Graduate Certificate in Sport Integrity

VU course code: STSI | Level of study: Postgraduate
0.5 years full time or longer for part time

Fee type for this course: Full fee

City Campus


Aim for a rewarding career maintaining the positive role of professional and community sport, with a Graduate Certificate in Sport Integrity from VU.

During your study, you will come to understand the scope of illegal, corrupt, and anti-social conduct in sport. You will develop an ethical framework for questioning the causes and consequences for individuals and communities.

You will graduate with knowledge and skills for building positive sporting cultures, and managing negative influences with credibility and integrity.

This qualification opens career opportunities in community development, athlete relationship management, and sport organisation integrity commissions.

Entry requirements

When assessing your application, we consider your education, work experience, current skills and personal attributes (where relevant).

Applicants for this course will need to meet the entry criteria outlined below. If you don’t meet the entry criteria, you may be able to gain entry by first completing a different course. We call this a ‘pathway’.

For PhD applicants, we offer a related ‘Integrated PhD’ which allows you to establish relevant skills before beginning your research.

You may also be eligible for course ‘credits’, where you are granted a unit or units towards your qualification for equivalent previous study or work experience, so you can graduate sooner.

Entry criteria

Credit & Entry pathways into this course

Victoria University is committed to providing a transparent admissions process. Find out more about how to apply for our courses, and our commitment to admissions transparency. Meeting the minimum admission criteria does not guarantee entry into this course. Past academic performance may be considered.

Fees & scholarships

University fees vary, depending on how much the government contributes towards course costs (if anything).

Read below to find out about the fee ‘type’, the estimated yearly tuition costs for this course, and the financial support on offer (including our generous scholarship program).

10% discount for alumni

If you’ve previously completed a qualification with us, and you’re paying full fees for this course, you may be eligible for a 10% discount.

Find out how




Students who complete the course will be ready for sport-administrator positions, including the following:

  • community development officer
  • integrity officer
  • player relations officer
  • player welfare officer
  • player agent
  • stakeholder relations officer.

Visit the Jobs and Skills Australia website to see average salary & employment info for sports administrators in Australia.

To aim high in the sport business management world, continue your study with our Master of Sport Business.

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