Sports Medicine

University of Queensland

12 months
40640 AUD/year
36400 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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The Sports Medicine master offered at the University of Queensland is a comprehensive program about diagnosing, treating and managing exercise-related injuries.


This 16-unit coursework and research program in Sports Medicine from University of Queensland has been created specifically for registered general practitioners who want to advance their knowledge and skills in sports medicine.

Develop the clinical knowledge, research and practical skills for evidence-based practice in sports medicine to treat a wide range of athletes and sports people.

Gain the knowledge to provide a comprehensive and interdisciplinary approach to prevention, treatment and management of different types of sporting injuries.L

earn from highly practical and industry relevant assessment projects that can be customised to your own development needs in sports, exercise and musculoskeletal medicine.

Career outcomes

Graduates of the Master of Sports Medicine are equipped with high-level knowledge and skills for evidence-based practice in sports medicine. An understanding of the fundamental principles of sports medicine and its applications will serve as an important backdrop across numerous clinical settings.

Graduates are well placed to treat different types of people and different types of injuries and may find employment in:

  • rehabilitation clinics and hospitals
  • healthcare clinics
  • sports medicine clinics, sports academies and institutes
  • sporting associations and professional teams
  • private practice
  • health and fitness centres
  • government departments
  • professional associations and not-for-profit organisations.

Other graduates use the Master of Sports Medicine to further their research ambitions and proceed to enrol in a Master of Philosophy or PhD program, where they continue developing their research skills and make significant contributions to knowledge.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Principles of Sports Medicine
  • Special Groups in Sports Medicine
  • Upper Limb, Head, Neck and Trunk Sport Injuries
  • Lower Limb and Lumbar Region Injuries in Sport Medicine
  •  Clinical Exercise Science for Sports Medicine
  •  Research Project in Sports Medicine
  • Introduction to Epidemiology
  • Introduction to Biostatistics
  • Clinical Epidemiology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




16 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

 CRICOS Provider No: 00025B

  • An approved degree in medicine and 2 years full-time (or equivalent) post-qualification clinical practice. Applicants must hold registration as a medical practitioner in country of practice.
  • The minimum GPA to be considered for admission into this program is 4.0

Tuition Fee

  • International

    40640 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 40640 AUD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    36400 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 36400 AUD per year and a duration of 12 months.


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Sports Medicine
University of Queensland