Bachelor of Clinical Exercise Physiology

University of New England

Program Overview

At UNE, our small class sizes allow our teaching staff to dedicate more time, one-on-one to you.

You will have access to world-class sports, exercise and health facilities, whether you study on campus or online.

Our research is recognised as being among the best in the world. Our human movement and sports science research received a rating of 5 – well above world standard – by the Australian Research Council in 2019.

SportUNE at UNE is one of the best university sporting precincts in Australia. We offer variety, flexibility and a range of new facilities and services. Our facilities include a state-of-the-art fitness and strength building gym, a new 25-metre, 6-lane indoor heated pool, indoor and outdoor courts, a climbing and bouldering wall and 15 hectares of playing fields.



  Course Duration

48 Months

  Tuition Fee

AU$ 31,600



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Core Units

186 credit points

Complete the following units:

  • Introduction to Human Anatomy (ANAT110) – 6 credit points

  • Functional Musculoskeletal Anatomy (ANAT120) – 6 credit points

  • Monitoring Health and Sports Performance (EXSC101) – 6 credit points

  • Orientation to Exercise and Sports Science (EXSC120) – 6 credit points

  • Introductory Biomechanics (EXSC210) – 6 credit points

  • Introductory Exercise Physiology (EXSC220) – 6 credit points

  • Physical Activity and Health (EXSC230) – 6 credit points

  • Motor Skill Acquisition and Performance (EXSC239) – 6 credit points

  • Training for Physical Fitness (EXSC260) – 6 credit points

  • Advanced Biomechanics (EXSC310) – 6 credit points

  • Practicum in Exercise and Sport (EXSC322) – 6 credit points

  • Motor Control and Human Development (EXSC335) – 6 credit points

  • Advanced Exercise Physiology (EXSC340) – 6 credit points

  • Clinical Exercise Physiology I (EXSC341) – 6 credit points

  • Clinical Exercise Physiology II (EXSC342) – 6 credit points

  • Clinical Exercise Physiology III (EXSC343) – 6 credit points

  • Exercise and Health Assessment (EXSC360) – 6 credit points

  • Exercise Prescription and Programming (EXSC370) – 6 credit points

  • Clinical Exercise Physiology Practice I (EXSC381) – 6 credit points

  • Clinical Exercise Physiology Practice II (EXSC382) – 6 credit points

  • Clinical Exercise Physiology Practice III (EXSC383) – 6 credit points

  • Clinical Exercise Physiology Practice IV (EXSC384) – 6 credit points

  • Practicum with Clinical Populations (EXSC390) – 18 credit points

  • Functional and Biomedical Impact of Disability (HDEV305) – 6 credit points

  • Issues in Human Nutrition (HUMN240) – 6 credit points

  • Introductory Human Physiology 1 (PSIO110) – 6 credit points

  • Introductory Human Physiology 2 (PSIO120) – 6 credit points

  • Introductory Psychology I (PSYC101) – 6 credit points

  • Introduction to Statistical Modelling (STAT100) – 6 credit points

Students who have completed 120 credit points of the Bachelor of Exercise and Sports Science may apply for admission to the Bachelor of Clinical Exercise Physiology. Admission is granted on the basis of meritorious study (a Credit grade point average (GPA) across the following 12 core units of study: EXSC210, EXSC220, EXSC230, EXSC239, EXSC260, EXSC310, EXSC335, EXSC340, EXSC360, EXSC370, HUMN240 and PSYC308). Students entering the course through this pathway will be required to complete a further 72 credit points as listed in the program of study.

Assumed Knowledge

Assumed knowledge: mathematics advanced, Personal Development Health and Physical Education (PDHPE) and/or any two units of Science.


Recommended Studies

Recommended studies: Biology and/or Chemistry.


English Language Requirements

All applicants must meet a minimum of one of the following criteria:

  • English is the applicant's first language; or

  • Satisfactory completion, within five years of the date of application for admission to UNE, of at least one year of full-time or equivalent full-time study at senior secondary, post-secondary or tertiary level in a country in which English is the primary official language or co-official language and in which English was the sole medium of instruction and assessment for the particular period of study claimed; or

  • A pass grade or better in an English language subject at Australian Year 12 level or overseas equivalent; or

  • An International English Language Testing System (IELTS) Academic overall score of at least 6.0 with no sub-band less than 5.5*; or

  • Equivalent Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) score of at least 213 in the computer-based test or at least 79 in the internet-based test with no less than 22 in the written component*; or

  • A Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic minimum overall score of 57 with no skill less than 50*

International Fees


Jobs for exercise physiologists are forecast to increase by 24.8 per cent over the five years to May 2022, according to the Australian Government’s employment projections. 

You will graduate from this course as an Accredited Exercise Physiologist. AEPs are allied health professionals recognised by Medicare, the Department of Veteran Affairs and some private health insurers.  

 You could consider careers in: 

  • public and private hospitals and clinics 

  • primary, secondary and tertiary healthcare 

  • sporting settings 

  • population health 

  • workplace health and rehabilitation 

  • residential aged care facilities and retirement facilities. 

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