strength and Conditioning Association-accredited High-Performance Training Centre. These facilities provide sports science testing, training, and recovery services to state, national and international athletes and teams. The program prepares graduates for exciting career opportunities in exercise and sports performance, including strength and conditioning, and provides an accelerated undergraduate pathway to graduate-entry studies, including physiotherapy, occupational therapy, nutrition, dietetic practice, and high-performance sports science.

What you'll be studying

  • Semester 1

    You will begin your journey by understanding the foundations of human physiology and be introduced to the sub-disciplines of exercise and sports science. You will complete one of three core university subjects providing you with essential skills in critical thinking and communication.

Program features

  • Pathway to further study

    With Bond’s three-semester-per-year timetable, you can complete the Bachelor of Exercise and Sports Performance in just two years and progress seamlessly into our postgraduate health sciences programs for another two years, making this the fastest pathway to a career in physiotherapy, occupational therapy and nutrition and dietetics.

  • Learn by doing

    Complete a Capstone Project in your final semester, where you will undertake work placement and integrate practical application of your knowledge, skills, and attributes across the range of exercise and sport sciences. You will be equipped with the relevant skills you need to go out and succeed in your industry of choice.

  • Access premier facilities

    Students have unrivalled access to the Bond Institute of Health & Sport (BIHS) for a range of classes and activities, a state-of-the-art second campus designed specifically for studies across these disciplines. Gain practical experiences within the National Strength and Conditioning Association accredited (Strength of America) Bond University High-Performance Training Centre, used by elite athletes and teams across a number of sports, for a hands-on learning experience throughout your degree.

  • Tailor your degree

    Design the degree that suits your unique career goals and access a range of complementary electives including entrepreneurship, innovation, advertising, big data, tourism, and events management.

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Hear from our Bondies

  • "What makes this program so exciting is its flexibility. Students can learn the science of exercise and sport, but then customise their program in line with their career ambitions by choosing from 15 majors including marketing, big data, entrepreneurship and innovation, global studies and tourism management – to name just a few."

    Associate Professor Vernon Coffey - Head of Program
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Hear from our Bondies

  • "What makes this program so exciting is its flexibility. Students can learn the science of exercise and sport, but then customise their program in line with their career ambitions by choosing from 15 majors including marketing, big data, entrepreneurship and innovation, global studies and tourism management – to name just a few."

    Associate Professor Vernon Coffey - Head of Program
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