18 months
31000 AUD/year
21000 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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If you’ve already completed an undergraduate qualification in the field of sports, or have a bachelor’s degree in any field plus at least three years of sports sector experience, then the Master of High Performance Sport from University of Canberra could be just the thing to take your career to the next level.

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Delivered completely online, this 1.5-year full-time course can also be undertaken part-time. You will explore areas including management, leadership, sports science and analytics, and you can concentrate your studies and assessments to suit your personal areas of interest or employment. 

Upon graduation, you will have a thorough overview of the high performance sport sector and will be ready to help provide elite athletes and professional sporting teams with the competitive edge they need to achieve outstanding sporting success.

Study a Master of High Performance Sport from University of Canberra and you will:

  • support the very best performance in elite sport
  • strengthen your reputation as a professional coach and/or sports manager
  • network extensively within a co-operative industry
  • build a comprehensive knowledge of sports management theory and practice
  • ensure individuals and teams achieve their highest potential.

Career opportunities

  • Sports director
  • Team general manager
  • Technical director
  • Sports scientist
  • Sports analyst
  • Sports coach
  • Sports policy and strategy analyst
  • Sports marketing manager
  • Events manager

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • High Performance Sport Research Project 
  • High Performance Sport: A Systems Perspective
  • Performance Integrity
  • Research Methods in Sport and Exercise Science 
  • Resilience and Decision Making

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS or TOEFL needed


36 alternative credits


On Campus, Blended, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
79 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

Applicants must meet one of the following criteria:

  • a completed bachelor degree in a sport discipline
  • a completed bachelor degree in any field plus a minimum of three years of work experience in the sport sector.
CRICOS Code: 00212K

Tuition Fee

  • International

    31000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 31000 AUD per year and a duration of 18 months.
  • National

    21000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21000 AUD per year and a duration of 18 months.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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