Graduate Certificate of Sport and Exercise
Upgrade your sports and fitness qualifications
The Graduate Certificate of Sport and Exercise is designed for students who wish to advance their skills in the areas of health, fitness and sports performance. This degree has a focus on developing health and fitness of people across their whole lifespan, including those with chronic disease and disability. The Graduate Certificate of Sport and Exercise is also an excellent opportunity for those already working within the health, sport and exercise industry to advance their career, use it as a pathway to further learning, or as a start to a career in this exciting and fast-paced industry.
Depending on other qualifications and experience, membership of professional associations such as the Australian Council for Health, Physical Education and Recreation (ACHPER) is available.
In addition to the courses listed below, you will also need to complete professional experience. These experiences provide you with opportunities to put theory into practice.
How much will it cost?
Approximate annual costs1 for your first year of study (4 units) in this program are:
|Domestic full fee paying||AUD 9840|
Loan to help you pay your fees
You may not have to pay your course (subject) fees upfront. FEE-HELP allows you to defer your fees until your income reaches a certain level.
You may also be eligible to receive financial support from Centrelink.
Scholarships and financial assistance
You may be able to apply for scholarships to help with your study costs.
- 3-year bachelor degree or equivalent qualification
English Language Requirements
You are required to satisfy the applicable English language requirements. This program requires a minimum of IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.
If you do not meet the English language requirements you may apply to study a University-approved English language program.
A number of other pathways are also available if you haven't been able to study previously or don't meet the requirements for entry into your program of interest.
How to apply
Applying directly to USQ:
- Semester 1, 2020 - applications close Friday 6 March, with semester 1 commencing on Monday 24 February 2020.
- Semester 2, 2020 - applications close Friday 17 July (QTAC) and 24 July (direct), with semester 2 commencing on Monday 13 July 2020.
If you are applying via QTAC, you will need to check the QTAC closing dates.