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Sport and Exercise Medicine

Sport and Exercise Medicine

Sport and Exercise Medicine

Your Pathway into Sport and Exercise Medicine training in North Queensland

Entry Requirements

  • General medical registration
  • Completion of PGY3
  • Citizen or permanent resident of Australia or New Zealand
  • Successful completion of the Australian College of Sport and Exercise Physicians (ACSEP) Entrance Examination
  • Refer to the Australasian College of Sport and Exercise Physicians for further information on selection and/or eligibility

Total Training Time

Total: 4 years (full-time)

The minimum duration of the training program is four years 

How to Apply

Applicants who have met all of the perquisites for the Sport and Exercise Medicine Training Program will be asked to complete an Application Form and populate their CV in an ACSEP predefined CV template. Applicants apply directly to the College to gain entry into the training program.

Application Deadline

Applications open at the end of July each year. If you have successful completed the entrance exam you will receive an Application Form and CV template to complete.  

Frequently Asked Questions

What should I study for my entrance exam?

For information on what to study please see the ACSEP Entrance Examination FAQ’s 

When will I find out if I have been offered an interview?

You will be notified in late August of your outcome and whether you have been offered and interview. Please visit the Australasian College of Sport and Exercise Physicians for further details. 

How are the interviews undertaken?

  1. ACSEP uses the Multiple Mini Interview (MMI) format. Applicants move through a series of stations of between 6-10 minutes in length where an interviewer will ask a series of pre-determined questions. 
  1. The domains of practice that are evaluated during the interview can include the following: Communication - Collaboration - Management - Quality and Safety - Health Advocacy - Research - Teaching and Learning - Professionalism and Cultural Awareness. 

Is there a fee associated with the interview process?

There is a payment associated with the interview process. If you are approved to attend an interview, you will be provided with a link to pay the candidate interview fee. 

Disclaimer: The information provided on this website aims to assist medical students and doctors in training with medical career planning. While every effort has been made to ensure the information is current and accurate, all details should be verified through the relevant Specialist College.

NQRTH is an initiative of the Australian Government's Integrated Rural Training Pipeline (IRTP) and is facilitated by James Cook University in partnership with public and private hospitals, Queensland Aboriginal and Islander Health Council (QAIHC), health services, Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisations (ACCHOs) and GP clinics.

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