Sport coaching (Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science - Advanced Honours)



The coaching major develops leadership skills for sports coaching and instruction. It is underpinned by sports science, pedagogy, personal development, and practical real world coaching experience.

The emphasis is on development of essential skills employers value including planning, organisation, presentation, evaluation, and problem solving. The coaching major has been developed with national sporting organisations, elite coaches, and expert academics to provide the latest in innovative coaching theory and practice. This major provides a necessary skill set for those considering a career where skills in coaching, instruction, or teaching are an essential component.

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Key information


Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong)

Unit set code

MJ-H000011 - Major

MN-H000011 - Minor

Explore units


  • Essentials of Exercise Delivery HSE103
  • Principles of Sport Coaching HSE105 *
  • Motor Learning and Development HSE204
  • Advanced Sport Coaching Theory and Practice HSE205 *
  • Issues in Sport Coaching HSE305 *
  • Sport Coaching and Development Practicum HSE321 *
  • * Units required for Minor sequence

    This minor sequence is available only to courses who offer a minor sequence in their course. H343 Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Sciences and H315 Bachelor of Nutrition Science courses do not offer a minor sequence in the course.