What will I learn?

What to expect

Broaden your current skillset to meet the health and lifestyle challenges facing peoples in the tropics. This 1.5-year full time (or part-time equivalent) course is offered via mixed-mode delivery to allow online or flexible learning.

Learn advanced knowledge and skills to assess, formulate and deliver exercise programs to clients. Apply your theoretical knowledge to 360 hours of industry clinical experience through varied placement opportunities in rural, remote and regional locations, including the JCU Exercise Physiology Clinic. Plan and execute a substantial piece of research addressing a complex theoretical or professional practice issue.

Graduate with confidence. JCU Master of Clinical Exercise Physiology graduates are highly sought-after and make a difference from day one.

Career Opportunities

JCU Master of Clinical Exercise Physiology graduates are successful, highly-skilled health professionals who make a difference in regional, rural and remote communities in North Queensland and around Australia.

Graduates work in private and public hospitals, within multidisciplinary medical centres, fitness centres, aged-care facilities, workplace health and rehabilitation and private practice.

You could find employment as a clinical exercise physiologist.

Which department am I in?

Division of Tropical Health and Medicine

CRICOS

102438K

Study options

Full Time (1.5 years)

Tuition fees
A$33,280.00 (US$ 23,747) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Application deadline

27 February 2022

More details

Start date

21 February 2022

Venue

Townsville City Campus

City Arcade, 383 Flinders Street,

TOWNSVILLE CITY,

Queensland,

4810, TOWNSVILLE, Australia

Full Time (1.5 years)

Tuition fees
A$33,280.00 (US$ 23,747) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Application deadline

27 February 2022

More details

Start date

21 February 2022

Venue

James Cook University

Douglas campus,

1 James Cook Drive,

DOUGLAS,

Queensland,

4814, TOWNSVILLE, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Completion of an AQF level 7 bachelor degree in science with a minimum GPA of 5.5 (70%); or equivalent.

For international students

Completion of an ESSA accredited AQF level 7 bachelor of sport and exercise science program or equivalent qualification from an overseas institution or hold current ESSA accreditation as an exercise scientist.

IELTS - 7 (with 7.0 in three components and 6.5 in one component); TOEFL (internet based) - 94 (23 in Speaking, 24 in Listening and Reading, and 27 in Writing); Pearson (PTE Academic) - 65 (with 65 in three components and 58 in one component.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About James Cook University

James Cook University (JCU) is ranked among the top 2% of universities in the world by the Academic Ranking of World Universities, 2020.

  • Ranked in the top 250 of universities in the world
  • Rated as “world-class or better” in 83% areas of research
  • Top 100 universities in the world for UN SDG
  • Rated 5 stars for employment, student support and skills

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