18 months
24824 AUD/year
8016 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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Start date


This Master of Clinical Exercise Physiology from Australian Catholic University provides advanced academic study in the discipline of clinical exercise physiology.  

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The Master of Clinical Exercise Physiology from Australian Catholic University  delivers a sequence of units in the context of clinical assessment and exercise as a preventative, prescriptive and rehabilitative process for acute, sub-acute and chronic injuries as well as non-communicable diseases and concomitant multimorbidities. This specialisation will provide professional training, skills, competencies and clinical experience needed for accreditation by Exercise and Sports Science Australia (ESSA).


Our graduates have pursued careers in: 

  • chronic disease management
  • musculoskeletal rehabilitation
  • return-to-work conditioning
  • primary prevention/wellness
  • health and fitness
  • strength and conditioning
  • workplace wellness
  • community health

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Clinical Assessment and Exercise for Chronic and Complex Conditions
  • Occupational Assessment and Rehabilitation
  • Clnical Assessment and Exercise for Neurological Conditions
  • Lifestyle and Exercise Counselling
  • Clnical Assessment and Exercise for Musculoskeletal Conditions of the Lower Limb
  • Cardiometabolic Analysis and Rehabilitation
  • Responsible Clinical Practice 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS: 076036D 

To be eligible for admission to the course, an applicant must meet the following criteria:

  • have completed a bachelor degree that is accredited by Exercise and Sports Science Australia (ESSA) at Exercise Science level, with one of the following:
  • a grade point average (GPA) of at least 4.6 on the ACU 7 point scale; or
  • evidence of substantial relevant industry experience for at least one year post-Bachelor graduation; or
  • have completed ACU’s Graduate Certificate in Exercise Rehabilitation for Sports Injuries.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    24824 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24824 AUD per year during 18 months.
  • National

    8016 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8016 AUD per year during 18 months.
  • $8016 CSP
  • A small number of postgraduate coursework degrees have Commonwealth supported places available; however, these are very limited. 

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.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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