Deakin University - Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science
Deakin Universit's School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences has been ranked the world's best by ShanghaiRanking's Global Ranking of Sport Science Schools and Departments. One of the key programs is the Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science, which is nationally recognised and all graduates can apply for accreditation with ESSA as an Accredited Exercise Scientist (AES).
As well as traditional roles in the sport, exercise, coaching and fitness industry, students may pursue employment in sports administration, facility management, community health and wellness, rehabilitation or sport science. Other employment opportnities include local and state government agencies, professional sporting bodies, hospital and rehabilitation clinics, fitness and aquatic centres, private health and recreation centres, or large business organisations. The degree is also a common pathway to postgraduate study in areas such as clinical exercise physiology, physiotherapy and research.
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