The University of Western Australia

Master of Exercise Science (By Thesis and Coursework)

The University of Western Australia

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00126G

This program enables advanced study or research majoring in the sub-discipline areas within exercise science with particular emphasis on movement science, biomechanics, exercise physiology, motor learning, pedagogy, health and sport psychology. A range of units are offered to accommodate students from differing backgrounds while also permitting specialisation in the above sub-disciplinary areas within the field of exercise science. Research comprises over 66 per cent of the course.


The Master of Exercise Science is a 1 year degree comprising of coursework units and a substantial research component. Information about the course structure can be found in the handbook. Visit for details.


  • Exercise science

Standard entry requirements

  • Relevant UWA bachelor degree with first class or second class honours with an average mark of at least 70%, or equivalent as recognised by the Faculty
  • Or a relevant UWA Graduate Diploma in Science with a research component of at least 50% of the course with an average mark of at least 70% in both the research and coursework components of the graduate diploma, or equivalent as recognised by the Faculty. The Faculty may accept into the course an applicant who has completed the Graduate Diploma in Education with an average mark of 70% provided that the applicant's proposed thesis topic relates to pedagogy.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Crawley International: $40,100 No
  • Full-time : 1 year
  • Part-time : 2 years

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