Master of Sports Rehabilitation

Course overview

  • 18 months full time / 3 years part time
  • Online
  • Available to domestic and international students
  • Term 1 Intake - January and Term 3 Intake - July


The Master of Sports Rehabilitation is designed for passionate exercise science professionals who want to train in assisting injured athletes back to performance health.

The course explores a range of rehabilitation areas across all aspects of athlete management including women’s health, neurology, musculoskeletal and global health. You will be able to select from a range of specialised subjects and learn from industry leaders, and you will have the opportunity to appraise authentic expert consultations of real clinical cases.

This course is 100% online and can be studied full-time or part-time, with the flexibility to personalise your learning experience to match your career goals. You will be able to tailor your studies and build on your knowledge through the selection of a range of specialised subjects such as neuromusculoskeletal radiology and sport psychology.

Who the course is for

The Master in Sports Rehabilitation is designed specifically for exercise scientists with a minimum of three years relevant sports injury prevention and management experience, and to doctors, physiotherapists, and podiatrists with a minimum of three years relevant sports performance and injury management experience.

International students are welcome to study this course. However, please note that this course is not available to international students who require a student visa to study in Australia as it does not meet the onshore study requirements and it is not registered with CRICOS.

Course aims

As part of this course, you will engage with international and interdisciplinary best practice methods in managing active people and athletes. You’ll extend your practice in assessing and managing athletes of all ages and abilities across the health illness-performance spectrum, using a person-centred focus.

You’ll also engage with contemporary approaches to sport, health and exercise, as well as the influence of evidence-informed practice and innovation in exercise participation and sport performance. You’ll approach this with evolving engagement with clinical practice guidelines and health policy.


Please note this course includes a pathway through the Graduate Certificate in Sports Medicine.