Duration

Half Year full-time (or part-time equivalent)

Commencing 2017

Semester 1
Semester 2
Summer Semester

Program level

Postgraduate Coursework

Units

8

Faculty

Health & Behavioural Sciences

Location

External

Delivery mode

External

Course list

View the Course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Graduate Certificate in Sports Coaching.

Entry requirements

Prerequisites

A bachelor degree or approved post-secondary study in a different discipline and relevant work experience in coaching; OR extensive work experience in coaching as per program rules.

Please note, duration of program is dependent on course availability.

AQF level

AQF level 8

Fees for Australian students

Current UQ students can use the Fee Calculator to estimate their fees. Note: You will need to specify the courses for which you want to calculate fees. Please see the course list if you are unsure which courses you can do in your program.

When you enrol each semester, mySI-net will calculate your fees, and these will generally be available for viewing on mySI-net overnight.

Fees for all students are reviewed annually and may increase from 1 January each year. View the 2017 Fee Rules.

If you are a prospective student, or if you haven't yet commenced your program, please see the Future Students website for fee information.

How to Apply

Applications must be lodged via the Online Application Form.

Closing Date

To commence study in semester 1 - January 31 of the year of commencement.

To commence study in semester 2 - June 30 of the year of commencement.

To commence study in summer - October 31 of the year of enrolment.

Apply Online

Enquiries for Australian students

School of Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences

Email: hmns@uq.edu.au

Phone: 07 3365 6240

Web: http://www.hmns.uq.edu.au

Duration

Half Year full-time

Commencing 2017

Semester 1
Semester 2
Summer Semester

Program level

Postgraduate Coursework

Units

8

Faculty

Health & Behavioural Sciences

Location

External

Delivery mode

External

Course list

View the Course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Graduate Certificate in Sports Coaching.

Entry requirements

Prerequisites

A bachelor degree or approved post-secondary study in a different discipline and relevant work experience in coaching; OR extensive work experience in coaching as per program rules.

Please note, duration of program is dependent on course availability.

International students who wish to undertake this program will not qualify for a Student Visa. To study this program in Australia, international students must hold alternative Australian Visa/Residency status with a sufficient study entitlement. See Department of Immigration and Border Protection for further details. Alternatively, for programs available in 'External' mode, students may study from their home country.

English Proficiency

IELTS overall 6.5; reading 6; writing 6; speaking 6; listening 6. For other English Language Proficiency Tests and Scores approved for UQ, view the English proficiency policy.

AQF level

AQF level 8

Fees for International students

Current UQ students can use the Fee Calculator to estimate their fees. Note: You will need to specify the courses for which you want to calculate fees. Please see the course list if you are unsure which courses you can do in your program.

When you enrol each semester, mySI-net will calculate your fees, and these will generally be available for viewing on mySI-net overnight.

Fees for all students are reviewed annually and may increase from 1 January each year. View the 2017 Fee Rules.

If you are a prospective student, or if you haven't yet commenced your program, please see the Future Students website for fee information.

How to apply

Applications must be lodged via the Online Application Form.

Closing Date

To commence study in semester 1 - January 31 of the year of commencement.

To commence study in semester 2 - June 30 of the year of commencement.

To commence study in summer - October 31 of the year of enrolment.

Apply Online

Enquiries for International students

Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences

Phone: Outside Australia: + 61 7 3365 7487
Within Australia: 07 3365 7487

Web: http://www.hmns.uq.edu.au

Enquire online

Why study the Graduate Certificate in Sports Coaching?

There is high demand for innovative and well-informed sports coaches, with widely recognised qualifications, in all sectors of domestic and international sport.

Elite coaches, expert academics, and world-leading researchers have combined their knowledge and skills in forging this unique and enduring program that offers the latest and most innovative theory and practice in sports coaching. This program provides practising coaches with the opportunity to enhance and develop quality in their professional practice and prepare them for the world of high performance coaching.

What you can study

Students will engage in learning experiences that promote and encourage analysis and critical reflection on current coaching practices and contexts. They will develop expertise and knowledge in analysing and enhancing performance, evaluating and fostering talent, developing quality and professional coaching practices, as well as gain an understanding of the fundamental principles of science and practice.

