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Charles Sturt University
Charles Sturt University

Welcome to the School of Exercise Science, Sport and Health (SESSH)

The School of Exercise Science, Sport and Health (SESSH) (formerly the School of Human Movement) has established itself as a national leader in providing programs in Exercise and Sport Science, Sports Journalism and Clinical Exercise Physiology.

Rob RobergsThe School prides itself on teaching excellence in the core areas of exercise science, backed by a multidisciplinary and cutting edge research profile. The School aims to provide students with the skills and knowledge needed in a dynamic and modern employment sector. Our graduates have a distinguished record in gaining employment in all facets of the sports and exercise. The School provides support to regional athletes through the Western Region Academy of Sport (WRAS) enabling our students to engage in practical work relevant to the profession.

Our teaching and research facilities are second to none and all students have the opportunity to develop a range of skills which enhance the theoretical components of their training.

If you are interested in exercise and physical activity and would like to explore your options with us, I encourage you to make your way through our website or simply call us or if you prefer, click on this link to videos which outline the various employment paths from our degree in Exercise Science.

Shaping the future of clinical exercise physiology 

The postgraduate Master of Clinical Exercise Physiology (Rehabilitation) has been accredited by Exercise and Sports Sciences Australia (ESSA) under the National University Course Accreditation Program (NUCAP). This course is the only accredited Masters-level program in clinical exercise physiology delivered by distance education. More details are available here in the CSU News release.

High employment rates in Exercise Science

We believe that Exercise Science students from Charles Sturt University are well prepared for the professions with employers holding our graduates in high esteem. The employment record for our course graduates is very high, at 86%. This is an achievement we as a School are extremely proud of and it reflects the combination of academic excellence, practical application, skill development and the compulsory professional practice subjects.Students with an instrutor in a human movement class.

Exercise and sports Science programmes are made up of a number of different disciplines including:

  • Exercise Physiology
  • Biomechanics
  • Motor Control
  • Exercise and Sport Psychology
  • Physical Activity and Health

Career options in Exercise and Sports Science are limitless and earning potential for graduates is amongst the best on offer. Graduates of Exercise and Sports Science (ESSA) degrees are highly sought after on the international stage, so why not see the world whilst developing and furthering your career.