Bachelor of Sport and Exercise (Honours) (Clinical Exercise Physiology)
- CRICOS: 093264F
- 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).
USQ is currently seeking accreditation from Exercise and Sports Science Australia (ESSA).
In addition to the courses listed below, you will also need to complete professional experience. These experiences provide you with opportunities to put theory into practice.Residential schools
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 international students' first year of study (8 units) in this program:
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.
- Subject pre-requisite: English (4 SA) or equivalent. Find your country's level of qualification and minimum entry requirements for this program.
English Language Requirements
You 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.
Pathway programs are also available if you don't meet the English entry requirements mentioned above.
How to apply
USQ accepts applications all year. Semester start dates are:
- Semester 1, 2019 - Monday 25 February 2019.
- Semester 2, 2019 - Monday 15 July 2019.