Department of Sport, Exercise and Nutrition Sciences

Our courses prepare graduates for a wide range of careers – from health and nutrition, to sport and human performance.

Our facilities, including La Trobe University’s Sports Park, give students the practical experience they need to become career ready.

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Study

Our students learn from academic staff, skilled practitioners and leading industry partners.

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Research

Research

Our researchers are working to tackle some of the big health issues of our time.

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Partnerships

Partnerships

Our teaching and research partnerships are transforming health and wellbeing.

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Facilities

Facilities

Discover our state-of-the-art facilities in sport, exercise and nutrition sciences.

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Top-rated nationally

Our research in nutrition and dietetics is rated ‘well above world standard'.

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

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

Diploma of Sport Coaching and Development

La Trobe's Diploma of Sport Coaching and Development is a one-year full-time program delivered at Ikon Park, the home of the Carlton Football Club.

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