Bachelor of Science (BSc) majoring in Exercise Sciences

Your BSc programme will consist of a number of courses worth 15 points each, totalling 360 points. 

You must complete the following courses plus a capstone course in your final year of study. The capstone course is a student-led project where you integrate and apply your learning to a real-world problem in your chosen major or specialisation. For Exercise Sciences we recommend the capstone course, EXERSCI 399. For other capstone options, see our Capstone courses page

45 points:

45 points:

45 points:

or the following pathway:

Applied Exercise and Sport Sciences

45 points:

90 points:

90 points:

You can use our degree planners to help you plan the courses you need to take for your BSc. To find the most up to date Exercise Sciences (General pathway and Applied Exercise and Sports Sciences pathway) degree planners, go to the Science degree planners page

If you began your degree prior to 2019 we recommend you seek advice to make sure you are taking the correct courses.


Doing a double major with Exercise Sciences

If you choose to do a double major in your BSc, we recommend the following subjects to complement Exercise Sciences: Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Computer Science, Physics, Physiology, Psychology and Statistics.

Preparing for your Exercise Sciences major

Some students will feel more prepared for our Exercise Sciences courses if they have already studied certain subjects in high school.

Find out which school subjects will help you feel prepared by reading our Subject guide for school students.

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