University of Southern Queensland (USQ)

Bachelor of Sport and Exercise (Honours) (Clinical Exercise Physiology)

University of Southern Queensland (USQ)

Course details

CRICOS course code: 093264F

Level of study: Undergraduate

Summary

Become the champion of movement

What impact does exercise have on the human body, mentally and physically?

By studying the Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science (Honours) with a major in Clinical Exercise Physiology, you can explore the benefits of exercise and how it can assist in improving overall health preventing disease, promoting disease recovery, and injury 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 seek accreditation with Exercise & Sports Science Australia (ESSA) as an exercise physiologist. 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 accreditation

The Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science (Honours) is provisionally accredited by Exercise and Sports Science Australia (ESSA).

Career outcomes

Graduates can find work as accredited clinical exercise physiologists within the health, exercise, sports, and fitness industry. Accredited exercise physiologists work across many areas of clinical care, including in cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation, musculoskeketal injury management, occupational rehabilitation, cancer care, neurological disease management, and mental health care.

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Course opportunities

Tuition Fees (AUD $): 30,480 Per Year Read more3,810 for unit fee
Start date: Expected February 2021
Expected July 2021
Duration: 4 years
Study mode: Full time
Address

USQ Ipswich Campus

11 Salisbury Road
Ipswich Queensland 4305
Australia
Tuition Fees (AUD $): 25,200 Per Year Read more3,150 for unit fee
Start date: Expected February 2021
Expected July 2021
Duration: 4 years or part-time equivalent
Study mode: Self study / online (with attendance)
Address

USQ Ipswich Campus

11 Salisbury Road
Ipswich Queensland 4305
Australia

Entry criteria

Applicant must have Australian year 12 level or equivalent.

Students from different country must have qualifications equivalent to Australia

English language requirements

IELTS (Academic only) - 6.5 (or better) (no component lower than 6.0); TOEFL (paper based) - 570 (or better) (with a minimum Test of Written English Score of TWE 5); TOEFL (electronic or computer based) - 230 (or better) (with essay rating of at least 5); TOEFL (internet based) - 90 (or better) (with 20 minimum in all bands); Pearson (PTE Academic) - 58 (or better) (with no communicative score less than 58); Cambridge English Scale Scores for FCE, CAE and CPE3 - Cambridge English: First (FCE) with a score of 176 or above. No less than 169 in each skill

Address

University of Southern Queensland (USQ)
Toowoomba Campus
487-535 West Street Toowoomba Queensland 4350
Australia