Why study sport at La Trobe?

World-class sports research

La Trobe's research in human movement and sports science and in physiology is rated 'well above world standard'.

Australian Research Council, 2019, Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) Outcomes 2018

Top 50 globally

We’re ranked in the world’s top 50 for sport.

Quacquarelli Symonds (QS), 2023, QS World University Rankings by Subject 2023: Sports-Related Subjects

Modern facilities

Our Sports Park brings together elite performance, community recreation, teaching and research.

Explore the La Trobe Sports Park

Career opportunities in sport

Career pathways

The range of skills you build in sport will prepare you for a range of careers, including:

  • Physical performance coach
  • Sport journalist
  • Team manager
  • Event organiser
  • Program manager

Future employers

Potential employers of sport graduates include:

  • Carlton Football Club
  • Melbourne Rebels
  • Melbourne City
  • Foxtel
  • Nike
  • Australian Institute of Sport
  • YMCA

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