Bachelor of Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences
- Gain expertise in your field of interest with majors available in nutrition sciences, sports coaching, or sporting cultures.
- Learn alongside a cohort of like-minded future health professionals at a world-leading university for sports-related subjects.
- Graduate ready for the workplace with the option to complete 50 hours of placement as part of your program.
- Build the foundations for a successful career in health and beyond by combining your degree with one of 4 other UQ programs, including Tourism, Hospitality and Event Management; Business Management; Journalism; and Arts.
Tailor your studies to suit your goals. This program offers these options:
- Nutrition Sciences
- Sporting Cultures
- Sports Coaching
How you'll learn
Your learning experiences are designed to best suit the learning outcomes of the courses you choose.
- Work placements
- Online study
- Research experience
Placements and work experience
What you'll study
At UQ, degrees are called 'programs' and subjects are called 'courses'. Here's a sample of the courses you could study in this program:
- Health and Fitness Through Diet and Exercise
- Psychology of Sport, Physical Activity and Health
- Indigenous Studies for Sport, Exercise, Nutrition and Education
- Nutrition, Sport and Physical Activity Management - Industry Placement
Double your skills and your opportunities with a dual degree. You can study the Bachelor of Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences as a part of these dual programs:
Our programs prepare you for your first job and beyond. Depending on which major you choose, here are some of the careers you could be on your way to:
- Nutrition assistant
- Fitness and weight loss consultant
- Health and well-being consultant
- Sports journalist
- Events manager
- Health policy analyst
- General English subject (Units 3 & 4, C), and
- General Mathematics, Mathematical Methods or Specialist Mathematics (Units 3 & 4, C), and
- one of Biology, Chemistry or Physics (Units 3 & 4, C).
English language requirements
IELTS overall 6.5; reading 6; writing 6; speaking 6; listening 6. For other English Language Proficiency Tests and Scores approved for UQ
TOEFL iBT (including Paper Edition) - Overall 87, listening 19, reading 19, writing 21 and speaking 19.
PTE Academic - Overall Score of 64 and 60 in all sub bands.
BE - A minimum overall grade of 4 plus a minimum grade of C in all macro skills.
CES - Overall 176 and 169 in all sub bands.
OET is not accepted.
There are other ways to meet the English language requirements. For some programs, additional conditions apply.
International students who are accepted into full-time study in the Bachelor of Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences are eligible to apply for an Australian student visa (subclass 500).
There are a number of requirements you must satisfy before a visa is granted, including the genuine temporary entrant (GTE) requirement.
Need help meeting the entry requirements?
We can help you meet the minimum entry score, subject prerequisites or English language requirements for your preferred program.
If you haven't studied the prerequisites or need to improve your entry score, we can help.
Additional application information
Fees and Scholarships
Indicative annual fee
Domestic places in the Bachelor of Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences are Commonwealth Supported. This means the cost of your education is shared between you and the Australian Government.
Instead of tuition fees, Commonwealth Supported students pay what are called student contribution amounts.
HECS-HELP is an Australian Government loan scheme to assist eligible students with the cost of their student contribution amounts.
The Australian Government offers a number of income-support payments to eligible Australian university students.
You may be eligible for more than 100 scholarships, including:
How to apply
If you’re studying Year 12 in Australia, go to the QTAC website to check the closing date for this program.
If you’re applying to UQ, the closing date for this program is:
- To commence study in semester 2 - May 31 of the year of commencement.
- To commence study in semester 1 - November 30 of the previous year.
To learn more about UQ dates, including semester start dates, view the Academic Calendar.
Applying to university can be both exciting and daunting, which is why we’ve tried to make the process as simple as we can.
We have several schemes in place to improve your chances of getting a place at UQ.
A rank or score doesn’t determine your potential.
If you're not offered a place in your first-choice program – or if you don't meet the entry requirements – you still have a number of options.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants
For support with applying - or if you have any questions about Uni - get in touch with our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies Unit.