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This degree includes advanced coursework in the exercise sciences, combined with a minimum of 500 hours of professional practice. You'll be prepared for work in a range of professional areas as a dual-accredited Exercise Scientist and Exercise Physiologist. Your deeper knowledge of the human body and how exercise affects it will enable you to assess, design and deliver exercise-based programs that improve health and performance, prevent chronic conditions, and treat or manage a range of health conditions.
The Bachelor of Clinical Exercise Physiology is offered full-time on-campus at the Gold Coast campus.
Full-time students are required attend 16-22 hours of scheduled classes per week throughout the trimester. Classes may be scheduled during the day and evening throughout the week.
Note: The Bachelor of Clinical Exercise Physiology curriculum will be rolled out over four years (that is, Year 1 courses will be introduced in 2019, Year 2 courses in 2020, Year 3 courses in 2021 and Year 4 courses in 2022).
To be classed as a full-time student, you are required to enrol in a minimum number of credit points each standard study period. The minimum credit points for full-time enrolment in this program is 30 credit points.
Trimester 1 and Trimester 2 are deemed standard study periods. As Trimester 3 is a non-standard study period, continuing students moving from one year to the next will not be required to study during this trimester to be eligible for student income support.
Domestic students who commence in Trimester 3 may be eligible for student income support from the onset of study provided they are enrolled full-time in this study period.
Please refer to the Australian Government website for more details.
Work-integrated learning activities (professional placements) integrate theoretical learning with its application in the workplace. The inclusion of work-integrated learning activities in the degree program demonstrates Griffith's commitment to preparing its graduates for success in their working life, while meeting Exercise and Sports Science Australia (ESSA) accreditation requirements.
In this program students will spend time in the work/professional environment undertaking placements at various locations throughout Australia. Placements may be outside of the Brisbane metropolitan/Gold Coast area including New South Wales, interstate or overseas.
You will be prepared for work as an exercise specialist for community or sports organisations as a clinical scientist specialising in cardiac; respiratory and sleep medicine; as a rehabilitation, sports or recreation manager; a strength and conditioning coach; or as an occupational health and safety officer.
The Bachelor of Clinical Exercise Physiology is subject to accreditation by Exercise and Sports Science Australia (ESSA) in the areas of Exercise Science and Exercise Physiology.
Upon successful completion of the Bachelor of Clinical Exercise Physiology, graduates who have completed the professional practice placement courses (3006AHS and 4606AHS) will be eligible to apply through Exercise and Sports Science Australia (ESSA) to be an Accredited Exercise Scientist and Accredited Exercise Physiologist.
Graduates have two years (following completion of their studies) to submit their application to Exercise and Sports Science Australia (ESSA) for accreditation.
There are placements associated with this program. Students should refer to the checklist of pre-placement and placement requirements for their Health discipline on the Fit for Placement website for full details of the requirements regarding clinical placement to ensure that they meet eligibility for placement.
Note: In the event that there is a difference between the contents published on the Fit for Placement website and the program-specific information published on the Degree and Career Finder/Programs and Courses websites, or where information published on the Fit for Placement website is not in accordance with University Policy, the Degree and Career Finder/Programs and Courses website contents and University Policy shall override the information on the Fit for Placement website.
These fees are only applicable to domestic students who are not Commonwealth supported including:
|Year of study||Fee category/Band||Fee per CP||Tuition fee 80cp|
|2020||Fee Band 32.0||$400.00||$32,000.00|
|2019||Fee Band 30.0||$375.00||$30,000.00|
Eligible undergraduate fee-paying students may defer their tuition fees by taking out a FEE-HELP loan which is part of the Higher Education Loan Program (HELP). Payment of the loan is via the taxation system when income reaches a specified level.