A snapshot of the Bachelor of Health Science (Fitness)
- Course duration
3 years full time or part time equivalent
- Study mode
Face to face with selected subjects available online
- Online learning
Selected subjects available online
Online subjects are taught with a viable cohort of students. If the cohort is not the right size for interactive learning students may be asked to attend on campus.
4 March 2019
FEE-HELP approved (for domestic students)
Payment plans & direct payment available
Tuition payment arrangements must be confirmed upon admission to the college.
- Transfer credit
An applicant may apply for an assessment of their prior learning at the time of applying for entry to an award course of the college.
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An overview of the Bachelor of Health Science (Fitness).
About the course
The Bachelor of Health Science (Fitness) course allows you to concentrate your studies in health science with a fitness major to appeal to your interests and career aspirations. You will build a comprehensive understanding of human biomedical science underpinned by fitness industry skills. Plus it will provide the practice of this knowledge in client assessments and in designing, implementing and evaluating exercise programs.
Launch your career in the fitness industry
Graduating with a solid health science base and your knowledge of fitness principles, you will enjoy a range of career options and potential for continued career growth. It's a hands-on degree where you will gain specialist vocational training to prepare you to work with a wide range of people with varying fitness levels, abilities and ages.
The Bachelor of Health Science (Fitness) is divided into three major study areas.
- The Determinants of Health (Core) Stream introduces students to health promotion principles and provides an understanding of the social, psychological and cultural factors influencing general health and wellbeing.
- The Bioscience (Core) Stream provides a background in the structure and function of the human body and explores the concepts of exercise physiology.
- The Fitness (Major) Stream provides students with the professional skills of a fitness and personal trainer focusing on the principles of exercise prescription for all populations.
Discover where a Bachelor of Health Science (Fitness) degree can take you.
It is an excellent option for those looking to become a high-level professional fitness leader working in the health and fitness industry. The course is also relevant to practicing or potential personal trainers and fitness professionals seeking to broaden their skills.
Regardless of whether you want to focus on training just one person or a group of athletes, the Bachelor of Health Science (Fitness) will arm you with the skills you need to be a success. Combining scientific techniques with specialised fitness movements, students will get the opportunity to understand the complexities of the human body while learning how to get the best out of their clients.
High Performance coach
Health or Fitness Researcher
Further study options
Strength & Conditioning Training
High Performance Sport