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Master of Exercise Science

Enhance your skills and knowledge of exercise science by completing the Master of Exercise Science.

Introduction

The master's program by coursework is intended for students wishing to undertake advanced study in exercise science.

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Course description, features and facilities

This master's program is aimed at students wishing to undertake advanced study or research majoring in one of the sub-discipline areas within exercise science. There is a choice of postgraduate units within biomechanics; motor control and development; exercise physiology and biochemistry; health behaviour and performance psychology and exercise rehabilitation.

The Faculty of Science offers Master's by Coursework bursaries for domestic students and Postgraduate Merit scholarships for international students. Please visit the Faculty of Science website for details.

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Structure

Key to availability of units:
S1 = Semester 1; S2 = Semester 2; S3 = summer teaching period; N/A = not available in 2014;
NS = non-standard teaching period; OS = offshore teaching period; * = to be advised

All units have a value of six points unless otherwise stated.

Master of Exercise Science (coursework) with a specialisation in Behavioural Science

Take all unit(s) (54 points):

S2SSEH4664Exercise and Health Psychology
S1, S2SSEH5643Cardiac Rehabilitation
S2SSEH5645Workplace Injury Prevention and Management
S1SSEH5646Exercise Rehabilitation for Chronic and Complex Conditions
S1SSEH5651Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation
S1, S2SSEH5654Fundamentals in Research Methods
S1SSEH5655Fundamentals of Data Analysis in Sport Science, Exercise and Health
S1SSEH5691Research Practicum I
S1, S2SSEH5692Research Practicum II

Specialisation-specific unit(s)

Take unit(s) to the value of 42 points from Group A:

Group A

S2SSEH4654Advanced Concepts in Motor Control and Learning
S1SSEH5475Advanced Psychology of Sport
S1SSEH5491Health Education
S2SSEH5492Health Promotion in the Schools
S2SSEH5634Principles of Musculoskeletal and Locomotor Biomechanics
S1SSEH5677Sport and Recreation Marketing
S2SSEH5678Sport and Recreation Management
S2SSEH5685Work Site Health Promotion
S1SSEH5687Physical Ergonomics
S1SSEH5688Introduction to Work Health and Safety
S2, NSSSEH5689Physical Development, Movement and Health
S1, S2SSEH5694Research Colloquium

Master of Exercise Science (coursework) with a specialisation in Biological Science

Take all unit(s) (54 points):

S2SSEH4664Exercise and Health Psychology
S1, S2SSEH5643Cardiac Rehabilitation
S2SSEH5645Workplace Injury Prevention and Management
S1SSEH5646Exercise Rehabilitation for Chronic and Complex Conditions
S1SSEH5651Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation
S1, S2SSEH5654Fundamentals in Research Methods
S1SSEH5655Fundamentals of Data Analysis in Sport Science, Exercise and Health
S1SSEH5691Research Practicum I
S1, S2SSEH5692Research Practicum II

Specialisation-specific unit(s)

Take unit(s) to the value of 42 points from Group A:

Group A

S1SSEH4633Advanced Biomechanical Methods
S1SSEH4644Advanced Exercise Physiology
S2SSEH4654Advanced Concepts in Motor Control and Learning
S2SSEH5634Principles of Musculoskeletal and Locomotor Biomechanics
S2SSEH5667Paediatric Exercise Rehabilitation
S2SSEH5685Work Site Health Promotion
S1SSEH5687Physical Ergonomics
S1SSEH5688Introduction to Work Health and Safety
S2, NSSSEH5689Physical Development, Movement and Health
S1, S2SSEH5694Research Colloquium

Career opportunities

This degree is designed for professionals interested in further study who are seeking to familiarise themselves with recent developments in the field, or to enhance their intellectual and research skills.

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Further study opportunities

The Faculty of Science also offers a wide range of other postgraduate coursework and research courses.

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These pages are under review and are being updated.

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This course is available to Australian and international students.

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  1. Admission Requirements
  2. English competency

Admission Requirements

A relevant UWA bachelor's degree or equivalent as recognised by the Faculty; or
A UWA Graduate Diploma in Exercise Rehabilitation or equivalent as recognised by the Faculty.

English competency

See the full list of English Language Requirements.

Please note: Requirements may be higher for some individual courses, where this is the case the additional requirements will be specified. 

These pages are under review and are being updated.

How to apply

This course is available to Australian and international students.

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  1. How to apply
  2. Fees
  3. Contact details - admission information

How to apply

Apply online. Refer below for application dates and access to the Online Application System (OASys):

Fees

Annual fee: $16644.

For courses that are less than one year in duration, the annual fee listed is the total for the course. Unless otherwise indicated, for courses that are 18 months in duration, the annual fee is two-thirds of the total cost of the course.

As some units vary in cost, the actual student contribution will depend on the mix of units you choose. See the unit costs website for details of individual unit costs.

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  1. Application Deadlines
  2. How to apply
  3. Contact details - admission information

Application Deadlines

While there are no strict application deadlines for the submission of international postgraduate coursework applications, prospective students are strongly encouraged to apply with sufficient time to allow for the processing of their application and to secure a student visa.

Postgraduate coursework applications generally take four weeks from receipt of an application to offer.

How to apply

Apply online

Contact details - admission information

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Master of Exercise Science: the details

Status
Available 2015
Locations offered
Crawley
Attendance types
Part-time, Full-time
Delivery mode
Internal
Starting dates
Semester 1, Semester 2
Weekly first year time commitment
For information regarding course contact hours and requirements refer to relevant details in the UWA Handbook.
Standard full-time completion
2 years
Maximum time to complete
5 years
Contact details: course information
Senior Administrative Officer
School of Sport Science, Exercise and Health
inga.carr@uwa.edu.au
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6488 2360
Course code
52510
CRICOS Code
064927A, 081429M
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