Bachelor of Clinical Exercise Physiology (Honours)
The University of Queensland - St Lucia

Course outline

The Bachelor of Clinical Exercise Physiology (Honours) prepares students for an exciting career as an accredited exercise physiologist and accredited exercise scientist. Accredited exercise physiologists are recognised allied health professionals who design and deliver exercise interventions for the prevention and management of a range of musculoskeletal, cardiovascular, metabolic, neurological, cancer and mental health conditions. This program is the only four-year undergraduate clinical exercise physiology program in Australia where students graduate with an Honours qualification. Students gain a broad grounding in biological and social factors influencing human movement and acquire knowledge in the fields of biomechanics, exercise physiology, motor control, physical activity, psychology and functional anatomy. Students undertake more than 550 hours of practical experience designed to optimise their exposure to a wide range of clients and practitioners. For more information, visit Bachelor of Clinical Exercise Physiology (Hons) at UQ.


Students can undertake the first two years of the degree on a part-time basis, however the final two years must be full-time.

Other requirements

At the end of year one, the following requirements must be met: first aid certificate (including CPR); Blue Card; safety modules; current status with respect to blood-borne transmissible viruses and tuberculosis (TB) and a schedule of immunisations. Details about these requirements are made available at the time of offer. For more information, visit Placements.

Admissions Criteria

For additional information about the admissions criteria for UQ and for this course, refer to UQ’s website.


English, Literature, English and Literature Extension or English as an Additional Language (Units 3 and 4, C); One of Chemistry, Biology or Physics (Units 3 and 4, C)

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

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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, 2024

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Career opportunities

Private practices; home health services; hospitals or clinical services, research centre; community health and fitness centres; biomechanist; cardiac scientist; respiratory technician; strength and conditioning specialist; rehabilitation professional; health promotion officer; corporate health and fitness adviser; health educator; fitness consultant; community recreation officer; exercise science researcher.


Exercise and Sports Science Australia.

Course Code
Start Date
Offer rounds

9 Jan 2025

CSP/$10050 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree with honours
Study Area
Health and Recreation
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

4 years Full time or 8 years Part time