Interest area

By studying sport with us you'll truly be ready to hit the ground running, whichever career path you choose. Our diverse courses range from management, coaching and development through to business, science and clinical exercise.

#1 ranked sport science school in Australia*

Industry partners include Geelong Cats and Netball Australia

Hands-on learning in our world-class sport facilities

Courses within Sport

Learn in the real world

Australia's national pastime is sport – so why wouldn't we provide a cutting-edge course that's both elite athlete-friendly and has the world number one ranking for graduate salaries?

Source: SportBusiness International's Postgraduate Sports Course Guide, 2014

Partner with professional clubs and institutions

 You'll get hands-on learning with our prestigious sporting institution partners – from AFL and NRL clubs through to the Victorian Institute of Sport and Surf Life Saving Australia.

An elite athlete-friendly university

We'll help you achieve academic success alongside the heavy demands of training and pro competition. It's why we're a member of the Elite Athlete Friendly University Network (EAFU).

Research excellence

Get access to professional networks and contacts within the industry. Develop an in-depth knowledge of your particular area of interest – from movement analysis, physical activity and health through to sport performance.

I chose Deakin because it was a well respected University and an industry leader in this area of study.

Stephanie Moorhouse

Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science

Dedicated to sport

Deakin's sport facilities, partnerships and commitment to encouraging more women into the sector is second to none.

Learn more about sport at Deakin

Join the best sport science school in Australia

Deakin's School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences is a world-leading sports science school, ranked #1 in Australia. Shanghai Ranking's Global Ranking of Sport Science Schools and Departments ranked Deakin the #3 sport science school in the world*.

*ShanghaiRanking’s Global Ranking of Sport Science Schools and Departments 2018

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