Master of Education (Sports Coaching)
The information on this page applies to future students. Current students should refer to their faculty handbooks for course information.
The Master of Education (Sports Coaching) has been designed for elite-level coaches and experienced elite athletes seeking to become coaches. Candidates will build on their technical expertise by developing skills in communicating ideas clearly to athletes, organising training sessions for maximum impact, giving and receiving feedback, using technology as a coaching tool, planning training programs, and remaining up-to-date with coaching trends.
Units of study
For full information on Units of Study available in this course, please visit the Sydney Courses website
Full units of study list
- BACH5042 - Teaching Clinical Reasoning
- BACH5085 - Clinical Teaching and Supervision
- EDPA5001 - Organisational Theory,Managemnt & Admin
- EDPA5011 - Organisational Culture and Change
- EDPA5013 - Program Evaluation
- EDPA6015 - Management and Leadership
- EDPA6016 - Organisations as Learning Communities
- EDPA6017 - School Effectiveness and Improvement
- EDPA6018 - Social Policy Process
- EDPB5002 - Globalisation and Education
- EDPB5014 - Intercultural Ed: Principles & Strategy
- EDPB5016 - Global Poverty,Social Policy and Ed
- EDPB5017 - International Policy Trends in Education
- EDPB5018 - Investigating International Education
- EDPB6013 - Internationalisation of Education
- EDPC5003 - Learning Tech. in Education & Practice
- EDPC5012 - Evaluating Learning Tech. Innovation
- EDPD5001 - Students with Special Educational Needs
- EDPD5002 - Principles of Workplace Training
- EDPD5003 - Principles of Open Employment
- EDPD5004 - Understanding Challenging Behaviour
- EDPD5005 - Communication for Learning
- EDPD5011 - Inclusive Education
- EDPD5012 - Principles of Positive Behaviour Support
- EDPD5013 - Pedagogy and Students with ASD
- EDPD5014 - Teaching Learning Difficulties - Basics
- EDPD5015 - Meeting Spec Ed Needs Through Curriculum
- EDPD5017 - Gifted & Talented: An Introduction
- EDPD5018 - Gifted & Talented: Ed Models & Practice
- EDPD6001 - Researching Open Employment
- EDPD6015 - Collaboration and Consultation
- EDPD6016 - Students with Autism and Complex Needs
- EDPD6018 - Assessment in Special Education
- EDPE5001 - Learning,Knowing and Thinking
- EDPE5002 - Human Development in Context
- EDPE5011 - Motivation for Learning
- EDPE6013 - Learning and Teaching Thinking Skills
- EDPE6016 - Adult Learning and Development
- EDPG5001 - Discourse and Language Teaching
- EDPG5011 - Children's Literature K-12
- EDPJ5001 - Intercultural Language Education
- EDPJ5002 - Second Language Acquisition
- EDPJ5013 - Methodology and Language Teaching
- EDPJ5016 - Grammar and the Language Classroom
- EDPJ5020 - Literacy and Language Teaching
- EDPJ5021 - Developments in English Lang Teaching
- EDPJ5022 - Research Methods in Language Studies
- EDPJ5023 - Teacher Professional Development for EFL
- EDPJ5024 - English in Academic Settings
- EDPK5001 - Qualitative Methods
- EDPK5003 - Developing a Research Project
- EDPN5013 - Coaching Pedagogy
- EDPN5015 - Sport and Technology
- EDPN5016 - Planning &Program Management for Coaches
- EDPN6014 - Contemporary Issues in Coaching
- EDPR5001 - University Teaching and Learning
- EDPR5002 - Reflection & Practice in University T& L
- EDPR5003 - University Teaching Portfolios
- EDPR5011 - Scholarship of Uni Teaching and Learning
- EDPR6001 - Research Higher Degree Supervision
- EDPR6012 - Developing Integ eLearning Env Higher Ed
- EDPZ5010 - Individual Profession Learning Portfolio
- EDPZ6010 - Prof Learning Leadership Portfolio
- EDPZ6720 - Dissertation
- EDPZ6724 - Dissertation Part 1
- EDPZ6725 - Dissertation Part 2
- EDPZ6730 - Special Project 1
- EDPZ6731 - Special Project 2
- LNGS7002 - Language,Society and Power
- LNGS7274 - Media Discourse
- LNGS7301 - Functional Grammar
- NURS5091 - Simulation-Based Learning in Health
- SCWK6948 - Social Policy Frameworks
- SCWK6949 - Global Social Policy
- SEXH5412 - Sexual Health & Relationships Education
Further course information
To qualify for the award of Master of Education (Sports Coaching), candidates are required to complete a total of 48 credit points,
including a minimum of 5 units (30 credit points) from this specialisation; comprising
* a minimum of 4 units of study (24 credit points) of core units; and
* a minimum of 1 unit of study (6 credit points) of elective units to be chosen from the Sports Coaching Units of Study Table;
* a minimum of 1 unit of study (6 credit points) of capstone units; and
* a maximum of 2 units of study (12 credit points) of postgraduate Education units which can be chosen from any designation within the Master of Education program.
