Faculty of Health

Why study Sport at Deakin?

Due to the variety of sport courses available, career outcomes are diverse. You can pursue a
career working in professional sport, major facilities and national sporting organisations. You
may also pursue a career in sport science and exercise behaviour analysis, nutrition, coaching
or as a development officer responsible for encouraging Australian and overseas communities
to participate in sport.

1. Purpose-built state of the art facilites with IT focus.

2. Taught by world leaders in the field

3. Opportunity to select from a range of different majors. These include: sports coaching, nutrition,
health promotion, human services, family society and health, people, society and disability
and psychology.

4. Activity units are available to transform theory in practice.

5. It is possible to complete a degree in Exercise and Sport Science with Commerce, majoring in
sport management.

6. Study at Deakin and have the opportunity to study units at overseas universities*

*subject to meeting requirements

Career opportunities
  • Sports Development Officer
  • Recreation Centre Manager
  • Personal Trainer
  • Sports Coach
  • Sports Scientist
  • Sports Administrator
  • Event Manager
  • Sports Nutrition
  • Corporate Health and Fitness
  • Exercise Physiologist
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19th July 2011