Bachelor of Science in Sport and Exercise Science | UWC

APS Required



3 year(s)


Bachelor's Degree





  • Minimum 33 UWC APS
  • English: Code 4 (Home or First Additional Language)
  • Any other language: Code 3 (Home or First Additional)
  • Maths Code 4 or Maths Literacy Code 6
  • Life Sciences Code 4

Career Prospects

  1. Exercise Physiologist: Conduct fitness assessments, prescribe exercise programs, and provide lifestyle counseling to individuals and groups to improve health, fitness, and performance. Exercise physiologists work in fitness centers, hospitals, rehabilitation clinics, and corporate wellness programs, promoting physical activity and healthy lifestyle behaviors.
  2. Strength and Conditioning Coach: Design and implement strength training and conditioning programs for athletes and fitness enthusiasts to enhance athletic performance, injury prevention, and physical fitness. Strength and conditioning coaches assess athletes’ needs, develop training plans, and provide supervision and instruction during workouts and training sessions.
  3. Sports Scientist: Apply scientific principles and methodologies to optimize athletic performance, recovery, and injury prevention in sports and exercise settings. Sports scientists conduct physiological assessments, biomechanical analyses, and performance evaluations to support athletes, coaches, and sports teams in achieving their performance goals.
  4. Physical Education Teacher: Educate and motivate students to participate in physical activity, develop motor skills, and adopt healthy lifestyle habits through physical education classes and extracurricular sports programs. Physical education teachers design curriculum, lead activities, and assess students’ physical fitness and skill development in school settings.
  5. Sports Performance Analyst: Collect, analyze, and interpret data on athletes’ performance, training load, and competition outcomes to inform coaching decisions and enhance sports performance. Sports performance analysts use technology and analytics tools to track and monitor athletes’ progress, identify areas for improvement, and optimize training strategies and game tactics.
  6. Fitness Center Manager: Manage and operate fitness centers, gyms, or health clubs, overseeing staff, facilities, programming, and member services. Fitness center managers develop fitness programs, conduct assessments, and provide coaching and support to clients to help them achieve their fitness and wellness goals.
  7. Exercise Rehabilitation Specialist: Design and implement exercise programs for individuals recovering from injuries, surgeries, or chronic health conditions to restore function, mobility, and quality of life. Exercise rehabilitation specialists work in healthcare settings, rehabilitation centers, and sports medicine clinics, collaborating with healthcare professionals to support patients’ recovery and rehabilitation processes.
  8. Research Assistant/Technician: Assist with research studies and projects in sports science, exercise physiology, biomechanics, or related fields, collecting data, conducting experiments, and analyzing results under the supervision of researchers and faculty members. Research assistants contribute to advancing knowledge and understanding in sports and exercise science through scientific inquiry and discovery.
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