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Clinical Exercise Physiology, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 18 months
University rank #401 (WUR) ,
This Masters degree looks at how exercise is used as a preventative, prescriptive and rehabilitative process for complex and chronic disease, work-related injuries and to promote good health.


The Master of Clinical Exercise Physiology will develop knowledge and skills in:

  • anatomy
  • physiology
  • biomechanics
  • motor control and learning
  • psychology.

As an exercise physiologist, you will understand what’s involved in:

  • exercise testing and prescription
  • movement analysis
  • sport performance
  • mental well-being.

This specialisation will provide professional training, skills, competencies and clinical practicum hours needed for accreditation by the Exercise and Sports Science Australia (ESSA).

Career Paths

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 included:

  • Occupational Assessment and Rehabilitation Rehabilitation 
  • Neurological Analysis, Prescription and Rehabilitation
  • Lifestyle and Exercise Counselling
  • Musculoskeletal Analysis, Prescription and Rehabilitation
  • Cardiometabolic Analysis and Rehabilitation
  • Responsible Clinical Practice

                Detailed Programme Facts

                • Programme intensity

                  You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

                  • Full-time duration 18 months
                  • Average part-time duration 36 months
                • Credits
                  120 alternative credits
                • Languages
                  • English
                • Delivery mode
                  On Campus

                English Language Requirements

                You only need to take one of these language tests:

                • Minimum required score:


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                • Minimum required score:


                  The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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                Academic Requirements

                  • CRICOS Code: 076036D

                  You will need to gather certified copies of all the necessary documents for your application. These documents include:

                  • academic qualifications (transcripts and completion certificates)
                  • passport
                  • evidence of English proficiency
                  • any other documents which can support your application, such as evidence of work experience, professional registration and reference letters that are relevant to your course

                    Tuition Fee

                    • International

                      22720 AUD/year
                      Tuition Fee
                      Based on the original amount of 22720 AUD per year and a duration of 18 months.
                    • National

                      7258 AUD/year
                      Tuition Fee
                      Based on the original amount of 7258 AUD per year and a duration of 18 months.
                    We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

                    Living costs for Melbourne

                    • 1501 - 2660 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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