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Health and Exercise Sciences

The Discipline of Health and Exercise Sciences (HES) hosts the Bachelor of Health Sciences degree, the Bachelor of Exercise Science degree and the Master of Exercise Physiology degree.

We initiate a student journey of discovery through the Australian Health Care system and provide exposure to a number of professions within the health industry.

Our graduates are recognised by industry leaders for:

  • being job-ready;
  • having obtained the fundamental skills and competencies to be an effective allied health team member;
  • demonstrating strong analytical and communication skills; and
  • a solid understanding of the Australian healthcare system and its disciplines.

We also ensure that our graduates arrive well prepared for postgraduate study.

Our academic staff are committed to providing high quality teaching programs to students across a range of disciplines. They are also successful in their chosen fields of research, both nationally and internationally.


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Study with us

Embark on a transformational tertiary journey through the Australian healthcare system and its health professions.  

Acquire the fundamental skills to help the community and make a difference.

Transition into postgraduate study with our flexible and multi-disciplinary study options and pathways.



Our research

Our team of highly qualified academics engage in multi-disciplinary health research contributing to a better social future.

Current research activites include areas of Aboriginal health, obesity, nutrition, education and physical activity.