Master of Clinical Exercise Physiology

Develop your expertise in clinical exercise physiology with extensive placement opportunities and hands-on experience. You will become skilled in providing health and lifestyle support to rural and remote communities throughout Northern Australia. Learn how to assess, formulate and deliver exercise programs that make a real difference to the health and wellbeing of communities.

#1 in Queensland

for full-time employment 2024 Good Universities Guide, PG Health Services

#1 in Queensland

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Enhance your expertise

Build the skills to progress your career



  • Townsville: February



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

Plus Student Services and Amenities fee
Scholarships and financial aid available if eligible

Fees currently displayed are indicative only. 2024 fees will be uploaded by October, 2023.


1.5 years full-time

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

English language requirements

Band 3b

If your native language is not English, you must meet the minimum English language requirements for this course.



Course detail

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