• Application Deadline
  • 6 months
    Duration
If you’re interested in the science of human movement, but not sure what specialty to focus on, then the 6-month, full time Graduate Certificate in Human Movement Science from University of Canberra is the perfect way to start your career path on the right foot.
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Overview

This Graduate Certificate in Human Movement Science from University of Canberra will boost your knowledge of functional anatomy, biomechanics and exercise physiology while setting the groundwork to allow your study to articulate into a variety of other sports related pathways.

This course also offers fantastic networking opportunities and satisfies the Australian Physiotherapy Association and Australian Association for Exercise and Sports Sciences’ requirements for entry into the Master of Physiotherapy and Master of Exercise Science programs.

Study a Graduate Certificate in Human Movement Science at UC and you will:

  • broaden the skills and knowledge you developed during an undergraduate science degree
  • learn functional anatomy, biomechanics and exercise physiology
  • conduct research with leaders in applied sport research
  • collaborate with major sporting organisations
  • bridge the gap between a biological or medical science bachelor’s degree and our Master of Physiotherapy, Master of Exercise Science and Master of Occupational Therapy program.

Career opportunities

Opportunities exist for Graduate Certificate in Human Movement Science graduates in the sporting organisation sector, including:

  • conducting sports science research
  • developing equipment and investigating its effectiveness
  • preparing marketing or development plans
  • conducting sports events for organisations
  • preparing media releases and information kits

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Regional Anatomy and Physiology 
  • Biomechanics 
  • Systemic Anatomy and Physiology
  • Advanced Functional Anatomy 
  • Physiology of Exercise 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 6 months
    • Duration description

      Standard one semester full-time or equivalent. Maximum four semesters.

  • Credits
    12 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Blended, Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    79

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General Requirements

  • A completed bachelor degree in a science discipline
CRICOS Code: 056140C

Tuition Fee

  • International

    36400 AUD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 36400 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 6 months.
  • National

    25900 AUD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 25900 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 6 months.
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Living costs for Canberra

  • 1425 - 2510 AUD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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