Study postgraduate sport science

Take the next step towards your ultimate sport career with an international leader in sport education.

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Advance your career in sport

How could you benefit from studying with the best?

Learn from industry experts and alongside elite athletes who work with some of the top sporting organisations in Australia. You'll gain the specialist skills you need to maximise individual, athlete and team performance.

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  • World's #1 sport science school

    World's #1 sport science school

    Study at a world-leading sport science school, ranked #1 in the world and #1 in Australia.*

  • Real-world experience

    Real-world experience

    Get 220 hours of professional placement in the masters with some of our 150 industry partners, such as the Geelong Football Club.

  • Expand your career opportunities

    Expand your career opportunities

    A masters may lead you to be a Level 1 or 2 Accredited Sport Scientist with ESSA and allows you to apply for Level 2 Australian Strength and Conditioning Association accreditation. Our graduate diploma and graduate certificate are also pathways to ASCA accreditation.

Postgraduate sport science study areas

Looking to cover multiple areas of sport science? You'll study a comprehensive degree covering five different themes in your postgraduate study.

  • Strength and conditioning

  • Performance analysis and management

  • Sport science

  • Training design

  • Management and leadership

Gain competitive advantage

It’s important to get a postgrad qualification in a competitive market. The learning and practical application puts you higher when you’re going for that dream role.

John Leyden

Academy Strength and Conditioning Coordinator, Geelong Football Club

Become a proactive professional

Deakin graduates who work with us have advanced knowledge, a proactive approach and connect with our performance, club staff and athletes seamlessly.

Jane Woodlands-Thompson

General Manager Women’s Sport, Collingwood Football Club

Build real-world experience

A one year internship in the Strength and Conditioning department at Geelong Grammar was invaluable. I applied my knowledge both inside the gym and out on the field.

Aidan Edwards

Master of Applied Sport Science graduate

Your course options

Equip yourself with specialist knowledge and skills to take your sport career to the next level. Explore our suite of postgraduate sport science courses and unlock exciting opportunities to work as a high performance manager, sports scientist, strength and conditioning coach, rehabilitation coach, sports performance analyst and more.

Graduate Certificate of Strength and Conditioning

Develop customised strength and conditioning programs to improve the strength, power and endurance of your athletes and peak them for competition.

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Graduate Certificate of Sport Performance Analysis

Graduate ready to work in the emerging field of sport analytics – learn how to use performance analysis tech to improve athlete and team performances, and to produce better results.

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Graduate Diploma of Applied Sport Science

Combine training in advanced sport science, performance analysis and strength and conditioning to learn how to lead and manage high performance teams.

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Master of Applied Sport Science

Study cutting-edge sport science and be prepared with technical sport science skills and gain the ability to lead and manage high performance sport from local to elite levels.

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Get a glimpse of the future of sport

Be ready

You deserve a university with state-of-the-art, future-focused sport facilities that enable you to take the next step in your journey with confidence. At Deakin, you'll learn how to transform performance, chase precision, and design the future of sport, empowering you to achieve the best possible outcomes in your career.


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