Whether you are interested in outdoor recreation or personal training, we can help get your sports coaching career on track.
We are Australia's largest provider of teaching programs in sport and exercise science. Benefit from our close links with groups such as the Victorian and Australian Institutes of Sport, Western Bulldogs and the AFL. With our state-of-the-art, $68 million sport and learning precinct, you will enter a highly engaging, switched-on environment.
Gain the skills to take your advance your career. You can study at TAFE or postgraduate level.
Prepare for your ideal career as a leader in fitness centres and community-exercise programs, with a Bachelor of Fitness from VU.
Join Australia's leading sport university and gain the very best knowledge for a professional career in the sport and exercise industry.
Work with football clubs to improve player performance, with a Graduate Certificate in Performance Analysis (Football).
Our sport-strategy course allows experienced sport-management professionals and recent sport-management graduates to build upon their existing credentials with the latest knowledge and skills.
Gain a solid foundation in research methods before undertaking a thesis related to health or sport with the Master of Applied Research.
Complete a Master of Research in 18 months, in the areas of industry, community or urban development. This degree is tailored to graduates with a related bachelor degree, or an honours degree in a different discipline.
Complete a masters focused on innovations in health or sport – in just one year. Victoria University's Master of Research Practice recognises honours qualifications, letting you graduate sooner.
The Certificate III in Fitness gives you the skills and knowledge to work confidently as a gym instructor or group exercise instructor.
The Certificate IV in Fitness gives you the skills to kick start your career the health sector, one of the fastest growing industries globally.
Prepare for a career in the sport and recreation sector and develop essential sporting skills and industry knowledge.
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Studying sports coaching at VU
At Victoria University (VU), we want you to follow your passion and excel in the industry you've always dreamed of.
We're one of Australia's most industry-connected institutions, and are one of the top 2% of universities in the world.
You'll learn from leading industry professionals who combine theory with practice to prepare you for your career from day one.
Many of our graduates gain employment in the following roles:
- sports coach
- outdoor recreation officer
- personal trainer.
Colleges & schools
Our sports coaching courses are delivered by various colleges and schools across different VU campuses.