Deakin University

Master of Clinical Exercise Physiology

Deakin University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00113B

This course gives you all the tools you need to become a successful clinical exercise physiologist. You will study in world-class facilities, learn from brilliant teachers who are leaders in the field, benefit from extensive practical experience and grow your professional network through our long list of industry partners. If you love the feeling of helping people manage or overcome chronic conditions through exercise, we can help you channel that passion into a long-lasting career. Equally, if you want to enhance your skills in a high-performing, nurturing environment, this is the course for you.Build on your current expertise and develop a deep understanding of advanced principles within clinical exercise physiology. Everything you learn is grounded in science and the evidence-based techniques you explore allow you to deliver better outcomes for your patients.

Designed for

Those wishing to work as an Accredited Exercise Physiologist in case management, Medicare, WorkSafe, the TAC, etc


To complete the Master of Clinical Exercise Physiology students must attain 12 credit points. All units are core units (these are compulsory). There are no elective units.Students cannot complete the course in less than 18 months.


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Standard entry requirements

The minimum entry requirements to this course are a Bachelor degree in relevant area with eligibility for Exercise Scientist accreditation from Exercise and Sports Science Australia and completion of 140 hours of exercise assessment, prescription and delivery for apparently healthy clientele, utilising the ESSA practicum logbook.Selection is competitive, meeting these minimum requirements or their equivalents does not guarantee selection into this course. All applicants must meet the minimum English language requirements. Please refer to this course entry on the Deakin University website to read about ways of satisfying the English language proficiency requirement.


The Master of Clinical Exercise Physiology (H743) is the first AEP course in Victoria to be accredited by Exercise and Sports Science Australia (ESSA). Students are eligible to apply for accreditation as Accredited Exercise Physiologists (AEPs) upon completion of the course, and are then eligible for provider numbers with Medicare Australia, WorkSafe Victoria, DVA, TAC, and other compensable funds and schemes.

Study pathways

This course can be a pathway to H541 Graduate Certificate of Health Research Practice

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Melbourne Burwood Domestic: $43,492
International: $56,148
  • Full-time : 1.5 years
  • Part-time : 3 years

Fee comments

Campuses: Melbourne Burwood.

$9,050 for 1 yr full-time - Commonwealth Supported Place (HECS).

Further information

For other information please contact Health enquiries at

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