Through the Bachelor of Human Movement, you will develop a holistic understanding of the impact exercise and physical activity has on the biological, psychological and social parameters of human life across populations and environments.
You will study a variety of subjects including anatomy, physiology, exercise physiology, psychology, growth and development, motor learning and control, biomechanics, nutrition and health. You will also learn practical skills and communication skills to facilitate effective interaction with a range of clients and peers, undertake client screening, conduct laboratory and field testing, design and implement exercise and training programs, and appraise and interpret scientific research.
You can align your studies with your career aspirations through streams in exercise and sport science, health and physical education, health promotion, rehabilitation, advanced exercise and sports science, sports coaching, nutrition and outdoor education.
For more information on where this program can take you, visit our Active Careers page.
Graduates who complete the required prerequisites may be eligible for graduate entry programs including teaching, physiotherapy, occupational therapy and clinical exercise science. High achieving students may also pursue honours, leading to research degrees and careers in academia.
Self-employed holistic Health & Wellness Coach
Bachelor of Applied Science (Human Movement and Health Studies)
Kirsty loves how the Human Movement program provided her with deep knowledge and credibility in the health industry, as well as the flexibility to discover what she was truly passionate about. As a self- employed holistic Health and Wellness Coach, Kirsty keeps a jam-packed schedule.
“I feel that my university qualification has always been a huge advantage, giving me a ‘leading edge’. I am more widely respected by both potential clients and employers for my heightened knowledge and commitment.”
Kirsty’s career highlights are inspiring and showcase the diversity of career outcomes open to Human Movement graduates.
“I am truly grateful to have had a few particular standout opportunities thus far; working on Channel 9’s BIG: Extreme Makeover 2011, training celebrity Mel B, and working with Body+Soul across a number of years.”
† This is based on the total number of units for this program where one EFTSL is expressed as 36 units.