12 months
46000 AUD/year
30000 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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The Sports Coaching program at the University of Sydney will equip you to apply a significant range of coaching principles and complex techniques across a wide and often unpredictable variety of coaching situations. 


During the Sports Coaching program at the University of Sydney, you will acquire the capacity to: apply professional and academic knowledge in developing and implementing effective learning experiences in the field of sports coaching examine the technological resources available to support the implementation of specific strategies in coaching athletes and teams develop an integrated model with the right mix of training activities, coaching pedagogy and sports science to optimise athletic performance.

On graduating, you will be able to effectively apply the principles of planning and competently implement, maintain, assess and amend the planning process on a macro and micro scale.

Career Pathways 

If you are an elite level coach or an experienced elite athlete looking for a competitive edge, this course has been designed with you in mind. The Master of Education (Sports Coaching) has been designed for elite-level coaches and experienced elite athletes seeking to become coaches.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Adult Learning and Development
  • Applying Sport Science to Coaching 
  • Assessment Literacy for School Teachers 
  • Coaching Pedagogy 
  • Contemporary Issues in Coaching 
  • Data Literacy for School Teachers  

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


48 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • CRICOS Number: 000674B 
  • a bachelor's degree from the University of Sydney or equivalent qualification and either the completion of relevant postgraduate studies or a minimum of two years coaching/sporting experience at an elite level; or
  • Level 2 National Coaching Accreditation Scheme accreditation or equivalent and either the completion of relevant postgraduate studies or a minimum of four years coaching/sporting experience at an elite level.
  • English language results
  • Academic transcripts

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    46000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 46000 AUD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    30000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 30000 AUD per year during 12 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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