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The University of Queensland

Brisbane , Queensland ,Australia

Master of Sports Medicine (MSpMed)

Widen your knowledge in the sports medicine field and incorporate sports medicine practices into your general practice.

This 16-unit coursework and research program has been created specifically for registered general practitioners who want to advance their knowledge and skills in sports medicine.

Through the program, you'll acquire the clinical knowledge, research and practical skills for evidence-based practice in sports medicine. The knowledge and skills gained will allow you to provide a comprehensive and interdisciplinary approach to prevention, treatment and management of sports injuries. You'll be well equipped to treat a range of active people, from amateur sports enthusiasts, elite athletes, children, and those with disabilities or advanced age.

The program offers flexible, work-based learning and is delivered entirely online using proven online learning pedagogies (such as hands-on video tutorials) and discussion forums to allow contact with expert staff and other general practitioners. Assessment projects are highly practical and industry relevant and they can also be customised to your own development needs.

You'll graduate with a respected qualification and enhanced knowledge to advance your professional skills or set yourself up for further academic study.

Program highlights

  • Study a program designed specifically for general practitioners to upskill in sports medicine practice.
  • Develop your core knowledge about diagnosing, treating and managing exercise-related injuries.
  • Enjoy the convenience of flexible, online, work-based study.
  • Benefit from studying Human Movement and Sport Sciences at UQ, ranked first in Australia and second in the world.


  • Feb
  • July

Application Processing Time in Days: 28

Application Process


Minimum English Language Requirements

English Level Description IELTS (1.0 -9.0) TOEFL IBT (0-120) TOEFL CBT (0-300) PTE (10-90)
Expert 9 120 297-300 86-90
Very Good 8.5 115-119 280-293 83-86
Very Good 8 110-114 270-280 79-83
Good 7.5 102-109 253-267 73-79
Good 7 94-101 240-253 65-73
Competent 6.5 79-93 213-233 58-65
Competent 6 60-78 170-210 50-58
Modest 5.5 46-59 133-210 43-50
Modest 5 35-45 107-133 36-43
Limited 4 32-34 97-103 30-36
Extremely Limited < 4 < 31 < 93 < 30

Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

An approved degree in medicine and 2 years full-time (or equivalent) post-qualification clinical practice. Applicants must hold registration as a medical practitioner in country of practice.
The minimum GPA to be considered for admission into this program is 4.0.