Graduate Certificate in High Performance Sport Leadership
Course information for - 2023 entry
Offered at 1 locations
- Study mode
- 1 year part-time
- Fees (first year)*
- Start dates
Semester 1 intake: Not availableMidyear (Semester 2) intake: Beginning July 2023Applications open April 2023
The high performance sport industry is increasingly focused on developing employees and athletes with strong leadership skills and training in ethics and social responsibility. Proposed regulatory changes within the industry may make these skills a necessity.
This course is designed to address these industry demands by developing specialist knowledge and skills for leadership and communication in high performance sport settings. The course addresses its curriculum underpinned by dignity, self-worth and respect for others as a nuance to professionalism that makes such professionals more effective and more highly valued leaders.
The course targets experienced professionals in the High Performance Sport industry. Given these professionals are working, often in national and international contexts, the Graduate Certificate in High Performance Sport Leadership is designed to accommodate these commitments. Thus, the major design feature of the course is primarily online. The course is a pathway into ACU’s Master of High Performance Sport and Graduate Diploma in High Performance Sport.
Examples of potential employment settings include:
- professional and semi-professional sporting organisations
- international high performance sport organisations
- national institutes (of sport) network
- government and non-government funded sporting programs (e.g. University, Secondary school or post-Secondary school sporting clubs)
- sport and health based research
Examples of potential employment roles include:
- high performance manager
- sports science manager
- professional coach
- sports scientist
- strength and conditioning coach
- fitness coach/advisor
To complete the Graduate Certificate in High Performance Sport Leadership, a student must complete 40 credit points (cp).
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The degree is designed as a pathway into ACU’s Master of High Performance Sport and Graduate Diploma in High Performance Sport.
All costs are calculated using current rates and are based on a full-time study load of 40 credit points (normally 4 units) per semester.
A student’s annual fee may vary in accordance with:
- the number of units studied per semester;
- the choice of major or specialisation; and
- elective units.
The University reviews fees annually.
You should be able to concentrate on getting good marks instead of worrying about how you’ll pay your fees. We have a number of options that can help you ease the financial burden, including government assistance, scholarships and income support.
You could be eligible for one of the hundreds of scholarships we award each year to help students from across the university with the cost of studying, accommodation or overseas study opportunities. Some of our scholarships are awarded on the basis of merit, but these aren’t just for the academically gifted; ACU also recognises excellence in community engagement and leadership. We also offer a range of scholarships for those who may be struggling financially or who have faced other barriers to accessing education.