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The Graduate Diploma in Sports Coaching is no longer available.

Duration

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

Commencing 2015

Semester 1
Semester 2
Summer Semester

Program level

Postgraduate Coursework

Units

16

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 Diploma in Sports Coaching.

Entry requirements

Prerequisites

Bachelor's degree in a relevant field OR relevant work experience in coaching OR the Graduate Certificate in Sports Coaching.

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 2015 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.

Enquiries for Australian students

School of Human Movement Studies

Email: student.enquiries@hms.uq.edu.au

Phone: 07 3365 6240

Web: http://www.hms.uq.edu.au/sportscoaching

Duration

1 Year full-time

Commencing 2015

Semester 1
Semester 2
Summer Semester

Program level

Postgraduate Coursework

Units

16

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 Diploma in Sports Coaching.

Entry requirements

Prerequisites

Bachelor's degree in a relevant field OR relevant work experience in coaching OR the Graduate Certificate in Sports Coaching.

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 2015 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 UQ International Admissions Office.

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.

How to apply

Enquiries for International students

International Student Advisor

Phone: Outside Australia: +61 3 8676 7004
Within Australia (Free Call): 1800 671 980

Web: http://www.hms.uq.edu.au/sportscoaching

Enquire online

Why study the Graduate Diploma in Sports Coaching?

There is high demand for innovative and well educated sports coaches in all sectors of sport. Elite coaches, expert academics and researchers have combined their knowledge and skills to create a unique suite of programs which offer the latest and most innovative theory and practice in sports coaching. These programs provide practicing coaches with the opportunity to enhance and develop quality in their professional practice and prepare them for the world of high performance coaching. Students will engage in work-based learning experiences that promote and encourage analysis and critical reflection on current coaching practices and contexts. They will develop expertise and knowledge in leadership, management and relationship building, as well as gain an understanding of the fundamental principles of science and practice which will serve as a theoretical backdrop for professional practice. Programs offer flexible, work-based learning and are delivered online using proven online learning pedagogies and discussion forums to allow collaboration between lecturers, coaches and students.

What you can study

Courses

See the course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Graduate Diploma 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

Bachelor's degree in a relevant field OR relevant work experience in coaching OR the Graduate Certificate in Sports Coaching.

Additional application information

The Sports Coaching field is not available to international students who wish to study onshore in Australia. It can only be studied offshore through distance mode and students therefore do not need to apply for a visa.

All the Sports Coaching courses are offered in external mode and require internet access.

For more information about the School of Human Movement Studies please visit http://www.hms.uq.edu.au/ *Currently under review, may be subject to change

How to apply

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

Bachelor's degree in a relevant field OR relevant work experience in coaching OR the Graduate Certificate in Sports Coaching.

Additional application requirements

Bachelor's degree in a relevant field AND relevant work experience in coaching OR the Graduate Certificate in Sports Coaching. International students may not undertake this program on campus at UQ on a full-time basis; they may only study from their home country and will not be eligible for an Australian student visa.

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 UQ International Admissions Office.

Click here for application procedures for International students.

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 2015 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 2015 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 Diploma in Sports Coaching

Careers

Graduates will be well placed to 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. They may pursue coaching roles which may include: Head and Assistant Coach, Director of Coaching, High Performance Coach, Sports Development Manager, and Coach Educator. For information about employment opportunities, please contact the Academic Advisor at the School of Human Movement Studies.

Program Rules and Requirements

To complete the Graduate Diploma in Sports Coaching

To complete the Graduate Diploma 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 #16 from the GDipSportCoach list in the chosen field or from other courses as approved by the Executive Dean. Refer to GDipSportCoach rules for further information.

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

Program Rules for the Graduate Diploma in Sports Coaching