M.Sc. On Campus Online

Sport and Exercise

University of Southern Queensland

24 months
37600 AUD/year
28240 AUD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
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The Sport and Exercise program from the University of Southern Queensland is designed for graduate students to expand their knowledge and skills to apply the science of sport and exercise and develop interventions that improve sport performance, health, and fitness, and assist in the prevention of chronic diseases. 


  • Alongside professional placements, your studies will cover many aspects of sport and exercise science, including anatomy and physiology, psychology, strength and conditioning, exercise prescription, and programming and delivery.
  • You can choose between two different pathways of study:
    • Research Project track — This will provide you with research skills and allows you to develop a research thesis through a project in your chosen disciplinary application area.
    • Research Training track — This will allow you to develop your research capability and gain specialised skills to prepare for a professional career in science.

Career outcomes 

  • As a graduate of the Sport and Exercise program from the University of Southern Queensland you can expect to find employment in areas such as health and physical activity promotion, as a sports coach, gym manager, recreation officer, personal trainer, sports development officer, or work within sports tourism, community sport and recreation, and promotion of sport performance among athletes.
  • The Master of Science (Sport and Exercise) may also provide a pathway for PhD studies in sport science, elite sport performance, and clinical disciplines.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Exercise Physiology

  • Advanced Biomechanics       

  • Advanced Motor Control and Learning     

  • Advanced Exercise Assessment and Delivery        

  • Advanced Exercise Programming and Rehabilitation    

  • Strength Training and Conditioning 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • The Sport and Exercise specialisation is not available to international overseas students. Courses with a mandatory residential school will be held at USQ Ipswich.


16 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS: 078596M  

  • 3-year Bachelor degree from an Australian university or equivalent. 
  • or
  • equivalent professional work experience, as determined through the Credit and Exemption procedure.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    37600 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 37600 AUD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    28240 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28240 AUD per year during 24 months.
  • Commonwealth supported: AUD 7950
  • International Online: AUD 37600

Living costs for Toowoomba

1200 - 2000 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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