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Bachelor of Clinical Excercise Physiology
Bachelor of Clinical Excercise Physiology

Bachelor of Clinical Excercise Physiology

  • ID:GU610094
  • Level:4-Year Bachelor's Degree
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  • Type:Full-time

Fees (AUD)

  • TuitionFee/Year:$33,500.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$12,000.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:$609.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:$33,500.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$12,000.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:$609.00
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements

Prerequisites: English, English as an Additional Language, Literature or English & Literature Extension (Units 3&4, C)

English Requirements

English language requirements apply to International applicants and other applicants whose previous study was undertaken in a language other than English. The minimum English language requirements for such applicants for entry to this program are as follows:

  • A minimum overall band score of 7.0 on IELTS (Academic) with no sub-score of less than 6.5

  • OR a minimum score of 580 on TOEFL

  • OR an internet-based (iBT) TOEFL score of 92 (no score less than 22)

  • OR no score less than 4 in each skill of the ISLPR (conducted by ISLPR Language Services only)

  • OR a minimum overall score of 185 (no score less than 176) on C2 Proficiency (formerly Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English)

English test results must be no more than two years old.

Course Information

This degree includes advanced coursework in the exercise sciences, combined with a minimum of 500 hours of professional practice. You'll be prepared for work in a range of professional areas as a dual-accredited Exercise Scientist and Exercise Physiologist. Your deeper knowledge of the human body and how exercise affects it will enable you to assess, design and deliver exercise-based programs that improve health and performance, prevent chronic conditions, and treat or manage a range of health conditions.


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Year 1

You must complete the following courses:

  • Foundations of Exercise and Sports Science - 1001AHS

  • Cells, Tissues and Regulation - 1014MSC

  • Anatomy and Physiology Systems I - 1016MSC

  • Introduction to Psychology 1 - 1001PSY

  • Introductory Biomechanics - 1008AHS

  • Foundations of Exercise and Sports Science II - 1003AHS

  • Anatomy and Physiology Systems II - 1017MSC

  • Health Challenges for the 21st Century - 1205MED

Year 2

You must complete the following courses:

  • Exercise, Health and Disease - 2004AHS

  • Neural Basis of Movement - 2006AHS

  • Musculoskeletal Biomechanics - 2007AHS

  • Musculoskeletal Anatomy - 2010AHS

  • Physiology of Exercise - 2001AHS

  • Motor Learning and Control - 2009AHS

  • Research Methods and Statistics - 2013AHS

  • Free-choice elective

Year 3

You must complete the following courses:

  • Clinical Exercise Testing - 3004AHS

  • Exercise Programming and Prescription I - 3005AHS

  • Exercise and Sport Psychology - 3009AHS

  • Exercise Science Practicum - 3006AHS (see Note 1)

  • Clinical Pharmacology for Allied Health - 2011PHM

  • Neuromuscular Pathophysiology - 3601AHS

  • Exercise Programming and Prescription II - 3013AHS

  • Exercise Sports Nutrition - 3138AHS

Note 1: Students must undertake 3006AHS in Year 2/Trimester 3 or Year 3/Trimester 1.

Exit point: Students may elect to exit this program with the Bachelor of Exercise Science after successfully completing 240 credit points as outlined above for the first three years of this program.

Year 4

You must complete the following courses:

  • Exercise for Clinical Populations I - 4601AHS

  • Exercise for Clinical Populations II - 4602AHS

  • Professional Practice in Exercise Physiology I - 4603AHS

  • Professional Practice in Exercise Physiology II - 4604AHS

  • Professional Practice in Exercise Physiology III - 4605AHS

  • Exercise Physiology Practicum - 4606AHS

Free-choice electives

You may select free-choice electives from the list below or any Undergraduate free-choice elective/s offered across the University provided prerequisites are met. If you require guidance please liaise with your Program Director.

  • Business Decision-Making - 1008GBS

  • Sport Management Principles - 2309THS

  • Innovation, Creativity and Entrepreneurship - 2043IBA

  • Self-Marketing - 3029MKT

  • Innovation and Entrepreneurship - 3608QCA

  • Athlete Management Principles - 2220THS (not offered in 2021)

  • Sport Marketing - 3323THS

  • Essential Skills for the New Health Professional - 3025MSC

  • Fitness Practicum I - 3011AHS

  • Fitness Practicum II - 3012AHS

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

Students who graduate from this program will be prepared to work in the fields of Exercise Science and Exercise Physiology.

Exercise Scientists can gain employment in the fields of: community recreation, fitness or sports; clinical measurements in the field of cardiac; respiratory and sleep medicine; rehabilitation, sports or recreation management; strength and conditioning; or occupational health and safety.

Accredited Exercise Physiologists are allied health professionals equipped with the knowledge, skills and competencies to design, deliver and evaluate safe and effective exercise interventions for people with acute, sub-acute or chronic medical conditions, injuries or disabilities. Pathology domains covered by the services of Accredited Exercise Physiologists include cardiovascular, metabolic, neurological, musculoskeletal, cancers, kidney, respiratory/pulmonary and mental health, and any other conditions for which there is evidence that exercise can improve the client's clinical status.

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Overseas Student Health Cover

OSHC: 609 ($) AUD per year

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