Discipline of Biokinetics, Exercise and Leisure Sciences

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Welcome to the Discipline of Biokinetics, Exercise and Leisure Sciences

If you’re passionate about health, wellness and fitness, get moving towards an exciting career through the UKZN’s 3-year Bachelor of Sport Science degree.

Our Bachelor of Sport Science addresses both sport and health aspects in its comprehensive approach to the study of exercise and movement.

You can choose your electives to match your interests and career goals, from:

  • Biokinetics and Exercise Science – analysing and improving performance, health, and participation in sport and exercise.
  • Leisure Sciences – analysing and improving health and wellness through leisure and recreational services.

Thereafter, you have a choice to further your degree. Apply for the one-year Honours in Sport Science degree. We offer 3 honours specialisations:

Biokinetics: improving an individual’s physical status and quality of life through individualised assessment and exercise prescription in the dual context of clinical pathology (acute and chronic) and performance

Exercise Science: analysing and improving performance, health, and participation in sport and exercise

Leisure Science: analysing and improving health and wellness, through the holistic understanding of human movement, particularly physical activity and leisure services

For more information, please contact Prof Rowena Naidoo, Email: naidoor3@ukzn.ac.za.