Graduate Certificate in Sports Science - Football Performance

Victoria University (VU)

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00124K

The football industry continues to grow through the development of professional leagues and increasing participation at all levels, leading to increased demand for improved performance by players, and better player management. In response, sport organisations now seek professionals and specialists with high-level skills in sports science, coaching and talent management. Developed on the needs of industry and the demand for expert graduates with a holistic education in the field of football science, the course leverages on knowledge from areas of sport science, coaching, strength and conditioning and management, to provide students with a rounded education in the sport sciences as applied to different football codes.


48 credit points, 4 core units.


  • Current issues and trends in football
  • Sport integrity and ethics
  • Monitoring load and recovery in football
  • Applied sports statistics.

Standard entry requirements

A Bachelor Degree in an area related to Sport and Exercise Science/Human Movement

Study pathways

Successful completion of the Graduate Certificate in Sports Science (Football Performance) can lead into the Master of Sports Science (Football Performance).

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Footscray Park Domestic: $8,185
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