Postgraduate qualifications in Sport Coaching and Sport Science

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UC offers a variety of sport options beyond the Bachelor of Sport Coaching. Our qualifications are aimed at all levels, from those interested in a career in sport coaching, to pathways to becoming a Physical Education teacher through to short courses to increase skills for people involved at any level of coaching or team management.

Our qualifications offer flexibility in delivery.  You can study part-time, full-time, at a distance or on campus.

Three new postgraduate qualifications in Sport Science are offered from 2018. They are Postgraduate Diploma in Sport Science (PGDipSS), Postgraduate Certificate in Sport Science (PGCertSS) and Master of Sport Science (MSS).

A range of first-year Sports Coaching courses are offered to Year 12 and 13 students through the STAR programme. These courses are designed to provide a challenging and stimulating opportunity for secondary school students and a chance to experience the varied programmes offered at the College of Education, Health and Human Development.

Postgraduate qualifications in Sport Coaching and Sport Science

The Postgraduate Certificate in Sport Science will require 60 points with one compulsory course.  It will have both Semester One and Two intakes.

Master of Sport Science brochure

The Postgraduate Diploma in Sport Science (*subject to CUAP approval, due August 2017) will require 120 points, with two compulsory courses and two elective courses. It will have both Semester One and Two intakes.

The Master of Sport Science will require 180 points of which 90 points (three courses) will be compulsory. Students will normally be required to have achieved a B average in their undergraduate degree. There will be intakes in both Semesters One and Two.

Master of Sport Science brochure

Students of other degrees with an interest in Sport Coaching may include our courses in other degrees.  Sport Coaching is also a popular choice for a double degree with common combinations including Law, Commerce and Management.

All courses are available by distance as well as on campus.

For all enquiries about Sport Coaching study options contact: