Graduate Certificate in Educational Studies (Sports Coaching)
The information on this page applies to future students. Current students should refer to their faculty handbooks for course information.
The Graduate Certificate in Educational Studies (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.
Candidates are required to complete a total of 24 credit points (cp), including: a minimum of 18 cp (3 units of study) of core units. The balance consists of elective units.
Further course information
Even if you do not have an undergraduate degree but you have a Level 2 National Coaching Accreditation Scheme (NCAS) accreditation or the equivalent and a minimum of three years' coaching/sporting experience at an elite level you can apply for the Graduate Certificate in Educational Studies (Sports Coaching). Once you successfully complete the Graduate Certificate, you are eligible to upgrade to the Master of Education (Sports Coaching).
Admission to candidature requires: (i) a bachelor’s degree from the University of Sydney or equivalent qualification and either the completion of relevant postgraduate studies or a minimum of two years’ coaching/sporting experience at an elite level; or (ii) Level 2 National Coaching Accreditation Scheme accreditation or equivalent and either the completion of relevant postgraduate studies or a minimum of four years’ coaching/sporting experience at an elite level.
How to apply
How to apply
Applications are made online directly to the University and assessed by the Faculty. Applicants need to choose between: (i) on-campus delivery; or (ii) online delivery.
How to apply
Applications are made online directly to the University and assessed by the Faculty. International applicants can only apply for online delivery as this course is only available in part time mode.
Postgraduate Domestic Tuition Fee
This 2016, 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 2015 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.