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Master of Clinical Exercise Physiology

Answer a growing need for clinical exercise physiologists in rural, remote and Indigenous communities, particularly in Northern Australia.


in Queensland for full-time employment outcomes* *Good Universities Guide 2022, PG Health Services


in Australia for median salary, $110,400* *Good Universities Guide 2022, PG Health Services

Five stars

for learning resources* *Good Universities Guide 2022, PG Health Services



  • Townsville: February




+estimated annual Commonwealth Supported Fee for a full-time study load

^estimated annual tuition fee for a full-time study load

Plus Student Services and Amenities fee
Fee deferral and scholarships available if eligible


1.5 years full-time

or part-time equivalent

Entry Requirements

Completion of an ESSA accredited AQF level 7 bachelor of sport and exercise science program or equivalent qualification from an overseas institution or hold current ESSA accreditation as an exercise scientist

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Real stories

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    Jye Spriggs

    Master of Clinical Exercise Physiology

    I chose JCU as I knew it was a good university with plenty of support available. With the course being predominantly online, it offered me the flexibility to access all lecture and workshop content when it suited me. It also only takes 18 months to get your qualification, with lots of practical experience throughout.

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    Samantha Beringen

    Master of Clinical Exercise Physiology

    The staff at JCU have been extremely committed to our learning and always go the extra mile to make students feel supported. The residential component of the degree gives us invaluable practical experience in a clinical settings that will prepare us for the workforce in the future. 

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    Lisa Simmons

    Sport and Exercise Science

    JCU’s Masters of Clinical Exercise Physiology provides students with hands-on experience in contemporary clinical settings. Students get to work with expert practitioners who provide guidance and support to optimise academic success.

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    Azra Rantucci

    Sports and Exercise Science

    JCU has a fully staffed and operating clinic, allowing each student to actively apply their knowledge and skills in real-life environments with real clients. Collectively, our staff have extensive knowledge to draw from and are enthusiastic to share their expertise with future JCU Master of Exercise Physiology students