FEES FOR 2018


All fees listed are GST exclusive.

The Course Accreditation Manager will issue a deposit invoice (10% of the full application fee) three months before the agreed application submission date. This non-refundable deposit must be paid two months before the agreed application submission date. ESSA takes no responsibility for any delays if the deposit is not paid timely. 

All fees must be paid in full before processing of an application is initiated. ESSA takes no responsibility for delays in commencing application reviews where the education provider fails to provide timely full payment of the application fee.

Full Accreditation

An undergraduate course for accreditation at the level of exercise science $30,320
A postgraduate course for accreditation at the level of exercise physiology $30,320
An undergraduate course for accreditation at the level of exercise science and exercise physiology $31,103
One undergraduate course for accreditation at the level of exercise science and one postgraduate course for accreditation at the level of exercise physiology - if applications for both courses are submitted concurrently $30,493
Additional courses (per course) – if an application for an additional course is submitted concurrently with other courses $1,289
Additional campuses (per campus) – if the application for a course at each campus is submitted concurrently $9,054
Administration fee for incomplete applications, applications including large quantities of irrelevant information and/or documentation, and applications that are not presented as requested $600
Additional site visits that are required in order to finalise an application outcome. Such fees will be levied according to the requirements for the site visit To be determined by the Course Accreditation Manager

For education providers that have multiple courses, but choose not submit all of their courses concurrently for consideration of accreditation, please contact the Course Accreditation Manager.

Qualifying Accreditation

An undergraduate course for accreditation at the level of exercise science $2,410
A postgraduate course for accreditation at the level of exercise physiology $2,410
An undergraduate course for accreditation at the level of exercise science and exercise physiology $3,313
One undergraduate course for accreditation at the level of exercise science and one postgraduate course for accreditation at the level of exercise physiology - if applications for both courses are submitted concurrently $3,213
Additional courses (per course) – if an application for an additional course is submitted concurrently with another or courses $268

Annual Fees

The annual fee structure is applicable to all universities who submit an application for accreditation from 2018. Annual fees are payable each year following the application submission until the course is due to be submitted for re-accreditation. Hence the first year that annual fees will be due for 2018 applications will be in 2019. 
The annual fee for 2019 is $3,000. The 2020 annual fee is estimated to be $3,000.

Accreditation Conditions

Fees for accreditation conditions will be determined on a case-by-case basis, dependent upon the extent of the work involved to review accreditation condition submissions. However, a minimum fee of $400 will be incurred. 

Course Changes

Fees for course changes will be determined on a case-by-case basis, dependent upon the extent of the changes to be considered. However, a minimum fee of $400.00 will be incurred.