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Postgraduate

Graduate Certificate of Sport and Exercise

Graduate Certificate of Sport and Exercise (GCSE)
CRICOS: 093874B

Entry requirements
Study mode
  • On-campus
  • External
Campus
  • Ipswich
Duration
  • 0.5 year(s) (or part-time equivalent)
Start
  • Jan, May
Note: The July intake (Semester 2) is available part-time only (not suitable for international on-campus students). The External study mode is not suitable for international students residing overseas.

Overview

  • Is your passion to work in sport, exercise, health or fitness?
  • The Graduate Certificate of Sport and Exercise is 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.
  • During your degree, studies will cover aspects of sport and exercise science including exercise prescription, and programming and delivery.
Thinking of studying in 2024? UniSQ will be delivering flexible new ways of teaching, with different calendar offerings, making the balance of study and life easier. Read more in our new academic calendar FAQs.

Career outcomes

  • As a graduate of the Graduate Certificate of Sport and Exercise you can expect to find employment in areas such as health and physical activity promotion, as a sports coach, gym manager, recreation officer, personal trainer, sports development officer, or work within sports tourism, community sport and recreation, and promotion of sport performance among athletes.
  • This degree also prepares you for career advancement if you are already working within the industry.

Entry requirements

  • Completion of a 3-year bachelor degree, or equivalent qualification, in any discipline.
    OR
  • Minimum of 5 years' professional work experience equivalent to a bachelor degree qualification (AQF level 7).

English language requirements

You are required to satisfy the applicable English language requirements and this degree 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.

Recognition of prior learning or work experience

If you have previously studied in your home country, you may be eligible for recognition of prior learning to reduce the number of courses that you need to study to finish your program.

Pathways

UniSQ offers a number of bachelor degrees for you to study to help you meet the entry requirements for your chosen degree.

Degree structure

To complete this degree students must complete 4 units.

Courses to be studied Units
Core courses 2
1 x specialisation course 1
1 x elective  1
Total 4

Refer to the UniSQ Handbook for courses to be studied and recommended enrolment patterns.

Professional experience

As part of the degree, you will need to complete professional experience placements. These experiences provide you with opportunities to put theory into practice.

All students must be able to meet the physical and other professional requirements of professional practice within this degree.

Residential schools

All students will have the opportunity to come on-campus for residential schools, where you will attend face-to-face lectures and tutorials to gain practical experience, use facilities and specialist equipment, and meet staff and other students.

Fees and scholarships

Your actual fees may vary depending on the courses you select. We review our fees annually so these may be subject to change.

Approximate annual costs1 for international students' first year of study (4 units) in this degree:

Study Mode Cost
External/Online

You are responsible for the full cost of your course and are charged a tuition fee.

AUD 16320
On-campus

You are responsible for the full cost of your course and are charged a tuition fee.

AUD 16320

1 These are indicative annual fees for 2024. 

Student services and amenities fees

You may need to pay student services and amenities (SA) fees as part of your course costs.

Residential school costs

This degree includes an on-campus residential school component that involves travel, accommodation and meal expenses.

Scholarships

At UniSQ, we offer a range of scholarships to support your success at university. Find a scholarship that works for you.

How to apply

Complete your online application directly to UniSQ.

CRICOS: 093874B

Intakes

You can select to start your study in Trimester 1 or 2.

Study period  Orientation  Study period start date Finish date
Trimester 1, 2024  Monday 15 January Monday 22 January Friday 26 April 
Trimester 2, 2024 Monday 6 May Monday 13 May  Friday 16 August

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