Bachelor's Degree + Undergraduate Unit
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3 years full-time
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The Bachelor of Health Science (Nutrition and Exercise), offered by UniSA Online, takes a holistic approach to nutrition and exercise. Enabling students to turn their passion for health into a career, the course combines theoretical and practical learning to provide students with the skills to improve people's wellbeing.
Throughout the degree, you'll learn how diet and exercise affect all aspects of life, from biological effects to the psychological and social impact. You'll explore methods of managing and improving diet and nutrition, as well as ways to make lifestyle changes, increase physical activity and improve performance.
Nutrition, exercise, sport and health courses are complemented by additional areas of study, such as professional communication in the health industry and project management for health and wellness.
Study Nutrition and Exercise on Demand with UniSA Online
Applicants are required to meet one of the following criteria with a competitive result:
Higher education study
Vocational Education Training (VET)
Work and life experience
Recent secondary education
In order to complete your application, we will ask you to provide supporting documents as proof of your prior study or work experience.
In this health degree, the subjects you may study include:
Studying with UniSA Online means you can Study On Demand. You'll gain around the clock personalised support to assist you on your learning journey. Technical issues? Nervous about a looming assessment? Gain on-demand access to their helpful and dedicated team.
Whether you need help with assignments, referencing, administrative or technical support, you’ll have on-demand access to the UniSA Online team who’ll be there to support you, every step of the way.
Students will have access to the UniSA Online ‘Study Help’ hub which is packed with loads of resources, workshops and support services. With online tutor support available seven days a week, you’ll be able to get help when you need it. If you’ve got a question related to your course, you can expect to receive a response in 24 hours. You’ll also be able to retrieve a range of resources through their virtual ‘Ask the Library’ service.
Gain full control over your study and gain a career focused qualification when you learn with UniSA Online!
Upon successful completion of this degree you will receive a Bachelor of Health Science (Nutrition and Exercise) from UniSA Online.
Students graduate with a dual skill set encompassing expertise in both nutrition and exercise, placing them in high demand within the health industry. Graduates may pursue careers in a number of areas, from improving individuals' wellbeing to creating community-wide health programs emphasising nutrition and fitness.
Wondering where a career in health could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:
If you are an Australian citizen, you may be eligible to receive a government HECS-HELP loan, meaning you can defer payment of your fees.
Alternatively, you can pay your degree fees upfront.
This course can be paid for through the HECS-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, you may not need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees directly to the provider on your behalf. You'll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $55,874 (2017-18 income year).
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