Get set for a future in sport
Find out why Deakin's ahead of the pack when it comes to sport.
Our sports courses
Our courses will equip you with specialist knowledge and expert understanding in your field - and include degrees in:
- sport management
- sport development
- clinical exercise
- sport science
- health and physical education teaching.
Thanks to our industry partnerships, you'll also gain the practical experience and skills to pursue a successful career in sports-related professions.
Elite Athlete-Friendly University program
We'll help you balance your studies with the demands of training and competition. Plus, with access to our elite sports precinct, you can train on our MCG-sized AFL oval, FIFA-grade soccer pitch, eight-lane 400-metre athletics track, and more.
Learn more about our elite athlete program
Learn all about Deakin's involvement in the world of sports through our blog, Deakin Spirit. From athlete profiles, sports news and events, the blog has it all.
Centre for Sport Research (CSR)
CSR’s goal is to improve the health and performance of people and organisations through involvement in sports. As well as promoting sport and exercise, CSR conducts research that informs policy and touches on sport science, development and management.
Learn more about CSR
ESPN presents 'The Future of Footy', brought to you by Deakin
The Future of Footy: Analytics Role in Decision Making
ESPN speaks to Deakin’s sport experts and the Geelong Cats as they discuss the future of the game (Episode: Analytics Role in Decision Making).
The Future of Footy: The Science of Nutrition
The Future of Footy: Rehab and Recovery
ESPN discusses the cutting edge approaches being taken to rehabilitation and recovery with John Leydon, the Geelong Cats Academy Strength and Conditioning Coordinator.
The Future of Footy: Wearable Technology
ESPN speaks to Deakin’s Sport Experts and the Geelong Cats as they discuss the evolution of wearable technology.
School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences
Learn from the best in the world.
Ranked the #1 sport science school globally, Deakin's School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences offers a holistic approach to getting work-ready. With expert teaching staff and courses that are both industry-informed and led by research, we also offer students access to world-class sports facilities to help you get ahead in your field.