Duration

3 Years full-time (or part-time equivalent)

Commencing 2016

Semester 1
Semester 2

Program level

Undergraduate

Units

48

Faculty

Health & Behavioural Sciences

Location

St Lucia

Delivery mode

Internal

Course list

View the Course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Bachelor of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences.

Entry requirements

OP/Entry Rank 2016

8/84 - B Exercise & Nutrition Science
2/98 - B Ex&NutritionSc/M Dietetics

Don't have the OP or rank?

QTAC Code(s)

720102 - B Exercise & Nutrition Science
720102 - The UQ OP Guarantee Scheme applies to this program

729602 - B Ex&NutritionSc/M Dietetics
729602 - The UQ OP Guarantee Scheme does not apply to this program

Prerequisites

Year 12 English, plus either Biology, Chemistry or Physics.

From 2018, Maths A, B or C will also be required.

Don't have the subject requirements?

AQF level

AQF level 7

Fees for Australian students

Commonwealth Supported Place 2016:

Indicative annual fee 2016: AUD$ 8684

Indicative annual fees are calculated on the basis of two full-time semesters only. Actual annual fees may vary in accordance with your choices of majors and electives and whether you study in Summer Semester. Tuition fees are indexed each year. The indexation rate is fixed 18 months in advance of a particular academic year thereby allowing you to plan your finances ahead of time. The University's intent is that fee rate increases will be kept to a minimum and that indexation rates will remain stable wherever possible. Since 2007, on average, the indexation rate has been 4%.

How to apply

Applications must be lodged via the Queensland Tertiary Admissions Centre.

Closing Date

To commence study in semester 1 - January 31 of the year of commencement.

How to apply

Enquiries for Australian students

School of Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences

Email: hmns@uq.edu.au

Phone: 07 3365 6240

Web: http://www.hmns.uq.edu.au

Duration

3 Years full-time

Commencing 2016

Semester 1

Program level

Undergraduate

Units

48

Faculty

Health & Behavioural Sciences

Location

St Lucia

Delivery mode

Internal

Course list

View the Course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Bachelor of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences.

Entry requirements

Prerequisites

Year 12 English, plus either Biology, Chemistry or Physics.

From 2018, Maths A, B or C will also be required. View the equivalent qualifications for international students.

CRICOS Code: 073759D

English Proficiency

IELTS overall 6.5; reading 6; writing 6; speaking 6; listening 6. For other English Language Proficiency Tests and Scores approved for UQ, view the English proficiency policy.

View the entry requirements for international students.

AQF level

AQF level 7

Fees for International students

Indicative annual fee: AUD$ 32365

Indicative annual fees are calculated on the basis of two full-time semesters only. Actual annual fees may vary in accordance with your choices of majors and electives and whether you study in Summer Semester. Tuition fees are indexed each year. The indexation rate is fixed 18 months in advance of a particular academic year thereby allowing you to plan your finances ahead of time. The University's intent is that fee rate increases will be kept to a minimum and that indexation rates will remain stable wherever possible. Since 2007, on average, the indexation rate has been 4%.

How to apply

Applications must be lodged via the Online Application Form.

Closing Date

To commence study in semester 1 - November 15 of the previous year for Category 1 and 2 countries; October 15 of the previous year for Category 3 and 4 countries.

Apply Online

Enquiries for International students

International Student Advisor

Phone: Outside Australia: + 61 3 8676 7004
Within Australia (Free Call): 1800 671 980

Online Enquiries: www.uq.edu.au/international/enquiry

Web: http://www.hmns.uq.edu.au

Why study the Bachelor of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences?

This program offers a flexible 3 year program with a broad coverage of topics in exercise, nutrition and applied sciences.

Students seeking a clinical career (treating or testing patients) may complete this program and then, subject to entry requirements, enrol in a clinical postgraduate degree such as the Doctor of Medicine, Master of Dietetics Studies, Master of Physiotherapy Studies or Master of Clinical Exercise Physiology.

Students seeking a non-clinical career may complete this program and then, subject to entry requirements, enrol in a postgraduate degree such as a Master of Sports Coaching, Master of Public Health, Master of Occupational Health and Safety Science or Graduate Diploma in Education.

