Study abroad and incoming exchange

Want to study at one of Australia’s leading education and research centres in kinesiology (human movement) and nutrition sciences?

The University of Queensland’s School of Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences offers study abroad and incoming exchange students the opportunity to take high-quality courses in kinesiology (human movement), exercise and sport sciences, nutrition sciences and the sociocultural aspects of sport from award-winning teachers.

You will gain an international perspective on your field of study and broaden your skills and knowledge to better prepare you for your future studies back home.

Whilst you are here you will experience UQ’s worldclass sporting facilities, vibrant campus lifestyle, and wide range of social and cultural activities.

Would you like to learn more about the role exercise and nutrition play in the prevention and management of chronic diseases such as obesity and type 2 Diabetes? Understand how nutrition can be used to enhance exercise performance? Acquire practical skills in developing exercise programs to improve health and fitness? Learn about Australian sport history? Or, discover the phenomenon of physical culture and how it engages (or otherwise) youth around the world? We can build a customized study plan suited to your areas of interest.

The courses below are some of UQ’s most popular nutrition and sport sciences, and sport studies courses for study abroad and incoming exchange students. Many of these courses include hands-on laboratory work, field trips and research experiences that will help bring theory to life.

Additional courses may be available depending on previous study.

Popular study abroad courses at HMNS:

  • Physical Activity and Health
  • Biophysical Foundations of Human Movement
  • Psychology of Sport & Exercise
  • Biomechanics
  • Sport and Physical Activity in Society: Historical to Contemporary Perspectives
  • The Olympic Movement & Society
  • Health & Fitness through Diet & Exercise
  • Motor Control & Learning
  • Exercise Physiology
  • History of Sport and Physical Activity in Australian Society
  • Sociocultural Foundations of Human Movement

Incoming Exchange

If your university has an international exchange agreement with The University of Queensland, you can apply to study for 1 or 2 semesters as an exchange student and undertake course in the School of Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences.

Find out more about the Incoming Exchange Program.

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