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.
Bachelor degrees (undergraduate)
Graduate business-ready with hands-on industry experience and cutting-edge digital skills by studying a Bachelor of Business degree at Victoria University.
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.
Launch an exciting career in the great outdoors, with Victoria University's Bachelor of Outdoor Leadership – enquire now.
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.
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.
TAFE certificates & diplomas
Build your leadership skills for management and supervisory roles with the Certificate IV in Leadership and Management at Victoria University Polytechnic.
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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 3% 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.