Courses

See the course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Graduate Certificate in Sports Coaching.

Click on the course code to view the Course Profile, for further information including advice of courses with shared teaching activities. Refer also to PPL 3.20.02 Course and Program Design - Procedures.

Study options

Graduates will have the opportunity to progress to the following programs:

How to apply

Entry requirements for Australian students

Prerequisites

A bachelor degree or approved post-secondary study in a different discipline and relevant work experience in coaching; OR extensive work experience in coaching as per program rules.

Please note, duration of program is dependent on course availability.

Additional application information

All of the Sports Coaching courses are offered externally and require internet access.

How to Apply

Applications must be lodged via the Online Application Form.

Apply Online

Closing date

To commence study in semester 1 - January 31 of the year of commencement.

To commence study in semester 2 - June 30 of the year of commencement.

To commence study in summer - October 31 of the year of enrolment.

Entry requirements for International students

Prerequisites

A bachelor degree or approved post-secondary study in a different discipline and relevant work experience in coaching; OR extensive work experience in coaching as per program rules.

Please note, duration of program is dependent on course availability.

Additional application requirements

All of the Sports Coaching courses are offered in externally and requires internet access.

Visa requirements

International students who wish to undertake this program will not qualify for a Student Visa. To study this program in Australia, international students must hold alternative Australian Visa/Residency status with a sufficient study entitlement. See Department of Immigration and Border Protection for further details. Alternatively, for programs available in 'External' mode, students may study from their home country.

English proficiency

IELTS overall 6.5; reading 6; writing 6; speaking 6; listening 6. For other English Language Proficiency Tests and Scores approved for UQ, View the English proficiency policy.

How to apply

Applications must be lodged via the Online Application Form.

Apply Online

Closing date

To commence study in semester 1 - January 31 of the year of commencement.

To commence study in semester 2 - June 30 of the year of commencement.

To commence study in summer - October 31 of the year of enrolment.

What it costs

Fees for Australian students

Current UQ students can use the Fee Calculator to estimate their fees. Note: You will need to specify the courses for which you want to calculate fees. Please see the course list if you are unsure which courses you can do in your program.

When you enrol each semester, mySI-net will calculate your fees, and these will generally be available for viewing on mySI-net overnight.

Fees for all students are reviewed annually and may increase from 1 January each year. View the 2017 Fee Rules.

If you are a prospective student, or if you haven't yet commenced your program, please see the Future Students website for fee information.

Fees for International students

Current UQ students can use the Fee Calculator to estimate their fees. Note: You will need to specify the courses for which you want to calculate fees. Please see the course list if you are unsure which courses you can do in your program.

When you enrol each semester, mySI-net will calculate your fees, and these will generally be available for viewing on mySI-net overnight.

Fees for all students are reviewed annually and may increase from 1 January each year. View the 2017 Fee Rules.

If you are a prospective student, or if you haven't yet commenced your program, please see the Future Students website for fee information.

What you can do with a Graduate Certificate in Sports Coaching

Careers

Our graduates move into more advanced coaching roles and work with high performance athletes and sporting teams. The design of the courses within the program offers opportunities for application of learning experiences specifically to the coaches┬┐ setting. Careers include:

  • head and assistant coach
  • director of coaching
  • high performance coach
  • sports development manager
  • performance director
  • coach educator.

While this degree may be accredited by an official industry accreditation body in Australia, completion of the degree may not result in graduates receiving automatic accreditation. Please contact the relevant registration body for details of any conditions for accreditation.

Program Rules and Requirements

To complete the Graduate Certificate in Sports Coaching

To complete the Graduate Certificate in Sports Coaching, a student must complete a requisite number of courses chosen from the course list and according to the Rules for the program.

Students should be aware of the University of Queensland rules, particularly the General Award Rules, which govern the conduct of UQ programs. Students will find a link to the General Award Rules, and other University rules, on the University Rules page.

A student is required to obtain #8 from the GCSportCoach course list in the chosen field or from other courses as approved by the Executive Dean. Refer to the GCSportCoach rules for further information.

See the course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Graduate Certificate in Sports Coaching.

Program Rules for the Graduate Certificate in Sports Coaching