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Clinical Exercise Physiology

Deakin University 

18 months
37000 AUD/year
28800 AUD/year
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Study the Master of Clinical Exercise Physiology from Deakin University and benefit from exceptional teaching and employment outcomes in the sector. 

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 Master of Clinical Exercise Physiology from Deakin University  has a national reputation for teaching excellence, world-class facilities and graduate employability. This award-winning course creates a simple pathway towards becoming an Accredited Exercise Physiologist, and the 300-plus hours of industry experience you undertake will open the door to exciting opportunities.


Individuals with chronic conditions can now have treatments from an Accredited Exercise Physiologist (AEP) covered by Medicare and many private health insurers. This has increased the career opportunities for those with an AEP-recognised qualification, and puts graduates of this course in a strong position for career progression.

Your practical experience, technical knowledge and problem-solving skills will allow you to thrive in a variety of settings including:

  • hospital and clinic rehabilitation
  • occupational, community and sports rehabilitation
  • private practice
  • case management through compensable schemes such as Medicare, Worksafe and the TAC.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Mental Health and Exercise Behaviour
  • Exercise Physiology for Cardiopulmonary Disease
  • Exercise Physiology for Musculoskeletal Injury and Disease 
  • Exercise Physiology for Neurological and Neuromuscular Disease
  • Exercise Physiology for Metabolic Disease
  • Pre Clinical Practice

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines


12 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

The minimum entry requirements to this course are:

  • Bachelor degree in relevant area with eligibility for Exercise Scientist accreditation from Exercise and Sports Science Australia and
  • completion of 140 hours of exercise assessment, prescription and delivery for apparently healthy clientele, utilising the ESSA practicum logbook. 
  • Students are advised to aim for at least a Weighted Average Mark (WAM) of 65% or greater; however achieving 65% or greater WAM does not provide guaranteed entry into the course.
  • CRICOS code: 072823J 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    37000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 37000 AUD per year during 18 months.
  • National

    28800 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28800 AUD per year during 18 months.
  • $7,950 for 1 yr full-time - Commonwealth Supported Place

Living costs for Melbourne

1501 - 2659 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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