For students seeking Provisional Entry to the Doctor of Medicine, the Bachelor of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences is a preferred pathway, providing future medical practitioners with a solid grounding in applied sciences, biomedical sciences, health behaviours and preventive health through exercise and nutrition sciences.

This degree can lead to a variety of graduate entry roles in exercise, fitness, health and nutrition and serves as an important entry point into a research career.

What you can study

Courses

See the course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Bachelor of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences.

Honours

Honours is available as an additional year of study.

How to apply

Entry requirements for Australian students

OP/Entry Rank 2016
8/84 - B Exercise & Nutrition Science
2/98 - B Ex&NutritionSc/M Dietetics

QTAC Code(s)
720102 - B Exercise & Nutrition Science
729602 - B Ex&NutritionSc/M Dietetics

Prerequisites

Year 12 English, plus either Biology, Chemistry or Physics.

From 2018, Maths A, B or C will also be required.

How to apply

Applications must be lodged via the Queensland Tertiary Admissions Centre.

Click here for application procedures for Australian students.

Closing date

To commence study in semester 1 - January 31 of the year of commencement.

Entry requirements for International students

View the entry requirements for international students.

Prerequisites

Year 12 English, plus either Biology, Chemistry or Physics.

From 2018, Maths A, B or C will also be required. View the equivalent qualifications for International students.

Visa requirements

CRICOS Code: 073759D

English proficiency

IELTS overall 6.5; reading 6; writing 6; speaking 6; listening 6. For other English Language Proficiency Tests and Scores approved for UQ, View the English proficiency policy.

How to apply

Applications must be lodged via the Online Application Form.

Apply Online

Closing date

To commence study in semester 1 - November 15 of the previous year for Category 1 and 2 countries; October 15 of the previous year for Category 3 and 4 countries.

Please check your country's category with the Department of Immigration and Border Protection.

What it costs

Fees for Australian students

Commonwealth Supported Place 2016:

Indicative annual fee 2016: AUD$ 8684

Indicative annual fees are calculated on the basis of two full-time semesters only. Students' actual annual fees may vary in accordance with their choices of majors and electives and whether they study in Summer Semester. The University reviews fees annually.

Fees for International students

Indicative annual fee: AUD$ 32365

Indicative annual fees are calculated on the basis of two full-time semesters only. Actual annual fees may vary in accordance with your choices of majors and electives and whether you study in Summer Semester. Tuition fees are indexed each year. The indexation rate is fixed 18 months in advance of a particular academic year thereby allowing you to plan your finances ahead of time. The University's intent is that fee rate increases will be kept to a minimum and that indexation rates will remain stable wherever possible. Since 2007 the indexation rate has remained at or less than 4%.

To calculate the fees for any program, you will first need to choose the courses you wish to complete. To see all courses available please refer to the course list.

Fees calculator

Select the Fees Calculator to guide you through a series of options allowing you to select details of courses you are interested in studying to estimate your fees for a semester.

Fee rules

View the 2016 Fee Rules.

What you can do with a Bachelor of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences

Careers

Many graduates combine a Bachelor of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences with a postgraduate qualification to prepare for specialised health careers whilst others use their skills to gain employment within the exercise, fitness, health and nutrition sectors. With further study, and subject to entry requirement, this degree is your pathway into a wide range of careers.

Clinical careers (after further study), such as:

Non-clinical careers (after further study), such as: Completion of a Honours year and a PhD may lead to an academic career in the university sector.

To find out about where a career in Exercise and Nutrition Sciences can take you, visit Careers in Health.

While this degree may be accredited by an official industry accreditation body in Australia, completion of the degree may not result in graduates receiving automatic accreditation. Please contact the relevant registration body for details of any conditions for accreditation.

Program Rules and Requirements

To complete the Bachelor of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences

To complete the Bachelor of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, a student must complete a requisite number of courses chosen from the course list and according to the Rules for the program.

Students should be aware of the University of Queensland rules, particularly the General Award Rules, which govern the conduct of UQ programs. Students will find a link to the General Award Rules, and other University rules, on the University Rules page.

A student is required to obtain #48 from the BENS course list. Please refer to the program rules for further information.

See the course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Bachelor of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences.

Program Rules for the Bachelor of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences