Australian Catholic University

Graduate Certificate in Exercise Rehabilitation for Sports Injuries

Australian Catholic University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00004G

The Graduate Certificate in Exercise Rehabilitation for Sports Injuries is a one year part-time course that will develop specialised skills in the prevention and rehabilitation of sport related injuries, assist individuals with pre-existing conditions to remain active, or assist individuals to return to sports performance. This graduate certificate provides specialist knowledge and skill of biomechanics, metabolic, physiological-psychosocial aspects of the person to develop programmes and strategies for the enhancement and improved performance of active individuals to prevent potential injury or to support recovery in those who may have activity restrictions due to injury or disease limitations. The course integrates this specialist knowledge and skill to develop safe and effective exercise prescriptions and interventions.


40 credit points.


  • Clinical exercise physiology
  • High performance sport
  • Rehabilitation

Standard entry requirements

To be eligible for admission to the course, an applicant must hold a Bachelor degree (or higher), normally in Exercise Science, Sports Science, Human Movement, Physiotherapy, Athletic Training, Physical Therapy, Kinesiology or related discipline.*Disclaimer: The Course entry requirements above are for 2021 Admission.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Online No
  • Part-time : 1 year

Further information

The Graduate Certificate in Exercise Rehabilitation for Sports Injuries is one of the first post graduate specialisation courses offered to Accredited Exercise Physiologist that offers speciality training. This course will broaden clinical skills to offer services to a wider community and an opportunity for a clinician to develop greater clinical skills.

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