The Graduate Diploma in High Performance Sport delivers a series of core and elective study units (see below) focused on the technological advances for athlete monitoring, advanced principles of strength and conditioning, and the relationships between fatigue, adaptation, performance and injury. The Graduate Diploma is a pathway to further study in the Master of High Performance Sport.
This course is aimed at people already in the workforce as well as graduating students. It provides flexible learning pathways that can accommodate: professional employment commitments; internationally-based students; full-time or part-time enrolments; specific career and industry needs of individual students.
The course prepares graduates for the following roles:
High performance manager
Strength and conditioning coach
Sport science manager
To achieve the Graduate Diploma in High Performance Sport you must complete 80 credit points (CP).
As you progress through the course you will advised by your Course Coordinator on the appropriate units to take to fulfil the requirements.
Breakdown of credit points required to complete the course:
* EXSC652 Contemporary Issues in Sports Science includes a one-week, on-campus intensive component at ACU in Melbourne (February each year) or off-shore (overseas) by invitation in June/July each year.
# EXSC670 Team Dynamics is delivered in intensive, on-campus (attendance) mode at ACU in Melbourne (February each year).
* EXSC672 is a prerequisite for EXSC673
** EXSC673 is delivered in intensive, on-campus (attendance) mode at ACU’s Strathfield (Sydney) Campus in February each year.
Two semesters full-time or part-time equivalent.
The course is primarily delivered online, however students taking EXSC652 Contemporary Issues in Sports Science are advised that this includes a one-week, on-campus intensive component at ACU in Melbourne (February each year) or off-shore (overseas) by invitation in June/July each year.