18 months
799 AUD/credit 38352 AUD/year
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The Master in High Performance Sport at the University of Technology Sydney is designed for students from diverse backgrounds and delivered using flexible learning methods suitable for working professionals, domestic and international students.     

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The Master in High Performance Sport at the University of Technology Sydney structure enables full-time or part-time study where students can enter or exit at a Graduate Certificate (4 subjects), Graduate Diploma (8 subjects) or Master’s (12 subjects) level. This nested course structure provides a solid grounding of the knowledge and skills required in a variety of high performance sport careers whilst offering the opportunity to advance and tailor knowledge and skills development at an advanced level. 

The course is developed and delivered in collaboration with industry experts from the field, with each subject comprising of a mix of theory and evidence-based practice. Research-inspired course content is delivered by world-leading academics and industry partners, which allows students to apply an expert level of knowledge and understanding to a range of areas that meets the diverse needs of the high performance sport industry. Graduates enter the workforce as expert and collaborative problem solvers, who are capable of leading, managing and inspiring in the field of high performance sport.

Course aims   

The Master of High Performance Sport course aims to produce graduates that:

  • Are effective, collaborative and responsive professionals capable of leading, managing and inspiring in the field of high performance sport.
  • Exhibit reflective critical thinking to optimise decision making and enable positive change through creative, effective and evidence-based solutions.
  • Take personal, social and ethical responsibility for their contribution to sport, exercise and health by demonstrating professional sports science practice including ethical considerations, legislated requirements and the service delivery setting.
  • Acquire knowledge of methods to increase performance and reduce injury, and apply a detailed process of planning to deliver high-quality sports performance services and optimised health outcomes for users.
  • Demonstrate professional relationships, effective and sensitive communication techniques, teamwork and engagement with key stakeholders in a multidisciplinary and diverse high performance sport environment.
  • Demonstrate professional cultural competency which contributes to the health and well-being of Indigenous Australians, inclusive of physical, social, emotional and spiritual wellness.


The Master of High Performance Sport degree is designed for those seeking to work at an expert level in high performance sport, in a variety of settings. Graduates plan, deliver and analyse strategic approaches for elite athletes and coaches, aiming to enhance performance and reduce injury. Throughout the course, students develop skills in critical thinking to optimise holistic decision making and enable positive change through creative, effective and evidence-based solutions.

Career options include practitioner roles (eg sport scientist, strength and conditioning coach, performance analyst, high-performance manager) in a variety of sport settings (eg professional sporting organisations, national and international performance institutes, schools, university research institutions, government and non-government funded sporting programs).

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • High Performance Science
  • High Performance Coaching
  • Conditioning the High Performance Athlete  
  • Injury Prevention and Management in High Performance Sport
  • Recovery and Nutrition for High Performance Sport  
  • Applied Research Skills for High Performance Sport including Statistics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months
  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


72 alternative credits


Blended, Online

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS Provider No: 00099F   

  • Applicants must have completed a UTS recognised bachelor's degree, or an equivalent or higher qualification, or submitted other evidence of general and professional qualifications that demonstrates potential to pursue graduate studies.
  • Applicants who do not have an undergraduate degree but who have extensive relevant work experience may be considered eligible.
  • The English proficiency requirement for international students or local applicants with international qualifications is: Academic IELTS: 6.5 overall with a writing score of 6.0; or TOEFL: paper based: 550-583 overall with TWE of 4.5, internet based: 79-93 overall with a writing score of 21; or AE5: Pass; or PTE: 58-64; or CAE: 176-184.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    38352 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 799 AUD per credit during 18 months.
  • A small number of postgraduate courses offer government subsidised Commonwealth Supported Places (CSP).   

Living costs for Sydney

1882 - 3547 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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