|Home | Course Options | How to Apply | Scholarships and Prizes | Student Life | High School Students | Course Brochures | Contact Us|
The Master of Clinical Exercise Physiology is a professional entry level program that aims to produce graduates who would be eligible to register as an “Accredited Exercise Physiologist” (AEP). Accredited Exercise Physiologists are recommended to manage complex exercise interventions for people living with chronic disease, disability or injury.
Employment may be gained in various settings including private practice with referrals from GPs, rehabilitation centres, workplace health centres and hospitals.
The Master of Clinical Exercise Physiology is accredited by Exercise and Sport Science Australia (ESSA). Graduates will be eligible to apply for registration with Exercise and Sport Science Australia (ESSA) as an Accredited Exercise Physiologist (AEP).
The course provides an advanced understanding of the theoretical and practical components of clinical exercise physiology.
To qualify for the Master of Clinical Exercise Physiology a total of 144 credit points (usually 12 units) must be completed.
Please note that some majors and units may not be available at each location. Unit availabilities are published for each study period and vary from year to year. Please contact the School for further information.
For course rules and a full list of units, please refer to the Specific Award Rules below.
Southern Cross Drive, Bilinga
|Course Duration||Domestic students:
1 year full-time*; 2 years part-time*
* students will be required to study in all three sessions to complete this course within the duration indicated above.
1.5 years full-time
|Fees and Charges||• Domestic fees (Commonwealth supported places are available)
• International fees
• Additional fee information
|School||School of Health & Human Sciences|
|Admission, Enrolment and General Enquiries||scu.edu.au/enquiries|
|Further Information||Domestic applicants: Ph: 1800 626 481
International applicants: Ph: +61 2 6620 3876; E: email@example.com
|Total Units:||Award Abbreviation:||2013 ATAR equivalent/OP:|
|UAC Course Code||QTAC Course Code||CRICOS Course Code|
|N/A||N/A||071787E — Lismore, NSW|
On-campus students experience a variety of teaching approaches including lectures, tutorials, online activities, laboratory sessions and video-linked or podcast virtual classes. The method of teaching may vary from unit to unit.
Units are delivered by Accredited Exercise Physiologists and academics that possess a wide range of professional experience.
MySCU is a student’s point of entry to a range of online services and resources that support study and student life. The portal includes unit learning sites and information sites where students can access resources, communication tools and useful links that are integral to their studies.
The web-based program Blackboard Collaborate delivers advanced on-line learning environments for students and lecturers to communicate and collaborate through virtual meeting spaces and classrooms. They can share files, presentations, and applications. If the session is recorded, students can view it afterwards.
Learning materials include the provision of unit information guides, study guides and books of readings. Students may need to purchase or access prescribed text books.
The SCU library provides a wide range of services including librarian assistance, print and electronic resources, a document delivery service, catalogues, databases, ebooks, ereadings, and full-text journal literature.
The Academic Skills Development team supports student learning by offering online and on-campus academic skills workshops, email, phone, and one-on-one support.
Students complete a wide variety of assessments which may include written exams, academic writing, clinical and in person practical exams.
Southern Cross University provides students with modern well-equipped teaching spaces such as lecture theatres, classrooms, and studios or laboratories tailored to meet the needs of specific study disciplines. Contemporary audio-visual equipment is standard in most teaching venues, and students have access to computer labs for individual study purposes.
Clinical Exercise Physiology students access specialist facilities including a state-of-the-art exercise physiology clinic supported by laboratories for strength and conditioning, motion analysis, functional anatomy and biomechanics. The SCU Health Clinic provides facilities for students to undertake clinical practice under the supervision and guidance of academic staff.
Applicants seeking admission to the Master of Clinical Exercise Physiology are normally required to have completed a Bachelor’s Degree in the field of Sport and Exercise Science (or related degree), with a minimum ‘Credit’ Grade Point Average, that is accredited or would satisfy the current requirements for course accreditation with the Exercise and Sport Science Australia (ESSA) at the level of Exercise Scientist. Applicants are also required to provide documentation of a current First Aid certificate, Criminal Record Check and full immunisation as listed on our website: www.scu.edu.au/clinicalplacements
The following applications to study can be made online, directly to SCU:
Online applications for the Master of Clinical Exercise Physiology involve four key steps:
Once registered you can exit and return to your application at any time.
Please refer to the International Office website.
At Southern Cross University, your previous study or work experience may help you cut time off your degree.
We recommend that you apply for advance standing at the same time as you apply for admission into this course, because the amount and type of credit awarded will determine your study plan.
For more details and how to apply please visit the Advanced Standing website.
Important - Please contact the University for confirmation of the course structure prior to acting on this information. The University accepts no liability for any loss suffered by reason of reliance on this information.
See the University’s Rules Relating to Awards, in conjunction with the Specific Award Rules listed below.4.1 Qualification for Admission
Applicants seeking admission to the Masters of Clinical Exercise Physiology will normally:
To be eligible for the award of Master of Clinical Exercise Physiology a candidate shall successfully complete the equivalent of twelve (12) units comprising:
# quadruple-weighted unit