M.Res. On Campus

Exercise Science (Research)

Murdoch University

24 months
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The Exercise Science (Research) MRes program offered at Murdoch University will develop your knowledge and skills in clinical exercise physiology and allow you to undertake world-leading research in the field of exercise science.


Exercise science is a growing discipline within Australia and worldwide. In this Master degree you’ll develop your skills in prescribing exercise to individuals with complex and chronic conditions while developing your research skills.

This issue may range from needing to improve sports performance in elite athletes, to personalising an exercise program aimed at improving health in individuals living with chronic conditions or diseases.

This Exercise Science (Research) MRes program offered at Murdoch University will benefit graduates of sports and exercise programs looking to develop both clinical and research skills, or those hoping to proceed to higher degrees but lacking in the conventional background.

Career opportunities

Pursue a variety of roles in both public and private health care environments, sports academies, institutes of sports, sports science labs and professional and amateur sporting clubs. You could also work in a range of industries including the private sector, universities, and government institutions.

Careers could include:

  • Sports and Exercise Scientist
  • Strength and Conditioning Coach.
  • You can also use this course as a pathway to undertake a Doctor of Physiology.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation
  • Metabolic Rehabilitation
  • Neuromuscular Rehabilitation
  • Advanced Topics in Exercise Physiology
  • Research Methods for Exercise Science
  • Literature Review and Research Proposal in Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences
  • Exercise Science Research Practicum
  • Thesis in Exercise Science

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

CRICOS Code: 096788J

  • Minimum Bachelor Degree (AQF level 7 or international equivalent) in Exercise Science, Sport Science or related discipline.

Tuition Fee

  • National: Commonwealth supported

Living costs for Perth

1328 - 2367 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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