Master On Campus

Exercise Physiology

University of Newcastle

24 months
35180 AUD/year
19995 AUD/year
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The Exercise Physiology program at the University of Newcastle is a unique, advanced and contemporary allied health program which aims to bring critical thinking and appraisal of evidence in exercise physiology and health practice to the forefront.

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Why study with us?

  • Advance your skills to increase employability – in addition to gaining specialised skills to ensure you are eligible for accreditation, you will study contemporary aspects of health and medical science that underpin clinical exercise physiology practice.
  • Strong projected demand for Exercise Physiologists locally – the Central Coast, Hunter and Greater Sydney regions are major employers of the Health Care and Social Assistance industries, so the demand for graduates with these specialised skills is expected to grow over the coming decade.
  • ERA 5, well above world standards for Human Movement and Sports Science research
  • Flexible study options – the majority of courses in this Exercise Physiology program at the University of Newcastle are delivered fully online or in a blended learning format to encourage active learning and allow you to achieve your Master of Exercise Physiology at a time that suits you.

Career opportunities

Exercise physiologists are employed in a wide range of health settings and serve the increasing needs of the ageing Australian population.

Graduates will develop the expertise to work as a self-employed Exercise Physiologist and/or contribute to a range of career options that require skills and knowledge in clinical exercise physiology, including government and private hospitals, aged care organisations, private practice Exercise Physiology clinics, and integrated health care settings.

Additional career opportunities include undertaking further research and/or education to further develop professional and advanced clinical skills.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Exercise Physiology Practice
  • Assessments and Interventions for Exercise Physiology
  • Exercise for Metabolic and Kidney Disease
  • Exercise for Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Diseases
  • Exercise Physiology Professional Practicum
  • Motivating Health Behaviour Change
  • Pharmacology of chronic conditions
  • Chronic Disease and Injury Control

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 72 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

It is recommended you submit your application a minimum of 12 weeks before your intended semester or trimester start date.


160 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS code: 102638B

  • Prior completion of an AQF7 Bachelor degree (or higher), or equivalent, in exercise and sport science that is accredited with Exercise and Sports Science Australia (ESSA)*
  • *If you have completed a non-ESSA accredited Bachelor degree in/or related to the field of exercise and sports science, you will also require a successful Graduate Entry Assessment from Exercise and Sports Science Australia (ESSA).
  • Students that have completed the Graduate Diploma in Exercise and Chronic Disease Management will not be allowed entry into the Master of Exercise Physiology unless they can demonstrate a successful Graduate Entry Assessment from Exercise and Sports Science Australia (ESSA).

Tuition Fee

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    35180 AUD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 35180 AUD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    19995 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19995 AUD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Newcastle

1333 - 2400 AUD /month
Living costs

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