If you are an elite level coach or an experienced elite athlete looking for a competive edge, this course has been designed for you in mind. The Master of Education (Sports Coaching) has been designed for elite-level coaches and experienced elite athletes seeking to become coaches.
Admission to candidature for the Master of Education (Sports Coaching) requires:
a bachelor's degree from the University of Sydney or equivalent qualification; and
Level 2 National Coaching Accreditation Scheme (NCAS) accreditation or the equivalent and a minimum of three years' coaching/sporting experience at an elite level; or
completion of embedded Graduate Diploma or Graduate Certificate in Educational Studies (Sports Coaching) from the University of Sydney, or equivalent qualification.
How to apply
How to apply
Applications are made online directly to the University of Sydney and assessed by the Faculty. Applicants need to choose between (i) on-campus delivery, or (ii) on-line, distance delivery
How to apply
International applicants may apply (i) directly to the University on-line, or (ii) through a University overseas representative (education agent).
Applicants need to choose between (i) on-campus delivery, or (ii) on-line, distance delivery
Indicative postgraduate student contribution amount
Indicative postgraduate student contribution amount not available for Master of Education (Sports Coaching).
Annual review for postgraduate student contribution amount
Annual review for postgraduate student contribution amount not available for Master of Education (Sports Coaching).
Postgraduate Domestic Tuition Fee
This 2014, tuition fee for a domestic postgraduate student represents the fee that is payable by you in the calendar year you commence your course, commencing in 2013 for a standard annual full time load of 48 credit points (1.0 EFTSL). If your study load is more or less than the 1.0 EFTSL your fee will differ.
Annual review for postgraduate domestic tuition fee
Importantly, tuition fees are subject to annual review by the University, and are likely to increase each year of your period of study, effective at the start of each calendar year.
Additional incidental fees
For some courses there are incidental fees additional to the student contribution and/or course fee. Some of those fees are significant, for example, faculty-specific materials, tools, protected clothing and equipment. For further information about these additional incidental fees, please visit the University's Future Students' website.
Potential for inaccuracy
Whilst every reasonable effort has been made to include correct and up to date information in this prospectus, you are also advised to consult directly with the Student Centre for domestic students or the International Office for international students so that they can provide you with specific and up to date information about those fees.
The academic requirements that are displayed are applicable to currently available courses only, and are updated annually in October and may be changed without notice. The Faculty Handbook and the University of Sydney Calendar are the official legal source of information relating to study at the University of Sydney, and you are referred to those documents
Please note that if you are classified by the University as a Research Training Scheme student in accordance with the Other Grants Guidelines (Research) 2010, you will be exempt from the payment of any SCA or tuition fees for courses undertaken as part of a Research Masters degree and Research Doctoral degree. More information about your eligibility for this Scheme is available here.
International tuition fees for postgraduate students
This 2014, tuition fee for international postgraduate students represents the fees that are payable by you in the calendar year you commence your course, commencing in 2014, for a standard annual full time load of 48 credit points (1.0 EFTSL). If your study load is more or less than the 1.0 EFTSL your fee will differ.
Importantly, tuition fees are subject to annual review, and are likely to increase each year of your period of study, effective at the start of each calendar year.
Additional incidental fees and health insurance
For some courses there are incidental fees additional to the tuition fees. Some of those fees are significant, for example, faculty-specific materials, tools, protected clothing, and equipment. The University's Future Students' webpage has further information about these additional incidental fees for postgraduate coursework students and postgraduate research students.
In addition to the fees indicated here for the course of study, International Students studying on an Australian Student Visa must have appropriate health insurance for the duration of their studies on a Student Visa through an approved provider of the Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) scheme. This is a requirement of the Australian Government, unless otherwise exempted by the Government.
Potential for inaccuracy
Whilst every reasonable effort has been made to include correct and up to date information here, you are also advised to consult directly with the Student Centre for domestic students or the International Office for international students so that they can provide you with specific and up to date information about those fees.