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Sports coaching courses

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.

Careers

Many of our graduates gain employment in the following roles:

  • sports coach
  • outdoor recreation officer
  • personal trainer.

Colleges

Our sports coaching courses are provided by the College of Sport & Exercise Science and Victoria University Polytechnic.

Bachelor degrees (undergraduate) 2 courses

Code:
SBPH
Fees:

2020: A$13,700*
* fee per semester

Intakes:
2020: February, July
Duration:
3 years
Campus:
Footscray Park
This course provides knowledge and skills in physical education and sport science through a range of subjects across various disciplines.
Code:
SBSA
Fees:

2020: A$13,700*
* fee per semester

Intakes:
2020: February, July
Duration:
3 years
Campus:
Footscray Park

Join Australia's leading sport university and gain the very best knowledge for a professional career in the sport and exercise industry.

Postgraduate research 2 courses

Postgraduate Research

Research postgraduate

Our Office for Research provides support to our current and future researchers, such as:

  • identify a research topic
  • find a supervisor
  • apply for research supervision or grants.
Code:
HRAT
Fees:

2019: A$14,000** fee per semester

Intakes:
2019: February and July
Duration:
2 years
Campus:
Footscray Park
VU’s Master of Arts develops specialist knowledge through creative-industry collaborations and expert guidance.
Code:
UPSS
Fees:

2019: A$14,000** fee per semester

Intakes:
2019: February and July
Duration:
4 years
Campus:
Footscray Park
The Doctoral degree in Sport and Recreation is an advanced research program offered across VU’s research focus areas.

TAFE certificates & diplomas 1 course

Code:
SIS50612
Fees:

2020: A$8,600*
* fee per semester

Intakes:
2020: February, July
Duration:
1 year
Campus:
Footscray Park
Develop your skills in the sport and recreation industry gaining knowledge in project management, and facilitating and coordinating teams and groups.

Short courses 1 course

Code:
VNEAP
Duration:
1000 hours
Campus:
City Flinders
EAP is a university and TAFE preparation course. It is designed for students with upper intermediate to advanced levels of English who want to gain admission to an Australian TAFE, undergraduate or postgraduate course.
I chose VU because of its links to professional sporting organisations, outstanding research facilities and well-respected staff. I was recently appointed Physical Performance Manager at the Western Bulldogs in the AFL.
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