Sport at Victoria University

Start your career in sports & exercise

Turn your passion for sport into a career with a course in exercise science, PE, coaching, fitness, sport management or outdoor recreation.

Victoria University is ranked number 7 globally for sport science.*

As leaders in sport we offer over 40 sports-related courses at undergraduate, postgraduate and vocational education (TAFE) levels. Our research in human movement and sport science has a world-class reputation.

* ShanghaiRanking: 2022 Academic Rankings of World Universities

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Our courses

Victoria University is one of Australia's most recognisable sport universities.

We have an outstanding reputation in sport, exercise science, health and fitness, gained through our extensive offering of sport-related courses and world-class facilities.

Also unique to VU is our significant research and partnerships, as well as our leading academic staff.

We have the largest number of students enrolled in sport courses, and more sports industry partners than any other university. We also have the most graduates working in the sport industry.

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Our partners

Women in sport

Victoria University is focused on shaping the future of sport by championing the cause of women and removing participation boundaries for women and girls in sport and physical activity.

Sports inclusion

Indigenous people with a disability, particularly women

We've created resources for sport organisations to improve access to sport for people with disability, in particular people from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island backgrounds. These include:

This project was funded by the Australian Government Department of Social Services.

Sport strategy

We have strong ambitions to be Australia’s leading sport university and a global leader in sport.

The VU Sport Strategy, 2019-2023: From Grassroots to Elite (PDF, 2.42 MB) will drive us to achieve this ambition.