Exercise and Nutrition Sciences

Studying Exercise and Nutrition Sciences at UQ will prepare you with a pathway to your dream health career.

Use this dynamic 3-year degree as a stepping stone to becoming a frontline health professional such as a doctor, dietitian, physiotherapist or occupational therapist. Or, use it to pursue an exciting career in the exercise, nutrition, sport, education or public health sectors.

The Bachelor of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences will provide you with a comprehensive understanding of the human body. You will explore the strong link between exercise and nutrition sciences for preventive healthcare and optimum health and performance, and study key areas of applied and biomedical sciences. The knowledge and practical skills you gain during your studies will give you a solid foundation on which to build your heath career. This degree provides a flexible pathway with mid-year intake.

See where a degree in Exercise and Nutrition Sciences can take you

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John Osborne

"A degree in Exercise & Nutrition Sciences allows you to gain employment in a wide variety of sectors or use as a stepping stone to postgraduate study. You could work in exercise prescription, with the elderly, nutritional supplementation for elite athletes or even as a strength and conditioning coach. There are also opportunities to work overseas."