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Australian Catholic University (ACU)

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Bachelor of Exercise Science/Bachelor of Applied Public Health

  • Bachelor

This double degree combines core curricula from Exercise Science with that of Applied Public Health.

Key details

Degree Type
Bachelor
Duration
4 years full-time, 8 years part-time
Course Code
079442K
Study Mode
In person
Intake Months
Mar
Fees
$8,305 per year / $33,220 total

About this course

This double degree combines core curricula from Exercise Science with that of Applied Public Health. Exercise Science core content provides an extensive knowledge base of how the human body works, from a psychological, anatomical, physiological, motor control and biomechanical perspective. Applied Public Health core content delivers a background in factors that determine health at the community and population level, and how these can be shaped to effect improvements in health. The studies in Outdoor Recreation enable the application of this core knowledge base in the community and across populations through various settings, and allow students to understand the need for increased nature based play and engagement. There is a strong body of contemporary research that highlights the importance of the natural environments and their contribution to health and wellbeing. Participation in these activities also offers the participants opportunities to engage in risk assessment, safety management and activities which build resilience. From a public health perspective, children, youth, and families must have the opportunity to incorporate the key concepts of risk, protection, and resilience in their lives to develop and maintain healthy life choices and wellbeing.

Study locations

Melbourne, VIC

Graduate outcomes

Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Health Services & Support courses at Australian Catholic University (ACU).
90.5%
Overall satisfaction
90.5%
Skill scale
76.7%
Teaching scale
74.9%
Employed full-time
$61.7k
Average salary