Clinical Exercise Physiology, Master | Southern Cross University | Lismore, Australia
18 months
20267 AUD/year
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The Master of Clinical Exercise Physiology offered by the Southern Cross University is a professional-entry-level degree that aims to produce graduates who will be eligible to register as an accredited exercise physiologist (AEP).    


Accredited exercise physiologists can provide exercise testing, preventative exercise programs and specialist rehabilitation exercise interventions for people living with chronic diseases, disability or injury. 

The Master of Clinical Exercise Physiology offered by the Southern Cross University includes clinical placements at on-campus or off-campus locations, for students to gain practical experience in cardiorespiratory, musculoskeletal, metabolic, neuromuscular and immunological rehabilitation exercise.

Clinical exercise physiology is an allied health profession that is part of the Medicare and private health insurance systems.


Graduates are suited to employment in various settings including private practice with referrals from GPs, rehabilitation centres, community health, multidisciplinary allied health clinics, workplace health centres, hospitals and aged care facilities.

Clinical exercise physiology is a relatively new allied health profession. Accredited exercise physiologists work in chronic disease prevention and management, and rehabilitation services (chronic disease and musculoskeletal rehabilitation) in rural and metropolitan areas.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Small Business and Entrepreneurship for Allied Health, Fitness and Sport
  • Advanced Sport and Exercise Psychology
  • Exercise Physiology for Specific Populations 
  • Metabolic Health 
  • Cardiovascular Health
  • Clinical Exercise Physiology for Chronic Conditions 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months
  • Part-time
    • 36 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines


144 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS: 071787E    

  • Qualification equivalent to an Australian Bachelor degree, plus specific requirements as indicated in the course structure tab. 
  • Students are required to have a degree considered by the University to be equivalent to an Australian Bachelor degree. Students without a degree but with substantial relevant work experience may be admitted to a Graduate Diploma or Masters.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20267 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20267 AUD per year during 18 months.
  • National $3400 per 12CP unit

Living costs for Lismore

1200 - 2200 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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