The University of Notre Dame Australia

Graduate Certificate in Sport Coaching and Leadership

The University of Notre Dame Australia

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 01032F

The Graduate Certificate in Sport Coaching and Leadership will provide future and current coaches with a clear understanding of the theory and methodological application of best practice principles that focus on holistic athlete development. Throughout the program, students explore coaching and leadership theories and behaviours, cultural issues, performance analysis techniques, and professional practice principles. Students will reflect on their own coaching experience, and how coaching and leadership can influence athletic environments, performance and progress.


4 compulsory courses


  • Leadership
  • Sport and recreation management

Standard entry requirements

Admission to postgraduate programs requires the completion of a recognised bachelor degree. Admission is considered on the bases of academic merit and any other criteria specified by the university, such as work experience, supplementary forms or interviews. Details of admission qualifications and any additional requirements are listed in the individual course descriptions. Refer to Notre Dame General Admission Criteria:

Study pathways

Recognition of Prior Learning may be granted to selected applicants who have no formal tertiary qualifications but who have at least 10 years industry experience. The completion of the Graduate Diploma may lead to further studies at Masters level.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
  • ATAR: The admission requirements at Notre Dame are based on a selection rank which includes your academic results, unique experiences, interests and contributions to the society.
  • Full-time : 0.5 years
  • Part-time : 3 years

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