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

The Graduate Diploma in Exercise and Chronic Disease Management at the University of Newcastle has been designed for graduates working in related fields such as Physiotherapy, Medicine, Occupational Therapy as well as Nutrition and Dietetics, who wish to develop broad and coherent knowledge and skills in the management of chronic disease conditions.


Students are required to complete a total of, but no more than, 80 units, comprised of the following: 50 units of core courses, 10 unit Group A directed course and 20 units of Group B 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

Prior completion of an 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: $21,125
International: $37,000
  • Full-time : 1 year
  • Part-time : 1 year

Fee comments

Campuses: Ourimbah.

Fees are indicative and subject to variation.

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