What is high performance sport?
High performance sport refers to any elite athlete or team that competes at an international or national level of sport.
Why study high performance sport?
Studying high performance sport at a postgraduate level will provide you with the advanced knowledge, skills and attributes you need to successfully enhance an athlete or team's performance in elite sport.
Our new, flexible postgraduate programs are delivered online, with work integrated learning streams in every session and course content that's been developed in close consultation with our industry partners. Designed to foster excellent critical thinking skills, you'll learn the real-world knowledge you need to launch or expand your career in this exciting field.
- Master of High Performance Sport
- Graduate Diploma in High Performance Sport
- Graduate Certificate in High Performance Sport
High Performance Sport graduate attributes
Are effective, collaborative and responsive professionals capable of leading, managing and inspiring in the field of high performance sport.
Exhibit reflective critical thinking to optimise decision making and enable positive change through creative, effective and evidence-based solutions.
Ethics, Responsibility and Professional Practice
Take personal, social and ethical responsibility for their contribution to sport, exercise and health by demonstrating professional sports science practice including ethical considerations, legislated requirements and the service delivery setting.
Knowledge Application and Service Delivery
Acquire knowledge of methods to increase performance and reduce injury, and apply a detailed process of planning to deliver high-quality sports performance services and optimised health outcomes for users.
Relationships, Communication and Engagement
Demonstrate professional relationships, effective and sensitive communication techniques, teamwork and engagement with key stakeholders in a multidisciplinary and diverse high performance sport environment.
Indigenous Cultural Respect
Demonstrate professional cultural competency, which contributes to the health and wellbeing of Indigenous Australians, inclusive of physical, social, emotional and spiritual wellness.