Bachelor of Clinical Exercise Physiology
Southern Cross University - Coffs Harbour

Course outline

The Bachelor of Clinical Exercise Physiology is a four-year degree that develops expert knowledge about how exercise can improve health and well-being and manage chronic disease. It prepares graduates for an exciting career as an accredited exercise physiologist (AEP). Clinical exercise physiologists are skilled in
assessing, prescribing and delivering exercise programs to assist clients better manage their
health and range of chronic disease conditions. Medicare and many private health insurers recognise and cover services supplied by accredited exercise physiologists. Students complete more than 514 hours of professional placement, including 360 hours of clinical placement at locations including the on-campus Health Clinics, hospitals, local government and private health providers. For more course information, visit Bachelor of Clinical Exercise Physiology at Southern Cross University.

Other requirements

Before undertaking clinical placements, students must fulfil certain prerequisites; refer to Southern Cross University for details.

Admissions Criteria

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

Prerequisites

Completion of Year 12 or attained age 18 years

Recommended study
English; Mathematical Methods; at least one of Biology, Chemistry, Health, Physical Education or Physics; a business subject
Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024

For more information about the ATAR/Selection Rank profile, please visit ATAR/Selection Rank profile explained.

Notes

As this is a new course, Semester 1, 2024 information is not available.

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, 2024

For more information about the Student profile, please visit Student profile explained.

Notes

As this is a new course, Semester 1, 2024 information is not available.

Career opportunities

Clinical exercise physiologists are skilled in assessing, prescribing and delivering exercise programs to assist clients better manage their health and range of chronic disease conditions, such as diabetes, cancer, cardiac, respiratory, musculoskeletal, neurological disease and mental health conditions. Medicare and many private
health insurers recognise and cover services supplied by accredited exercise physiologists.

Course Code
059121
Start Date
Offer rounds

9 Jan 2025

Fee
CSP/$8,948 (1st year contribution)
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

Location
Mid North Coast NSW