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Spotlight: Deakin ranked world’s best for sports science

Written by Caromes Tan, June 2017

Overview: Deakin University

Open your world with Deakin University. At Deakin, you are joining thousands of international students from all around the world. As a highly ranked university, we take pride in industry-based learning, innovative teaching and excellent graduate outcomes

Join the Deakin community (Deakin University, 2017, p. 1):

“At Deakin, we do things differently. We believe that learning extends far beyond the classroom, so we provide students with an incredible experience across every facet of university life. We live and breathe a spirit of innovation and optimism. We foster a diverse, progressive community. We shape dynamic, curious thinkers for the real world. At Deakin, our students don’t just dream about the future – they learn how to shape it”.

Faculty of Health – School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences – Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science Overview

As the sporting industry and ageing population in Singapore is growing, there is an increased focus on health and active lifestyles because physical activity can help prevent and manage many diseases. Therefore, there is a growing demand of experts in sport and exercise science. Exercise and sport are directly linked to the Health Promotion Board-Singapore (Health Promotion Board, 2017) prevention and intervention strategies and the Singapore Sports Council’s (Sport Singapore, 2017) commitment to Singapore’s sport performance.

Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science

“The Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science is nationally recognised and the field-leading degree of its type in Victoria. The major focus of the course and your learning is to improve performance, health and participation of individuals, athletes and teams through training, coaching and advice”. - 

School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences (Deakin University, n.d.)

The course is also recognised by Exercise and Sport Science Australia and Physical Activity Australia (Deakin University, n.d.).

Career opportunities: Coaching and fitness industries, sports administration, facility management, community health and wellness, rehabilitation, and sport science. Other employment opportunities include private and government agencies, professional sporting bodies and more!

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Start your course and career exploration with Deakin. It allows you to start with courses to find careers, or start with a career to find courses that can lead to it. You can find the right courses and careers by what matters to you and what you are interested in.


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