FEES FOR 2020

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

$30,775

A postgraduate course for accreditation at the level of Exercise Physiology

$30,775

An undergraduate degree for accreditation at the level of Exercise Science and Exercise Physiology

$31,570

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.

$31,570

Additional courses (per course), if an application for additional courses is submitted concurrently with other courses.

$1,289

Administration fee for incomplete applications, applications containing large quantities of irrelevant information and/or documentation, and applications that are not presented as specified within the Course Accreditation Guide.

$600


For courses that are delivered at multiple campuses, please contact the Course Accreditation Manager for additional fees costs. 

Costs for additional site visits that are required to finalise an application outcome will be levied according to the specific requirements for the visit and will be determined by the Course Accreditation Manager.

Education providers that have multiple courses but choose not submit all of their courses concurrently for consideration of accreditation must contact the Course Accreditation Manager for fee costs. 

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

$3,213

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 additional courses is submitted concurrently with other courses.

$268

Annual Fees

The annual fee for 2020 is $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 or time for a team to attend further stakeholder sessions. 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. 

Appeal Fees

Fees for a course accreditation appeal are $5,058 (GST exclusive). 
Note: This does not include the cost of any site visit that maybe necessary.