This course will give you the skills and ability to develop, implement and manage physical activity and behavioural programs for both healthy clients, and those living with an illness.
- Part or full-time
(Student visa holders must study full-time)
- Part or full-time
- 3 trimesters full-time or part-time equivalent
Exercise Physiology is an Allied Health Profession that focuses on the delivery of exercise, lifestyle and behavioural modification programs to help prevent and manage chronic disease and injury. Exercise Physiologist work within hospitals and private clinics and are eligible for both Medicare and Private Health Rebates.
The Graduate Diploma in Clinical Exercise Physiology will give you the skills and ability to develop, implement and manage physical activity and behavioural programs for healthy clients, and clients living with a range of conditions such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, osteoporosis, depression, cancer, arthritis, respiratory disease and many others.
As a Murdoch Clinical Exercise Physiology student you will gain practical experience in our purpose built, state-of-the-art facilities that include a dedicated exercise physiology laboratory, a rehabilitation and strength and conditioning laboratory, and a performance laboratory, complete with a 3D motion capture system and a 50 meter running track.
Our supportive learning environment and small class sizes mean you can really get to know your lecturers and benefit from their skills and experience.
This course will extend your foundational knowledge of the structure and function of the human body gained during the completion of a relevant Bachelor’s degree. The information and training in this postgraduate offering will help you apply this foundational knowledge to a range of clinical populations.
The degree of Graduate Diploma in Exercise Physiology will be awarded at the completion of the 1-year (full-time) program. Following course accreditation, you will qualify as an Accredited Exercise Physiologist (AEP).
In addition to pursuing a rewarding career as an Accredited Exercise Physiologist, you could also pursue opportunities as a Sports Scientist, Sport and Recreation Officer, Sports Development Officer or Community Education Officer in a range of settings, including sports academies, institutes of sports, university sport science labs and professional and amateur sporting clubs.
You will also be eligible to embark on a Master’s degree, following one further year of study.
CRICOS Code: 093573D
- Perth Campus
- Mid-year start available (International students)
- School of Psychology and Exercise Science
- Graduate Diploma in Clinical Exercise Physiology (GradDipClinExPhys)
Each course has a core set of units that must be completed for you to graduate. In addition to these core units you are free to choose other units, called general electives, to create your own course.
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At Murdoch, you pay for the individual units you enrol in, not an overall course fee. The total cost of your course will therefore vary depending on what units you choose. Use our online Course Fee Calculator to estimate the amount you will need to pay.
We understand you may need help financially whilst studying for your qualification. We therefore offer eligible students a wide range of scholarships, prizes and awards across a variety of categories. Find out what scholarships Murdoch has on offer, and whether you’re eligible to apply.
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Apply now to be eligible for a place at Murdoch University. To start studying in Semester 1, you can apply directly to Murdoch using our easy-to-use online application system. Applications close at the start of semester on 27 February.
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