Master of Exercise Physiology

Master of Exercise Physiology

Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

Master of Exercise Physiology

Credit points for award: 96
Full-time, 4 semesters

Full-time mode

Year 1

Semester 1
EXSS5029
Exercise Metabolism and Physiology
6      Semester 1
EXSS5050
Human Motor Learning and Control
6      Semester 1
EXSS5058
Principles of Exercise Programming
6    C EXSS5029 and EXSS5059


Students must have a current CPR certificate of competency
Semester 1
EXSS5059
Professional Practice 1
6    A Students must meet all pre-placement requirements as outlined on the University of Sydney Course-specific Checks and Clearances website (http://sydney.edu.au/current_students/enrolment/course_check.shtml). Further, students must have in Sonia an up-to-date CPR certificate and declaration that they have read and understood key documents related to privacy and confidentiality, codes of conduct, NSW Health policies and general communication/email etiquette. NSW Health and other sites may require students to undertake mandatory orientation and induction modules as relevant to the specific placement site.Failure to meet these requirements may prevent a student from being allocated to, and/or completing a placement or fieldwork unit of study irrespective of their enrolment status.
P EXSS5061 and EXSS5068
C EXSS5029 and EXSS5058


Students must have a current CPR certificate of competency prior to undertaking placement
Semester 1
SEMESTER 1 TOTAL: 24 CREDIT POINTS
Semester 2
EXSS5048
Exercise Throughout the Lifespan
6    P EXSS5029


There are 3 hours total of lectures and/or tutorial sessions each week. Attendance and participation is strongly recommended for lectures and required for all tutorials, as all material is examinable and attendance and participation at tutorials will contribute to your overall mark.
Semester 2
EXSS5051
Clinical Biomechanics
6    A Anatomy; biomechanics/physics.
Semester 2
EXSS5060
Advanced Exercise Programming
6    A EXSS5029
P EXSS5058


Students must have a current CPR certificate of competency
Semester 2
EXSS5061
Professional Practice 2
6    A EXSS5029 and EXSS5058
P EXSS5059
C EXSS5060
Semester 2
SEMESTER 2 TOTAL: 24 CREDIT POINTS

Year 2

Semester 1
EXSS5062
Exercise for Musculoskeletal Conditions
6      Semester 1a
EXSS5064
Nutrition and Pharmacology
6      Semester 1a
EXSS5065
Clinical Exercise Science Case Studies 1
6      Semester 1a
EXSS5068
Practicum 1
6    P EXSS5061


Students must have a current CPR certificate of competency prior to undertaking clinical work.
Intensive February
Intensive January
Intensive June
Intensive October
Semester 2b
SEMESTER 1 TOTAL: 24 CREDIT POINTS
Semester 2
EXSS5066
Clinical Exercise Science Case Studies 2
6      Intensive September
EXSS5069
Practicum 2
6    P EXSS5061 and EXSS5062


Students must have a current CPR certificate of competency and be verified in ClinConnect prior to undertaking clinical work
Intensive February
Intensive January
Intensive July
Intensive June
Intensive October
Semester 2b
EXSS5070
Practicum 3
6    P EXSS5061 and EXSS5062


Students must have a current CPR certificate of competency and be verified in ClinConnect prior to undertaking clinical work.
Intensive February
Intensive January
Intensive July
Intensive June
Intensive October
Semester 2
Semester 2b
EXSS5071
Practicum 4
6    P EXSS5061 and EXSS5062


Students must have a current CPR certificate of competency and be verified in ClinConnect prior to undertaking clinical work.
Intensive February
Intensive January
Intensive July
Intensive June
Intensive November
Intensive October
Semester 2b
SEMESTER 2 TOTAL: 24 CREDIT POINTS