You are viewing this page as a domestic student.
Change to International

You are a domestic student if you are an Australian citizen, a New Zealand citizen or the holder of an Australian permanent visa.

You are an international student if you do not meet the classification of a domestic student.

Get a head start on your career today with Exercise & Sports Science and Nutrition

Bond University’s Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science and Master of Nutrition and Dietetic Practice enables you to become both an accredited exercise scientist and an accredited dietitian.

The Bachelor of Exercise and Sports Science equips you with an understanding of health and human movement including healthy ageing, chronic disease prevention, athlete preparation, health promotion and nutrition.  It provides a strong foundation for the Master of Nutrition and Dietetic Practice, enabling you to explore areas of study such as anatomy and physiology, biochemistry, biomechanics, motor learning and control, as well as sports nutrition and exercise prescription and planning for both athletic and non-athletic populations.

Graduate with two degrees in four years

The Master of Nutrition and Dietetic Practice is designed to produce highly competitive graduates with comprehensive clinical, food service, public health and sports dietetic skills in both national and international healthcare environments, as well as possessing a solid business acumen and research experience. 

As a student dietitian at Bond University, you will benefit from interactive workshops with industry experts, personalised mentoring from academics, and exposure to food, health and business settings throughout the duration of the program.  In addition, you will complete an international nutrition placement abroad to obtain a global perspective on nutrition and dietetics.

The Bachelor of Exercise and Sports Science and the Master of Nutrition and Dietetic Practice are each comprised of 6 semesters delivered over 2 years, with the two sequential degrees being 12 semesters in total.  Dependent on the semester of commencement, with University’s three semesters-per-year schedule, these two programs can be completed in just over 4 years.

To take up this package first make an application to the Bachelor of Exercise and Sports Science, then email [email protected]   and a Bond Staff member will assist to add the second part of the package to your application.

Key features

  • Graduate with two degrees in four years
  • Both degrees offer a high level of practical experience through internships and placements
  • Taught in the award winning Bond Institute of Health and Sport

About the program

TitleBachelor of Exercise and Sports Science​Master of Nutrition and Dietetic Practice​
ModeOn CampusOn Campus
Duration2 years2 years
Starting semesters

January 2018

May 2018

Program typeBachelors degreeMasters Extended
Study areaHealth SciencesHealth Sciences
Program codeCC-60025CC-63041
CRICOS code080641D089734D
Credit for prior studyFor more details on applying for credit, please contact the Student Business Centre: [email protected]

Graduates of the program will be able to apply their skills and experience across a range of areas including:

  • Clinical dietetics
  • Sports nutrition
  • Private practice
  • Food service management
  • Corporate health and wellness
  • Nutrition communications and media
  • Community and public health nutrition
  • Nutrition and dietetic research
  • Exercise and sports scientist
  • Strength and conditioning coach

Graduates may be eligible to progress to further post-graduate research, leading to potential career options in research organisations and academia.

Please visit Recommended Course Structures for guidance on study plans.

Bachelor of Exercise and Sports Science

The Bachelor of Exercise and Sports Science program comprises 24 subjects, as follows:

University core subjects (3)

Foundation subjects (6)

Introductory specialist subjects (8)

Advanced specialist subjects (7)

A student must complete the Bachelor of Exercise and Sports Science with a minimum GPA of 1/4 (equivalent to 4/7) in order to progress to the Master of Nutrition and Dietetic Practice.  Students must also complete any compliance requirements.  

Master of Nutrition and Dietetic Practice

Semester 1 (May start)

Semester 2

Semester 3

Semester 4

Semester 5

Semester 6

*Subject names and structure may change

The total program fees for the Bachelor of Exercise and Sports Science and Master of Nutrition and Dietetic Practice are:

  • $100,920 + 85,056 = $185,976
  • $101,928 + 88,872 = $190,800

When considering the fees associated with your studies, keep in mind that Bond’s accelerated schedule means you can finish your degree sooner and be out in the workforce up to a year earlier than if you went to another university.

