Why choose this program?

This program has been withdrawn and will not be available for commencing (new) students after Semester 1-2013.

Students currently enrolled in this program (continuing students) will be able to complete their studies and graduate with this award.

Prospective (future) students interested in this area are referred to the Bachelor of Exercise Science/Bachelor of Psychological Science (1421).

This innovative program combines exercise science studies with professional grounding in the core topics of psychology to help you develop the skills and knowledge to apply psychological theories to topics such as motivation, stress, attitudes, health, criminal activity, teaching skills, occupational behaviour, working conditions and organisational structures.

You'll be able to evaluate and understand tests that measure intellectual, behavioural and emotional states. By learning advanced interpersonal skills and the principles of counselling, you will gain the foundation skills to assist people with personal, health, vocational and social difficulties.

This degree will provide a thorough knowledge in the basic and clinical sciences so you understand the exercise response when working in the areas of health, rehabilitation and sport. The combined degree provides a pathway to practise as a sports psychologist following further study.