Postgraduate

Master of Exercise Science

Enhance your skills and knowledge of exercise science by completing the Master of Exercise Science with a specialisation in either Sport and Exercise Science or Sport and Recreation Management

Contact us

Address

Student Central

The University of Western Australia(M355) 35 Stirling Highway Perth Western Australia 6009

Telephone

(+61 8) 6488 3939

Country callers

1800 653 050

Email

[email protected]

Hours

8.30am – 5pm AWST, Monday – Friday

Frequently asked questions

Careers and further study

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

Career Pathways

This degree is designed for professionals interested in further study who are seeking to familiarise themselves with recent developments in the field, or to enhance their intellectual and research skills.
This degree is designed for professionals interested in further study who are seeking to familiarise themselves with recent developments in the field, or to enhance their intellectual and research skills.
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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

Course Credit Points
48
Annual Credit Points
96
Annual Fee - 2017
$23,100.00
Total Course Fee - 2017
$46,200.00
Annual Fee - 2016
$22,378.00
Total Course Fee - 2016
$44,756.00

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.

Admission requirements

The University of Western Australia welcomes applications from international and domestic students. If you’re interested in studying this course, find out the admission details below.

Admission Requirements

To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have—
(a) a relevant bachelor's degree, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA;
or
(b) a Graduate Diploma in Exercise Rehabilitation, a Graduate Diploma in Sport and Recreation Management, or a Graduate Diploma in Work, Health and Safety, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA.

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 Master of Exercise Science will expose students to advanced level units within the various sub-disciplines that are informed by the latest research developments and contemporary professional practice. These sub-discipline studies may include: clinical, sport and occupational biomechanics; exercise physiology; motor learning and control; sport, exercise, health and coaching psychology; physical activity promotion; and sport and recreation marketing and management.

About The Course

Several units involve developing advanced technical and measurement skills. Most units offer opportunities for students to plan, prepare and conduct small research projects and then analyse these data and report findings in written and oral formats. Skills in literature searching, synthesising the results of these published papers and comparing one's own data within this context are embedded.
Master of Exercise Science

Quick Details

Status
  • Available 2017
Locations
  • Perth
Attendance
  • Full-time
  • Part-time
Delivery
  • On-campus
Starting dates
  • Semester 1, Semester 2
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
  • 52510
CRICOS code
  • 064927A, 064927A, 081429M, 081429M
Master of Exercise Science
Status
  • Available 2017
Locations
  • Perth
Attendance
  • Full-time
  • Part-time
Delivery
  • On-campus
Starting dates
  • Semester 1, Semester 2
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
  • 52510
CRICOS code
  • 064927A, 064927A, 081429M, 081429M
Honours Available
  • Yes

Course Structure

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

Previous specialisations in a) Biological science and b) Behavioural science are no longer relevant; hinder the progress of students; and cannot be used to obtain ESSA accreditation as an Exercise Physiologist.

Specialisations changed to a) Sport and Exercise Science; and b) Sport and Recreation Management.
Master of Exercise Science

About the student experience on this course

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