Graduate Certificate in Sport and Exercise

University of Southern Queensland USQ

This program aims to provide students with the opportunity to develop and extend their knowledge and skills relevant to health, fitness and sports performance across the lifespan to an advanced level. Students undertaking the program will usually have qualifications in various related disciplines (although any undergraduate degree is acceptable) or be students who have completed an undergraduate degree in the area of sport and exercise. The program may be used to meet work or professional requirements, allow for program exemptions, or be part of course requirements in some postgraduate programs. It is designed to meet personal achievement goals or provide for career opportunities within the health, sports and fitness industry such as sports coaches, personal trainers, sports development officers or a range of other roles.

Course Fee:

Australian: $9,840
International: $13,120

Entry Requirements:

Completion of an Australian university Bachelor degree in any area, or equivalent; AND English Language Proficiency requirements for Category 3.


4 units: 2 compulsory courses; 2 specified approved courses.

Subjects you can Study:

Sport and Exercise

Study Pathways:

Articulate from: Bachelor of Sport and Exercise.

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00244B (QLD); 02225M (NSW)

Related Careers:

Sports Administrator,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Ipswich No info No Full time 0.5 year
Ipswich No info No Online 0.5 year
Ipswich No info No Part time 1 year

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Studying on-campus at one of our three locations (Toowoomba, Springfield and Ipswich) is a rewarding way to undertake a university degree in an innovative and friendly environment. Or, you can join more than 70 per cent of our students who choose to study online with us. There is also the option to fast-track most degrees by studying over summer.

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