Are you ready for an exciting career, on or off the field?

Explore our study area guide and see where a sport degree can take you.

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You can confidently choose Deakin

Deakin’s courses are recognised by industry, recommended by your peers and will make you a highly sought-after graduate.

250+

ONLINE COURSES

60,000+

ONLINE STUDENTS

Victoria’s #1

UNIVERSITY FOR COURSE SATISFACTION³

Top-ranking

UNIVERSITY CAREER SERVICE⁴

Hit the ground running with a sport degree

Explore our diverse sport courses and find out which one is right for you.

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+13,100 sports and personal service workers
+3,700 coaches, instructors and officials
+101,400 health professionals
+2,500 journalists and writers

Be ready for an exciting career, on or off the field

Distinguish yourself during Australia's Golden Decade of Sport. With Australia being home to the 2032 Olympics and Paralympics in addition to several major sporting events, tens of thousands of jobs are expected to be created in the sector.⁶ There is strong growth projected in a number of roles in the sport industry to May 2028.⁷

Our interactive learning platform brings the classroom to you

Study online and take full control over how you study.
You can study online and on campus, too.

Flexible online learning

Our flexible degrees let you continue your career while you study. You can learn at your own pace, when and where it suits you, without compromising quality or support.

  • 80%

    of Deakin students found studying had a positive impact on their career.

  • 90%

    of graduates say they’d recommend studying at Deakin to family, friends or colleagues.⁸

Where can a sport degree take you?

Deakin’s close ties to industry will ensure you graduate with practical experience and a degree that is well regarded by employers. Our sport graduates share their experiences about Deakin.

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Georgia Middleton

Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science

The real-world application of learning at Deakin has given me a head start in the industry, as not only do they focus on the academic side, but they also prepare you for the workplace through placement hours and the opportunity to work with elite sporting clubs

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Dr Steve Foulkes

Master of Clinical Exercise Physiology

I always look back on my experience at Deakin fondly and seeing how it led me down this sort of path. I think when I was going through the masters, it became clear how important it was to highlight that link between exercise physiology and health outcomes.

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Abby McNish

Master of Business (Sport Management)

This course provided me with the skills and knowledge required to move around within a sporting organisation. It provides a solid foundation to build on your chosen direction. Having access to lecturers with real industry experience was so helpful when learning about opportunities and career paths.

Graduate ready for the jobs of tomorrow

You can confidently choose Deakin – for the past 40 years we’ve been perfecting distance and online learning.

Ready to launch a career you love?

Explore our study area guide and see where a sport degree can take you.

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What you get in the guide:

 Entry criteria             Course structure

 Course content        How to apply 

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