HSE322 - Advanced Exercise Prescription


2023 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Online
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Cohort rule:

Must be enrolled in course version D391, D394.1, H300, H313, H315, H343.3, H344, H345, H353, M320.1

This unit is only available to students enrolled in M320.1, students who are completing the Exercise Science major sequence (MJ-H000016)

Campus contact:

Burwood (Melbourne): Troy Castricum


HSE103 or HSE301



Incompatible with:


Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the trimester undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

8 x online modules across the trimester (2-3 hours each)
11 x 2 hour seminars (3 that contain assessments) across the trimester
11 x 2 hour practicals across the trimester

Scheduled learning activities - online

8 x online modules across the trimester (2-3 hours each)
8 x 1 hour online seminars across the trimester
3 x full day compulsory on campus practical workshops at the Burwood campus across one weekend during trimester (i.e. both Saturday and Sunday) and one other Saturday during the trimester.

In-person attendance requirements

Both Online and Campus enrolled students are required to attend either the Burwood (Melbourne) or Waurn Ponds (Geelong) campus during the end-of-unit assessment period to complete Assessment 4: Practical examination.


This unit is designed to advance students’ knowledge and application of the principles of exercise prescription, exercise delivery and communication, with an emphasis on individualised, client-specific considerations, such as common musculoskeletal injuries, pregnancy and post-partum, children and older adults.

Hurdle requirement

  • Students will create, demonstrate and instruct a component of an individual training program, based on a case study scenario provided. Students are required to pass (≥50% according to the competency descriptors described in the marking rubric) the practical assessment in order to pass the unit.

Unit Fee Information

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