Bachelor of Sport and Exercise (Honours) (Clinical Exercise Physiology)
- Semester 1 (February)
- Semester 2 (July)
- 32 units
- 4 years or part-time equivalent
Delve into the world of exercise, health and fitness
What impact does exercise have on the human body, mentally and physically?
By studying the Bachelor of Sport and Exercise (Honours) with a major in Clinical Exercise Physiology, you can explore the benefits of exercise and how it can assist in improving overall health or with rehabilitation.
Put your theoretical skills into practice with 500 hours of professional clinical placement over four years.
Become an Accredited Exercise Physiologist
This degree provides you with the opportunity to qualify as an Exercise & Sports Science Australia (ESSA) accredited exercise physiologist (pending external accreditation). As such you will specialise in prescribing exercises and lifestyle therapies to help patients get fitter for all around good health, or to treat chronic disease, injury and disability.
Once qualified, you will be able to apply for a Medicare provider number and be recognised by private health funds for exercise physiology sessions. This will enable you to work with General Practitioners to assist with patient care under the general practice management plan (which is part of the Medicare rebate scheme).
Professional accreditationUSQ is currently seeking accreditation from Exercise and Sports Science Australia (ESSA) with an expected completion of 2018.
In addition to the courses listed below, you will also need complete professional experience. These experiences provide you with opportunities to put theory into practice.
In addition to the courses listed below, external students will also have the opportunity to come on-campus for residential schools where you will attend face-to-face lectures and tutorials, use the facilities and meet staff and other students.
How much will it cost?
Approximate annual costs1 for your first year of study (8 units) in this program are:
|Commonwealth supported||AUD 7551|
|Domestic full fee paying||AUD 19240|
Loan to help you pay your fees
You may not have to pay your course (subject) fees upfront. HECS-HELP and FEE-HELP allows you to defer your fees until your income reaches a certain level.
You may also be eligible to receive financial support from Centrelink.
Scholarships and financial assistance
You may be able to apply for scholarships to help with your study costs.
This program includes a compulsory professional experience component that may involve travel, accommodation and meal expenses.
This program includes an on-campus residential school component that involves travel, accommodation and meal expenses.
- Subject pre-requisite: English (4, SA) or equivalent
English Language Requirements
All students are required to satisfy the applicable English language requirements. This program requires a minimum of IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.
If you do not meet the English language requirements you may apply to study a University-approved English language program.
A number of other pathways are also available if you haven't been able to study previously or don't meet the requirements for entry into your program of interest.
How to apply
Applying directly to USQ:
- Semester 1,2017 - applications close Monday 20 February 2017, with Semester 1 commencing on 27 February 2017.
- Semester 2, 2017 - applications close Thursday 6 July 2017, with Semester 2 commencing on 10 July 2017.
If you are applying via QTAC, you will need to check the QTAC closing dates.