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Active Careers

Guide to careers in Health, Exercise and Sport

Health Science 
(Public Health)

  • Complete more than 200 hours of industry placements and projects
  • Tailor your degree with a minor or elective courses to your interests
  • Learn how to improve the health and wellbeing of populations and communities
  • Study content aligned to the needs of Australia’s health industry


Meet Michael Contibas

Clinical Trial Coordinator
SAHMRI and Royal Adelaide Hospital
UniSA Health Science graduate

Human Movement

  • Access state-of-the-art facilities
  • Complete an industry placement giving you hands-on experience
  • Select a study stream aligned with your career goals
  • Benefit from postgraduate pathways including teaching, Occupational Therapy and Physiotherapy


Meet Kirsty Welsh

Health & Wellness Coach
Conscious Movement
UniSA Human Movement graduate

Exercise & Sport Science

  • Learn from Australia’s leading exercise scientists and high performance coaches
  • Engage with industry through more than 140 hours of placement
  • Eligible to apply for membership as an accredited exercise scientist with Exercise and Sports Science Australia (ESSA)


Meet Daniel Rogers

UniSA PhD Candidate
Port Adelaide Football Club
UniSA Health Honours graduate

Clinical Exercise Physiology

  • SA’s only Bachelor degree qualifying you as an accredited exercise  physiologist by Exercise and Sports Science Australia (ESSA) in 4 years
  • Learn in dedicated laboratories and clinic facilities on campus with a dedicated honours degree
  • Benefit from more than 600 hours of clinical placement experience


Meet Georgia Perkins

Exercise Physiologist
Helping Hand, UniSA Clinical Exercise Physiology graduate