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Master of Clinical Exercise Physiology

Speciality Classification
Allied Health
Start Date
01-Apr-2021
Location
Perth WA 6000
End Date
07-May-2021
Delivery
Face to face
Duration
2 years
Provider
The University of Western Australia

Course details

This course is designed to provide a holistic understanding of the use of exercise as a modality in the treatment of musculoskeletal, cardiovascular, metabolic and other chronic and complex conditions.

About the course

In the past 20 years, under the guidance of a professional body – Exercise and Sports Science Australia (ESSA), accredited Exercise Physiologists (EPs) have gained national recognition as the allied health professional with the knowledge and experience to prescribe exercise for people with chronic and complex medical conditions. EPs now have provider status with the Health Insurance Commission (Medicare), as well as many private and government health and compensable insurance schemes.

Course structure

Postgraduate coursework degrees and combined (coursework and research) degrees comprise a number of units. Refer to the course structure for more information.

Course Accreditation

The Master of Clinical Exercise Physiology is a National University Course Accreditation Program (NUCAP) accredited course. Graduates may apply to Exercise and Sports Science Australia (ESSA) within two years of completing the course for credentialing as an Accredited Exercise Physiologist (AEP).

Application deadlines

  • For Semester 1 2021 entry, applications open 1 November 2020 and close 22 January 2021
  • For Semester 2 2021 entry, applications open 1 April 2021 and close 7 May 2021

Quick details

  • STATUS - Available 2021
  • LOCATIONS - Perth (Crawley campus)
  • ATTENDANCE
    • Full-time
    • Part-time
  • DELIVERY - On-campus
  • STARTING DATES
    • Semester 1
    • Semester 2 (non-accredited applicants)
  • WEEKLY CONTACT TIME - Refer to the UWA Handbook
  • LEVEL OF STUDY - Postgraduate
  • COURSE CODE - 73520
  • CRICOS CODE - 089267D

Where can clinical exercise physiology take me?

The course prepares you for work in the following areas:

  • Clinical practice - for example, a rehabilitation practitioner within the private sector or hospital clinics.
  • Corporate - for example, as a company in-house rehabilitation specialist or injury management coordinator
  • Government - for example, as a case manager at the Insurance Commission

Industry engagement

The course also involves a high level of engagement with AEPs and other industry professionals, with a significant component of learning taking place in a clinical setting.

STUDY YOUR WAY

Flexibility

We understand that life is busy. That's why our postgraduate courses are designed so you can balance your work and studies. Our flexible postgraduate experience includes the opportunity to study part time, a range of units that are taught after hours, and the option to learn via intensive units. Ask our Student Central team for advice on choosing the right postgraduate route for you.

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Type
Delivery
Title
Master of Clinical Exercise Physiology
Speciality Classification
Location
Provider Type
University
Duration
2 years
Start Date
01-Apr-2021
End Date
07-May-2021
CPD Points
96 course credit points
Price
8747.06
Price Details
AVERAGE ANNUAL FEE - 2021
Location
Perth WA 6000
Price:
$8,747.06
AVERAGE ANNUAL FEE - 2021
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