Bachelor of Exercise Physiology and Rehabilitation

A rewarding career in health awaits

Want to help people recover from injuries, improve their mobility, reduce their risk of chronic disease and improve their quality of life through exercise? Our Bachelor of Exercise Physiology and Rehabilitation is your perfect pathway to a career as a valuable healthcare professional.

Open to new admissions

2018

Admission open to

Domestic students and International students


Level of Study

Undergraduate

Full-time Study Duration

4 years

Lowest Selection Rank

83


Location

Canberra

Course code

266JA

CRICOS number

078923A

Career Outcomes

Study our Bachelor of Exercise Physiology and Rehabilitation at UC and you will:

  • have a deeper understanding of the human body
  • identify degenerative changes and disease states
  • develop technical skills to address the needs of clients in a clinical rehabilitation setting
  • acquire abilities to prevent and manage chronic disease and injury in cardiopulmonary, neuromuscular, musculoskeletal and metabolic conditions
  • master assessment, intervention, therapeutic and educational tools
  • understand duty of care and professional ethics
  • refine your communication skills
  • be able to confidently critique and apply evidence from scientific research to health care practices and services.

Career Opportunities

Graduates of this course will be ready to work as an exercise physiologist as part of a rehabilitation team in the public and private health sectors.

Work Integrated Learning

As part of your degree you will complete a compulsory clinical placement in which you will put theory into practice in a real-world environment. You will need to do an appropriate police check prior to this component.

Course details

Sample study plan

YEAR 1

  • Regional Anatomy and Physiology
  • Introduction to Statistics
  • Human Growth and Development
  • Sport Coaching Principles
  • Psychology 102
  • Systemic Anatomy and Physiology
  • Exercise Programming and Prescription
  • Becoming a Professional

YEAR 2

  • Biomechanics 1
  • Physiology of Exercise 1
  • Sport Coaching Pedagogy
  • Introductory Nutrition
  • Biomechanics 2
  • Sport and Performance Psychology
  • Biochemistry of Exercise
  • Physiology of Exercise 2

YEAR 3

  • Special Sports Studies (Part A)
  • Nutritional Science
  • Advanced Functional Anatomy
  • Motor Control and Skill Acquisition
  • Sports Medicine
  • Special Sports Studies (Part B)
  • Health, Disease and Exercise
  • Performance Analysis in Sport

YEAR 4

  • Advanced Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation
  • Clinical Practice in Exercise Physiology 1
  • Professional Practice in Exercise 1
  • Cardio-Pulmonary Conditions and Rehabilitation
  • Advanced Exercise Prescription
  • Clinical Practice in Exercise Physiology 2
  • Neuromuscular Conditions and Rehabilitation
  • Professional Practice in Exercise 2

Course specific
information

Upon completion of the degree you will be eligible to apply for membership to Exercise and Sport Science Australia (ESSA) and accreditation as an exercise physiologist. A number of industry qualifications are also available to students on completion of appropriate units.

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