Graduate Diploma of Exercise and Chronic Disease Management, Master | University of Newcastle | Newcastle, Australia
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Graduate Diploma of Exercise and Chronic Disease Management

12 months
Duration
38110 AUD/year
21125 AUD/year
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About

The Graduate Diploma of Exercise and Chronic Disease Management program at the University of Newcastle has been designed for graduates working in related fields such as Physiotherapy, Medicine, Occupational Therapy as well as Nutrition and Dietetics, who wish to develop broad and coherent knowledge and skills in the management of chronic disease conditions.

Overview

Why study with us?

  • ERA 5, well above world standards for Human Movement and Sports Science research. *
  • Designed for a range of health graduates seeking to develop broad and coherent knowledge and skills in combining exercise prescription and delivery in the management of chronic disease conditions.
  • Flexible study options – the majority of courses in this program are delivered fully online or in a blended learning format to encourage active learning and allow you to achieve your Graduate Diploma in Exercise and Chronic Disease Management at a time that suits you.
  • Diversify your Allied Health Experience - Utilise this qualification for professional development or to explore entry into other career pathway programs.

Career opportunities

Graduates of the Graduate Diploma of Exercise and Chronic Disease Management program at the University of Newcastle will develop skills and experience in exercise and chronic condition management which can be applied across public and private health organisations, aged care, private practice and other integrated health care settings.

Graduates of this program are not eligible to apply for accreditation with Exercise and Sport Science Australia (ESSA) as an Exercise Physiologist, however, you could use this qualification to apply for entry into another career pathway program or for a professional development pathway.

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

Programme Structure

Your core studies will focus on the following areas:

  • Exercise assessment and intervention
  • Exercise for cardiopulmonary diseases
  • Exercise for metabolic diseases
  • Chronic disease management and injury control
  • Human behaviour change

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 48 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.

Credits

80 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS code: 102637C

  • Prior completion of an AQF 7 Bachelor degree (or higher), or equivalent, in a cognate field of study to exercise and sport science.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    38110 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 38110 AUD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    21125 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21125 AUD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Newcastle

1333 - 2400 AUD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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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