As an exercise scientist, you’ll be helping people achieve peak performance, optimal health and wellbeing. So, if you’re passionate about sports, exercise, and health — sport and exercise science is for you.
You’ll study in state-of-the-art facilities, including fully equipped exercise science labs, gymnasiums and learning spaces. Our lecturers are experts in their fields with close links to industry, and you can benefit from unique industry experience, opportunities in institutes of sport, elite sporting clubs, health centres, gyms and outdoor education providers.
“I had an incredible experience at ACU, and I attribute that to the staff, mentors, and friends I’ve made along the way.
I loved the practical components of my course and the opportunities presented to me. I was given the chance to do an internship at the North Melbourne Football Club through their relationship with ACU.”
Dr Cormack is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Exercise Science at ACU. Prior to this role, he spent 14 years working in the Australian Football League, including eight years as the Fitness Coach at the West Coast Eagles highlighted by two Grand Final appearances and winning the 2006 AFL Premiership. In addition, Dr Cormack spent four years as a Strength and Conditioning Coach at the Australian Institute of Sport where he worked with a number of elite athletes in a variety of team and individual sports in preparation for the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games.
Stuart received his PhD from Edith Cowan University and is actively involved in applied sports science research, including supervision of a number of postgraduate students. He has published numerous papers in scientific journals and co-authored several book chapters. Dr Cormack regularly presents at sports science and coaching conferences in addition to providing consultancy support to various organisations.
It is a misconception that teenagers are the only ones who will benefit from attending Open Day.
At Open Day there are a lot of things to see and people to talk to. Here are a few essential Open Day events by faculty.
Books, fees, living expenses – costs can be a factor when considering study. But it shouldn’t stop you from pursuing your goals.
Luckily, we offer a range of scholarships to commencing and continuing students. They recognise everything from rewarding academic achievement to supporting equality. And with nearly 400 scholarships on offer, and the opportunity to apply for as many as you like, it pays to check your eligibility.
We believe great work that makes a positive impact should be recognised – and rewarded. So if you are regularly volunteering, we invite you to apply for our Community Achiever Program (CAP). If you are accepted into the program, you’ll receive an offer into an undergraduate degree as early as August. And you’ll become part of ACU’s CAP community.