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Postgraduate Sport programmes

14 September 2023

We offer a variety of sport options beyond our Bachelor of Sport. Whether you're interested in sport coaching or becoming a Physical Education teacher, our qualifications cater for all levels. Learn more about postgraduate study in Sport Coaching and Sport Science at UC.


UC offers a variety of sport options beyond the Bachelor of Sport. 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 postgraduate sport science programmes draw on the knowledge of expert practitioners, within and outside UC, sport science research and the experiences of the teaching team. The fields of study include: exercise physiology, biomechanics, performance analysis, sports biochemistry, strength and conditioning, sport psychology and more.

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


Postgraduate qualifications in Sport Coaching and Sport Science

Postgraduate Certificate in Sport Science

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

Postgraduate Sport Science brochure


Postgraduate Diploma in Sport Science

The Postgraduate Diploma in Sport Science requires 120 points, with two compulsory courses and two elective courses. 

Postgraduate Sport Science brochure


Master of Sport Science

The Master of Sport Science requires 180 points of which 90 points (three courses) are compulsory. Students will normally be required to have achieved a B average in their undergraduate degree. 

Postgraduate Sport Science brochure


Other requirements

Students are advised that enrolment in some courses and access to health care agencies for clinical, research or work integrated learning requires compliance with Ministry of Health and agency requirements regarding vaccination and / or health screening. As these requirements are subject to change, updates and information will be provided on or during enrolment in specific courses.


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