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.

Bachelor of Fitness

Prepare for your ideal career as a leader in fitness centres and community-exercise programs, with a Bachelor of Fitness from VU.

Duration 3 years Campus Footscray Park Delivery mode Hybrid
Bachelor of Physical Education and Sport Science
This course provides knowledge and skills in physical education and sport science through a range of subjects across various disciplines.
Duration 3 years Campus Footscray Park Delivery mode Hybrid
Bachelor of Sport Science

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

Duration 3 years Campus Footscray Park Delivery mode Hybrid

Undergraduate Certificate in Primary Physical Education
Specialise in physical education for children to upskill or launch your dream career, with an Undergraduate Certificate in Primary Physical Education from Victoria University.
Duration 0.5 years Campus Footscray Park Delivery mode In person
Undergraduate Certificate in Secondary Physical Education
Learn skills that complement your passions for sport and coaching, with the Undergraduate Certificate in Secondary Physical Education from Victoria University.
Duration 0.5 years Campus Footscray Park Delivery mode In person
Undergraduate Certificate in Sport Science
Gain foundational knowledge of sport and exercise science with an Undergraduate Certificate in Sport Science from Victoria University.
Duration 0.5 years Campus Footscray Park Delivery mode In person

Graduate Certificate in Data Analytics for Sport Performance
Gain a formal qualification in data science with a unique sports context with a Graduate Certificate in Data Analytics for Sport Performance at Victoria University.
Duration 0.5 years Campus Footscray Park, Online Self Paced Delivery mode Online Self Paced
Graduate Certificate in Performance Analysis (Football)

Work with football clubs to improve player performance, with a Graduate Certificate in Performance Analysis (Football).

Duration 0.5 years Campus Online Self Paced Delivery mode Online Self Paced
Graduate Certificate in Sport and Exercise Science
Gain the foundational skills and knowledge to succeed in the global sport industry with a Graduate Certificate of Sport and Exercise Science at Victoria University.
Duration 0.5 years Campus City Flinders Delivery mode Hybrid
Master of Sport and Exercise Science
Gain the high-level skills and knowledge to succeed in the global sport industry with a Master of Sport and Exercise Science at Victoria University.
Duration 1.5 years Campus Footscray Park Delivery mode Hybrid

Master of Applied Research

Gain a solid foundation in research methods before undertaking a thesis related to health or sport with the Master of Applied Research.

Duration 2 years Campus City Flinders, Footscray Park, St Albans, Werribee Delivery mode Blended, In person
Master of Arts
VU’s Master of Arts develops specialist knowledge through creative-industry collaborations and expert guidance.
Duration 2 years Campus Footscray Park Delivery mode In person
Master of 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.

Duration 1.5 years Campus City Flinders, Footscray Park, Online Self Paced, St Albans, Werribee Delivery mode Blended, In person, Online Self Paced
Master of Research Practice

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.

Duration 1 year Campus City Flinders, Footscray Park, Online Self Paced, St Albans, Werribee Delivery mode Blended, In person, Online Self Paced

Certificate III in Fitness SIS30315

The Certificate III in Fitness SIS30315 gives you the skills and knowledge to work confidently as a gym instructor or group exercise instructor.

Duration 0.5 years Campus Footscray Park, Werribee Delivery mode Blended
Certificate IV in Fitness SIS40215

The Certificate IV in Fitness SIS40215 gives you the skills to kick start your career the health sector, one of the fastest growing industries globally.

Campus Footscray Park, Werribee

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.

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