Bachelor of Clinical Exercise Physiology (Honours)
University of Southern Queensland - External

Course outline

The Bachelor of Clinical Exercise Physiology (Honours) 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 Clinical Exercise Physiology (Honours) 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, 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.

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.


Contact the institution for information.

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

9 Jan 2025
23 Apr 2025

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

Darling Downs & South West QLD