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Build the hands-on skills and industry knowledge you need to turn your passion on the field into a career

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Why study sport at La Trobe?

From coaching to sport science and education, at La Trobe, you'll build skills, knowledge and networks to set you up with a successful career in sport.

You'll be able to:

  • Immerse yourself in a high-performance sport environment and rub shoulders with Victorian sporting clubs at our state-of-the-art Sports Park
  • Get study that fits around you with fully online, on-campus or blended study options
  • Benefit from our world-class facilities, including our athlete performance space, AFL oval, FIFA-1 accredited synthetic soccer pitch and more
  • Gain experience with industry leaders such as Carlton Football Club, Melbourne City FC, AFL Victoria, Tennis Australia and Exercise Research Australia
  • Learn from leading experts in a university that's in the world's top 50 for sport*

* Quacquarelli Symonds (QS), 2022, QS World University Rankings by Subject 2022: Sports-Related Subjects

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Master of Sport Analytics

Master of Sport Analytics

Popular course

Prepare for an in-demand career in consultancy firms, information and media companies, private sporting organisations and more. Possible roles include:

  • sports analyst
  • data scientist
  • game analyst
  • data analyst.

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Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science

Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science

Popular course

Gain the skills and experience you need for a career in healthcare, sports, exercise and recreational facilities, education, aged care, government and more. Possible roles include:

  • sports scientist
  • health and wellness officer
  • personal trainer
  • injury prevention or rehabilitation coach.

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Bachelor of Business (Sport Management)

Bachelor of Business (Sport Management)

When you study sport management as a major, you'll graduate ready to work in professional sport teams, sport institutes, international sporting leagues and more. Possible roles include:

  • sport and recreation officer
  • sport administrator
  • general manager of a sporting club
  • sport manager.

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Become a sport ambassador

Learn from iconic sportspersons and influential international figures in this free online course. You'll gain the skills, confidence and cultural awareness you need to become a sport ambassador and make a positive impact through sport.

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