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The University of Queensland (UQ)

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Bachelor of Clinical Exercise Physiology (Honours)

  • Bachelor (Honours)

Become a qualified Accredited Exercise Physiologist, specialising in the delivery of exercise to help prevent and manage a range of chronic health conditions and injuries.Select where you studied and your qualification to see the minimum entry score you need to be considered for this program.Use the...

Key details

Degree Type
Bachelor (Honours)
4 years full-time
Course Code
2413, 092443M
Intake Months
International Fees
$38,496 per year / $153,984 total

About this course

UQ's Bachelor of Clinical Exercise Physiology (Honours) will prepare you for an exciting career as an Accredited Exercise Physiologist (AEP). Accredited Exercise Physiologists are the fastest growing group of allied health professionals in Australia.

AEPs design and deliver exercise interventions that prevent and manage a range of musculoskeletal, cardiovascular, metabolic, neurologic, cancer and mental health conditions. They also provide advanced health and physical activity education, advice and support to help people lead a healthy and active lifestyle. Medicare and most private health insurers recognise and cover services supplied by AEPs.

During your studies, you'll embark on over 600 hours of practical experiences through our on-campus specialised exercise clinical and external industry placements. This experience is designed to develop your clinical skills and optimise your exposure to a wide range of work settings, clientele and practitioners. It can sometimes lead directly to future employment.

Upon graduation, you can gain accreditation with Exercise and Sports Science Australia (ESSA) as both an Accredited Exercise Physiologist and Accredited Exercise Scientist.

Study locations

St Lucia

What you will learn

  • Optimise your exposure to a wide range of clients and practitioners by undertaking more than 600 hours of clinical professional practice in our on-campus specialised exercise clinics and external industry placements.
  • Study the only 4 year undergraduate clinical exercise physiology program in Australia that lets you graduate with honours.
  • Learn in state-of-the-art exercise science and physiology facilities, including specialised biomechanics, motor control, exercise physiology and strength and conditioning laboratories.
  • Develop clinical skills under the supervision of highly experienced educators who have received numerous national exercise and sport sciences awards.

Career pathways

Our programs prepare you for your first job and beyond. Here are some of the careers you could be on your way to:

  • Exercise physiologist
  • Exercise scientist
  • Strength and conditioning specialist
  • Cardiac scientist
  • Corporate health and fitness adviser
  • Rehabilitation professional
  • Active living coordinator
  • Biomechanist
  • Respiratory technician