12 months
40100 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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The Exercise Science from The University of Western Australia will expose you to advanced level units within the various sub-disciplines that are informed by the latest research developments and contemporary professional practice.  

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This Exercise Science from The University of Western Australia is aimed at students wishing to undertake advanced coursework study majoring in one of the sub-discipline areas within exercise science. You can choose to specialise in one of two areas; Sport and Exercise Science or Sport and Recreation Management.

Sport and Exercise Science has a choice of postgraduate units within biomechanics; motor control and development; exercise physiology and biochemistry; health behaviour and performance psychology and exercise rehabilitation. Sport and Recreation Management focuses on developing knowledge and skills in the area of management and marketing within the sport and recreation industry.

Career Pathways 

This degree is designed for professionals interested in further study who are seeking to familiarise themselves with recent developments in the field, or to enhance their intellectual and research skills.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Exercise Prescription and Nutrition for Health and Fitness
  • Lifespan Motor Development
  • Biomechanical Principles 
  • Sport Physiology
  • Bioenergetics in Exercise, Nutrition and Energy Balance 
  • Psychology of Sport 
  • Coaching Psychology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 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


To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have—

  • a bachelor's degree, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA;
  • and
  • the equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of at least 50 per cent; and
  • completed prior studies at a tertiary level in either sport science, exercise science, human movement, physical education, physical therapy, or medicine; or a related cognate discipline, as recognised by UWA

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    40100 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 40100 AUD for the full programme during 12 months.

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.


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