Master of High Performance Sport Program By University of Technology Sydney |Top Universities
  • QS World University Rankings
    137
  • QS Stars
    5+
  • Degree Other
  • Study Level Masters
  • Study Mode Blended
  • Course Intensity Full Time
  • Fees(AUD) 57528-
  • Scholarships Yes
  • Start date Feb

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The Master in High Performance Sport is designed for students from diverse backgrounds and delivered using flexible learning methods suitable for working professionals, domestic and international students. The course structure enables full-time or part-time study where students can enter or exit at a Graduate Certificate (4 subjects), Graduate Diploma (8 subjects) or Master’s (12 subjects) level. This nested course structure provides a solid grounding of the knowledge and skills required in a variety of high performance sport careers whilst offering the opportunity to advance and tailor knowledge and skills development at an advanced level.
The course is developed and delivered in collaboration with industry experts from the field, with each subject comprising of a mix of theory and evidence-based practice. Research-inspired course content is delivered by world-leading academics and industry partners, which allows students to apply an expert level of knowledge and understanding to a range of areas that meets the diverse needs of the high performance sport industry. Graduates enter the workforce as expert and collaborative problem solvers, who are capable of leading, managing and inspiring in the field of high performance sport.
In the Master in High Performance Sport students undertake up to three professional internships with organisations in the sport industry. This allows students to apply their knowledge, develop professionally, and network with industry partners. Students are encouraged to develop their ideas and test these in real world environments with practical relevance. Current workplace employment may also be considered for supplemental credit towards these internships. With the completion of three internships, students may be eligible for individual professional accreditation with Exercise and Sport Science Australia (ESSA), the peak national professional association for sport and exercise scientists.
Staff are highly respected globally in the field of sport and exercise science, health and human performance with extensive links to industry both locally and internationally. Their work focuses on collaborating with coaches to enhance athlete welfare and highlights the relationships between physical exercise and optimal performance, health and wellbeing in a range of diverse populations. Unique characteristics of the Master in High Performance Sport include its flexible curriculum, exposure to world-leaders in high performance sport and content suited to student-specific learning goals that meet the extensive requirements of industry.
For International students, subjects are delivered online with no requirement to leave their home country. Students are able to contextualise their learning to their local industry and community needs as well as experience expertise from Australia and other world leading sport performance countries.
For domestic students, the course is delivered through online content and a face-to-face intensive week each semester at the UTS Sport and Exercise Science building at the Moore Park Precinct, where students are supported by world-class infrastructure and state of the art research laboratories, alongside several leading sporting organisations. This location provides a unique environment and access to teams and athletic organisations who can also offer students practical placements and internship opportunities. Overall, this course ensures graduates are prepared both theoretically and practically to succeed in a competitive, dynamic and global environment to enable athletes and teams achieve lasting success.

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At the University of Technology Sydney (UTS), we think differently: we take a global approach to education that has innovation at its core. What’s more, we’re a university for the real world. All our courses are closely aligned with industry need, so what you learn will prepare you for your future career. 

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