Postgraduate

Master of Clinical Exercise Physiology

This program will develop your knowledge and skills in preparation for work in the allied health industry.

Careers and further study

Take your studies to a new level with a postgraduate degree and discover what career opportunities lie ahead.

Career Pathways

The course will prepare students for work in the following areas:
(a) Clinical Practice – e.g., Rehabilitation practitioner within
the private sector or hospital clinics;
(b) Corporate – e.g., Company in-house rehabilitation specialist
or injury management coordinator;
(c) Government – e.g., Case manager, Insurance Commission.
The course will prepare students for work in the following areas:
(a) Clinical Practice – e.g., Rehabilitation practitioner within
the private sector or hospital clinics;
(b) Corporate – e.g., Company in-house rehabilitation specialist
or injury management coordinator;
(c) Government – e.g., Case manager, Insurance Commission.
This course could lead to these

Career Opportunities

Further Study

Students completing this degree may have the option to pursue further studies in research.
Find out about our world-class research at UWA Science Global.
Students completing this degree may have the option to pursue further studies in research.
Find out about our world-class research at UWA Science Global.

Fees and scholarships

Learn more about the fees that apply to you for this course. For fee type definitions and further assistance, see the Fee Calculator Help page. You can also search our database for scholarships that are relevant to you or this course.

Domestic Fees

Postgraduate - fee paying students

Annual course fees are calculated based on a standard annual study load of 48 credit points.

Course Credit Points
96
Total Course Fee - 2018
$47,800.00

Scholarships

Scholarships are available to students from a diverse range of backgrounds, including academic achievement, financial need, educational disadvantage, leadership and community service, artistic or sporting achievements, and being from a rural or remote area.

Cost of living

There are a few things to consider before applying to study at university. One could be your cost of living. This can depend on factors such as lifestyle, accommodation, tuition fees, medical insurance, textbooks and more. For an indication of expenses and average costs, see our Cost of living page.
International Fees

Postgraduate – onshore students

Annual course fees are calculated based on a standard annual study load of 48 credit points.

Course Credit Points
96
Total Course Fee - 2017
$76,000.00
Total Course Fee - 2018
$78,600.00

Scholarships

Scholarships are available to students from a diverse range of backgrounds, including academic achievement, financial need, educational disadvantage, leadership and community service, artistic or sporting achievements, and being from a rural or remote area.

Cost of living

There are a few things to consider before applying to study at university. One could be your cost of living. This can depend on factors such as lifestyle, accommodation, tuition fees, medical insurance, textbooks and more. For an indication of expenses and average costs, see our Cost of living page.

Admission requirements

If you’re interested in furthering your career by studying this postgraduate degree, find out the admission details below.

Admission Requirements

To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have—
(a) a Bachelor of Science with a major in Sport Science and/or Exercise and Health, or equivalent as recognised by UWA;
or
(b) a bachelor's degree in physiotherapy from a recognised tertiary institution;
or
(c) a relevant bachelor's degree in a related field of study from a recognised tertiary institution that included foundation units in the majority of the following sub-discipline areas: biomechanics, motor control and learning, exercise physiology, sport and exercise psychology, human growth and development and human anatomy.

Ranking and Selection Process

Where relevant, admission will be awarded to the highest ranked applicants or applicants selected based on the relevant requirements.

English competency

English is the language of instruction and assessment at UWA and you will need to meet the English language requirements of the University to be eligible for a place.

How to apply

Ready to apply for this postgraduate course? Follow the steps and you’ll be on your way to joining us at UWA.

Course details

This course is designed to provide a holistic understanding of the use of exercise as a modality in the treatment of musculoskeletal, cardiovascular, metabolic and other chronic and complex conditions. You can structure a course which is best tailored to your future requirements and area of specialisation.

About The Course

Depending on the applicant’s background knowledge from their previous studies at bachelor level, this master's course may be undertaken as a 72-point (three semester) or 96-point (four semester) program, or the part-time equivalent.

The course comprises seven core units which address the major knowledge and skill components for this allied health profession, as well as opportunities for mentoring and knowledge application within a series of clinical placements. There is also scope for developing a level of specialisation via the selection of five elective units.

For students wishing to make the transition to exercise and sport science from other cognate disciplines, this course makes provision for up to 24 points of conversion units, selected on advice from the course coordinator.
Domestic students may be eligible for a Commonwealth supported place within this course. This course has been approved by the Department of Social Services for Student Support Payments. Eligible students can receive Youth Allowance, Austudy or Pensioner Education Supplement. Further information can be found on the Department of Social Services website.
Master of Clinical Exercise Physiology

Quick Details

Status
  • Available 2018
Locations
  • Perth
Attendance
  • Full-time
  • Part-time
Delivery
  • On-campus
Starting dates
  • Semester 1
Weekly contact time
Level of study
  • Postgraduate
Course Code
  • 73520
CRICOS code
  • 089267D
Master of Clinical Exercise Physiology
Status
  • Available 2018
Locations
  • Perth
Attendance
  • Full-time
  • Part-time
Delivery
  • On-campus
Starting dates
  • Semester 1
Weekly contact time
Level of study
  • Postgraduate
Course Code
  • 73520
CRICOS code
  • 089267D
Full time/part time duration
  • 2 years
Degrees course is available in
  • Master of Clinical Exercise Physiology - Coursework

Course Structure

Postgraduate coursework degrees and combined (coursework and research) degrees comprise a number of units. Refer to the course structure for more information.

Course Accreditation

The Master of Clinical Exercise Physiology is a National University Course Accreditation Program (NUCAP) accredited course. Graduates may apply to Exercise and Sports Science Australia (ESSA) within two years of completing the course for credentialing as an Accredited Exercise Physiologist (AEP).
CRICOS Code: 00126G
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