This time saving also represents a substantial reduction in accommodation and living costs, plus a full year of extra earnings.

Find out your financing options and other costs to consider.

Academic requirements

Applicants with recent secondary education (within the past two years)

Applicants must meet the University's general minimum admission criteria.

In addition, this program requires successful completion of:

  • English, and
  • Mathematics at the level of Mathematics A or equivalent; and
  • One (1) of Physical Education or Biology or Chemistry or Physics or Science 21 or equivalent. 

A student must complete the Bachelor of Exercise and Sports Science with a minimum GPA of 1/4 (equivalent to 4/7) in order to progress to the Master of Nutrition and Dietetic Practice, as well as complete any compulsory compliance requirements.

To take up this package first make an application to the Bachelor of Exercise and Sports Science, then email [email protected]  and a Bond Staff member will assist to add the second part of the package to your application.

The following table provides comparative information for those students admitted into this program wholly or partly on the basis of OP/ATAR in January semester 2017.

ATAR based offers only, across all offer roundsATAR (OP in QLD)
(Excluding adjustment factors)
Selection Rank
(ATAR/OP plus any adjustment factors)
Highest rank to receive an offerOP1/ATAR 9999
75th percentile rank to receive an offer #N/PN/P
Median percentile rank to receive an offer #N/PN/P
25th percentile rank to receive an offer #N/PN/P
Lowest rank to receive an offerOP13/ATAR 7576

Note: #N/P - indicates figure is not published if less than 25 ATAR-based offers made.

Visit our student profile if you are interested in the profile of all students who commenced undergraduate study at Bond University in the January semester 2017.

International secondary school students

For more information for International Students, including the International Baccalaureate, please go to the International Secondary School equivalency page.

A student must complete the Bachelor of Exercise and Sports Science with a minimum GPA of 1/4 (equivalent to 4/7) in order to progress to the Master of Nutrition and Dietetic Practice, as well as complete any compulsory compliance requirements.

Please lodge a Direct Entry Application Form for Undergraduate Study, accompanied by documented proof of your English language proficiency.

To take up this package first make an application to the Bachelor of Exercise and Sports Science, then email [email protected]  and a Bond Staff member will assist to add the second part of the package to your application.

English language proficiency requirements

As tuition is delivered in English, all international students will be required to provide documented evidence of the required level of proficiency in the English language. Read more detailed information on English Language Proficiency Requirements for university study..

Credit for prior study

Subject credits may be awarded for previous studies. To apply for credits, you will need to submit academic transcripts including detailed course outlines/subject descriptions for each relevant subject and/or certified copies of testamurs to the Office of Future Students.

Key dates

Bond University calendar

The Bachelor of Exercise and Sports Science not only includes a high level of practical experience within the classroom but also features a minimum of 140 hours internship experience in a variety of sport, exercise and healthcare environments as required for accreditation as an Exercise Scientist.

Through your internships during the Master of Nutrition and Dietetic Practice, you will develop competence in the areas of medical nutrition therapy, food service dietetics, and community and public health nutrition, plus an additional setting based on your area of dietetic interest. This may include sports nutrition, private practice, food industry, corporate health, food and health charities, aged care, nutrition communications and media, or paediatric nutrition.

In addition, you will complete an international nutrition placement abroad to obtain a global perspective on nutrition and dietetics.

The Master of Nutrition and Dietetic Practice is currently provisionally accredited by the Dietitians Association of Australia (DAA). A graduate of this program is eligible to become a DAA member with dietetic qualifications, and to join the Accredited Practising Dietitian (APD) Program.

The University is required to maintain a current accreditation status as outlined in the DAA accreditation process which is outlined at www.daa.asn.au > Universities & recognition of qualifications > Accreditation of dietetic programs > Manual for accreditation of dietetic programs.