Postgraduate

Graduate Diploma in Exercise Rehabilitation

Enhance your knowledge and skills in exercise rehabilitation by completing a Graduate Diploma in Exercise Rehabilitation.

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 you 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 you 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.

Further Study

On successful completion of the Graduate Diploma, students are eligible to apply for a master's by coursework or research.
On successful completion of the Graduate Diploma, students are eligible to apply for a master's by coursework or research.

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 – Commonwealth supported students

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

Course Credit Points
48
Average Annual Fee - 2019
$8,786.00
Typical Fee Range - 2019
$6,566.00 - $10,958.00

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
48
Total Course Fee - 2018
$39,300.00

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's degree with a major in Human Movement, Sport Science or Exercise and Health, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA;
and
(b) the equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of at least 60 per cent;
and
(c) either:
(i) Sport Scientist accreditation with Exercise and Sports Science Australia (ESSA); or
(ii) a completed Graduate Entry Assessment with ESSA

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

The Graduate Diploma in Exercise Rehabilitation offers you the opportunity to gain a qualification in a specific area of professional training. Successful completion will satisfy the requirements necessary for specialist Exercise Physiologist accreditation by Exercise and Sports Science Australia. Following completion of undergraduate studies in Sport Science, Exercise and Health, the Graduate Diploma provides you with the knowledge and expertise to specialise in the delivery of exercise for the prevention and management of chronic diseases and injuries.

About The Course

The course is designed to provide a holistic understanding of the use of exercise as a way to treat musculoskeletal and cardiovascular problems. This course offers you the opportunity to gain a qualification in a specific area of professional training. Some of the core units include exercise and health psychology, cardiac rehabilitation, paediatric exercise rehabilitation and more.
Graduate Diploma in Exercise Rehabilitation

Quick Details

Status
  • Available 2019
Locations
  • Perth
Attendance
  • Full-time
  • Part-time
Delivery
  • On-campus
Starting dates
  • Semester 1
Weekly contact time
  • For information regarding course contact hours and requirements refer to relevant details in the UWA Handbook.
Level of study
  • Postgraduate
Course Code
  • 50380
CRICOS code
  • 078225E
Graduate Diploma in Exercise Rehabilitation
Status
  • Available 2019
Locations
  • Perth
Attendance
  • Full-time
  • Part-time
Delivery
  • On-campus
Starting dates
  • Semester 1
Weekly contact time
  • For information regarding course contact hours and requirements refer to relevant details in the UWA Handbook.
Level of study
  • Postgraduate
Course Code
  • 50380
CRICOS code
  • 078225E
Full time/part time duration
  • 1 year
Degrees course is available in
  • Graduate Diploma in Exercise Rehabilitation

Course Accreditation

The Graduate Diploma in Exercise Rehabilitation 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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