Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science (Honours) (Clinical Exercise Physiology)
University of Southern Queensland - Ipswich

Course outline

The Bachelor of Sport and Exercise (Honours) (Clinical Exercise Physiology) will provide you with the knowledge, skills and competencies to design, deliver and evaluate exercise interventions for people with medical conditions, injuries, or disabilities. This degree is the professional qualification you need to obtain accreditation as an exercise physiologist. During your degree, studies will cover all aspects of clinical exercise physiology, including anatomy and physiology, psychology, strength and conditioning, exercise prescription, programming and delivery, alongside professional placements. For more program information, visit Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science (Honours) (Clinical Exercise Physiology) at UniSQ.


External students are required to attend mandatory residential schools at the Ipswich campus during most semesters.

Other requirements

In accordance with Exercise and Sport Science Australia (ESSA) accreditation requirements, all students must complete a minimum of 140 hours of placement in exercise science, and 360 hours of clinical placement. A student’s place of residence will be taken into account when placement is allocated, however, all students need to be aware that they may need to travel. Some placements may be in rural or remote areas.

Admissions Criteria

For additional information about the admissions criteria for the University of Southern Queensland and for this course, refer to UniSQ’s website.

Assumed knowledge

English (Units 3 and 4, C)

Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022

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Highest Rank to receive an offer

Median Rank to receive an offer

Lowest Rank to receive an offer

ATAR/Selection Rank excluding adjustment factors




ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors




Excluding: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made, excluding adjustment factors.
Including: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made including any adjustment factors that may have been applied.

Student Profile by Applicant background for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022

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Higher education study

Vocational Education and Training (VET) study

Work and life experience

Recent secondary education

Recent secondary education admitted solely on the basis of ATAR/Rank

Admitted where both ATAR/Rank and additional criteria were considered

Admitted on the basis of other criteria only and ATAR/Rank was not a factor

International students

All students

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* “<5" – the number of students is less than 5

Career opportunities

Accredited exercise physiologist. Exercise physiologists work across the health care system, including in hospitals, community health centres, private practice, occupational rehabilitation services, and insurance companies.

Course Code
Start Date

Offer rounds
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Health and Recreation
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

4 years Full time or 8 years Part time