Launch your career in this diverse and rapidly growing field. 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 advance your career. You can study at TAFE or degree level.
Get ahead in the fast-paced world of business with a Bachelor of Business degree from Victoria University. Focus your studies in one of our specialisations and learn fundamental skills you can apply in any sector. Gain valuable industry experience through work placements.
Prepare for your ideal career as a leader in fitness centres and community-exercise programs, with a Bachelor of Fitness from VU.
Prepare for a career working in nature, with a Bachelor of Outdoor Education and Environmental Science from VU.
Become a leader in nature-based education and recreation through practical study and work experience, with Victoria University's Bachelor of Outdoor Leadership.
Join Australia's leading sport university and gain the very best knowledge for a professional career in the sport and exercise industry.
This double degree provides you with the capabilities and understandings of human movement, and the structure, practices and participant needs of the Australian sport, exercise and active recreation sector.
Develop sport management, administration and leadership capabilities with VU’s Graduate Certificate in Community Sport Management.
Work with football clubs to improve player performance, with a Graduate Certificate in Performance Analysis (Football).
Learn to promote the sport you love in community or elite settings, with a Graduate Certificate in Sport Marketing from VU. The sport-marketing qualification teaches you to build the brand and customer awareness of sport organisations.
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.
Undertake your PhD in a world-leading research centre. Victoria University's Institute for Health and Sport (IHES) provides expert supervision in a wide range of disciplines.
Receive intensive research training before beginning an innovative thesis in the broad areas of health and sport with our integrated PhD program.
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.
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Studying sports management 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:
- management (sport/recreation)
- youth worker
- sports administration.
Colleges & schools
Our sports management courses are delivered by various colleges and schools across different VU campuses.