University of Newcastle

Graduate Diploma in Exercise and Chronic Disease Management

University of Newcastle

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00109J

Chronic health conditions represent a large burden to the Australian health care system. A cornerstone of treatment of these conditions is through safe and effective exercise interventions. The Graduate Diploma in Exercise and Chronic Disease Management is designed for students who have completed an AQF 7 Bachelor degree (or higher), or equivalent, in exercise and sport science or a related field of study (such as physiotherapy, medicine, occupational therapy, or nutrition and dietetics) that wish to expand their applied exercise knowledge. This program provides advanced knowledge and skills in managing chronic disease conditions through exercise prescription and delivery.


50 units of Core Courses, 13 units of Directed Courses


  • Clinical Exercise Assessment and Intervention in Chronic Disease
  • Chronic Disease and Injury Control
  • Exercise to Manage Cardiovascular, Metabolic, Musculoskeletal and Neurological Disease
  • Health Behaviour Change
  • Chronic Condition Self-management.

Standard entry requirements

AQF 7 Bachelor Degree (or higher), or equivalent, in a cognate field of study to exercise and sport science

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Ourimbah Domestic: $19,430
International: $35,960
  • Full-time : 1 year
  • Part-time : 2 years

Fee comments

Campuses: Ourimbah.

Fees are indicative and subject to variation.

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