24 months
34100 AUD/year
22800 AUD/year
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If you’re a working graduate, with a few years’ experience under your belt, but looking for career progression, a career change or simply wish to expand your knowledge base - then the Master of Sport and Exercise Science (Research) from University of Canberra is the perfect game changer for you. 

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This 2-year, full time course will help develop your research and analytical skills and enable you to focus on study topic that is of interest to you. You will then get to research and develop a working thesis based on this topic, under the guidance of experienced academic mentors– and eventually go on to produce a document that could go on to influence industry practices both on and off the field.

By the end of this course you will not only possess the knowledge, skills and the qualifications to have your work recognised at a global industry level, more importantly you will also have the confidence to move seamlessly into a Ph.D. pathway.

Study a Master of Sport and Exercise Science (Research) from University of Canberra and you will:

  • develop academic analytical and research skills
  • study a research topic of your choice
  • produce a working thesis and present it for peer review
  • improve your academic knowledge and confidence
  • network extensively within a co-operative industry
  • strengthen your knowledge of sport and exercise science theory and practice
  • improve individual and team development objectives
  • have your work contribute to professional sport and exercise literature
  • be exposed to high a level of industry contacts

Career opportunities

A Master of Sport and Exercise Science (Research) qualification is an internationally recognised qualification and opens many doors. In addition, the thesis that you develop will add value to overall Sport and Exercise knowledge and practices at the highest level. As such, graduates can often choose a range of employment opportunities in areas such as:

  • strength and conditioning
  • sport organisations
  • government
  • exercise science
  • sport marketing
  • sponsorship
  • public relations
  • management of sports, recreation and leisure clubs
  • advisory roles in the public and private sector.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


48 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A recognised undergraduate degree in a relevant field, preferably at honours level, or equivalent from a recognised tertiary institution with demonstrated capacity and/or aptitude for research

CRICOS Code: 083325C 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    34100 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 34100 AUD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    22800 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22800 AUD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Canberra

1425 - 2504 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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