Master of Applied Human Performance Science
The University of Western Australia (M355), 35 Stirling Highway, Perth, Western Australia 6009
131 UWA (131 892)
(+61 8) 6488 1000
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If you’re interested in furthering your career by studying this postgraduate degree, find out the admission details below.
(a) a relevant bachelor's degree, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA;
(b) the equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of at least 60 per cent.
(2) Applicants must compete for a place in Semester 1 if they have either;
(a) a bachelor's degree that has been accredited by Exercise & Sport Science Australia at the 'Exercise Science' level;
(b) an official ESSA "Graduate Entry Assessment" letter that demonstrates equivalence with "Exercise Science" members.
(3) All other applicants must compete for a place in Semester 2, and must have a relevant bachelor's degree that included foundation units in anatomy, functional anatomy, human physiology, biomechanics, exercise physiology and research methods/statistics.
Ranking and Selection Process
(a) the weighted average mark;
(b) the intake quota for that semester
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About the course
- Available 2022
- Perth (Crawley campus)
- Full-time only
- Partially Online
- Semester 1, Semester 2
- This course is not available to international student visa holders
Postgraduate coursework degrees and combined (coursework and research) degrees comprise a number of units. Refer to the course structure for more information.
Why study this course at UWA?
- UWA has a long-standing reputation for excellence in this field, we're ranked in the world's top 30 for Sports-Related subjects (QS 2021)
- One of the first master's degrees of its kind offered in Australia
- The extensive work-integrated learning component will allow you to acquire direct experience in a sport science work environment where you will apply your newly acquired knowledge and skills in a real world environment with an experienced host or mentor
What you'll learn
- Understand, design or modify, and apply, assessment protocols and methods appropriate to the athlete or team and the situation.
- Ability to design, deliver and interpret safe, effective and evidence-based Sports Science interventions for service users in a collaborative manner with medical, allied health and coaching staff
- Able to monitor, recognise, interpret, report and take appropriate action regarding adverse signs and symptoms that may arise during exercise, sport or recovery
- Understanding of, and capacity to practise in accordance with, ethically relevant policies, legislation and regulations, including those concerning anti-doping, member protection, match fixing, privacy, equal opportunity, antidiscrimination, and workplace health and safety.
UWA Exercise and Performance Centre
The UWA Exercise and Performance Centre (EPC) provides individual and group exercise services to improve health, function and physical performance.