Bachelor of Sports Coaching and Administration

Qualification: Bachelor's Degree
Study mode: Online
On Campus
Payment options: FEE-HELP may be available
Duration: 3 years full-time or part-time equivalent
Start date: Enquire now for upcoming start dates
Awarded by: Australian College of Physical Education (ACPE)

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About this course

This online Bachelor of Sports Coaching and Administration course offered by ACPE is a specialised degree that prepares individuals for employment in the professional sports sector.

The course covers a range of skills and areas that are becoming increasingly important to the industry, and includes modern coaching and conditioning techniques, as well as how to manage and navigate the administrative and legislative aspects of the sports industry.

The result is a highly practical and industry-focused degree that produces skilled and well equipped sports coaches and administrators.

Campus location

This course is offered for study at the following location:

  • Sydney – 10 Parkview Drive, Sydney Olympic Park NSW 2127

Eligibility

To be eligible for this course you must:

  • Have an average score across your top 10 HSC units of study

AND

  • Be well-rounded (ACPE looks at the ‘whole individual’, not just academic results)

AND

  • Have work and life experience that will allow you to succeed in the course

ACPE's online platform is specifically designed to fit in with your lifestyle. There are no set class timetables, full access to course materials and resources, personal support including on-call tutors, as well as active participation in virtual classes and interactive discussions with other students.

Areas of study

In this sports coaching and administration course, the subjects you will study include: Coaching and coaching pedagogy:

  • Coaching techniques and pedagogy
  • Psychology of performance and participation
  • Athletic development through the lifespan
  • Officiating
  • Theory and application of coaching games
  • Performance analysis and research in coaching
  • Inclusive coaching

Dynamics of human movement:

  • Foundations of performance for human movement
  • Strength and conditioning for human movement
  • Understanding motion and human movement
  • Advanced training principles and exercise prescription

Sports administration:

  • Governance in sport
  • Sport administration
  • Human resource management
  • Legal issues in sport
  • Project management in sports administration
  • Marketing and public relations in sport
  • Financial administration management

Professional skill development:

  • IT in sport administration
  • Problem-based learning 1: Theme – performance management
  • Effective professional communication
  • Problem-based learning 2: Theme – law and officiating
  • Professional ethics
  • Problem-based learning 3: Theme – performance analysis and evaluation

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ACPE is a Higher Education Provider, CRICOS Provider Code: 01822J

How will this course advance my career?

This online Bachelor of Sports Coaching and Administration course from ACPE is a highly respected qualification in the sports industry, with past graduates going on to work with some of the most elite squads and sporting organisations in Australia.

Former students have been employed by the likes of Baseball NSW, the Cronulla Sharks and Newington College.

By completing the degree, you will be qualified to work in a range of roles, including as a sports coaching development officer, director of coaching, sports administrator or self-employed coach.

How else will I benefit from this bachelor’s degree?

  • Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Bachelor of Sports Coaching and Administration from Study Group Australia Pty Limited, trading as ACPE.
  • Studying online/by correspondence means you can study where you want, at your own pace.
  • Gain industry-relevant skills and a qualification that’s highly valued.
  • Course materials provided.
  • Recognition of Prior Learning may be available for previous work experience, formal training or qualifications in this field.
  • Your qualification articulates into university programs to help you advance in your education levels.

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ACPE is a Higher Education Provider, CRICOS Provider Code: 01822J

Finance options

You may be eligible to receive FEE-HELP, Youth Allowance and/or Austudy/Abstudy for this course.

Find out more about FEE-HELP here.

Upon enrolment you will gain access to SMARTHINKING, an online learning portal that provides 24/7 access to academic tutors and resources.

The college’s unique location also provides students with unrivalled access to the state-of-the-art facilities at Sydney Olympic Park.

Study online with ACPE

You do not need to apply through UAC for admission into this course, therefore entry is not ATAR dependent. Instead, ACPE reviews the average score across your top 10 HSC units of study, and also considers your work and life experience to assess your likelihood of success.

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Want more information about financial and student support? Fill out the enquiry form to the right and a study consultant will contact you with the details you need.

ACPE is a Higher Education Provider, CRICOS Provider Code: 01822J

You may be eligible to receive FEE-HELP for this course!

This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.

Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).

Find out more about government study loans here.
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The Australian College of Physical Education (ACPE) is one of Australia’s premier educational facilities for accredited courses in sport and fitness, sports education and dance. With its practical, hands-on approach to teaching and learning, ACPE provides students with a world-class education and is recognised by the Australian Institute of Sport and the New South Wales Institute of Sport as an Elite Athlete Friendly Institution. It also offers extensive student support through FEE-HELP, academic assistance and a Career Development Program. ACPE is based at Sydney Olympic Park, offering a centralised sports hub with Olympic level athletic facilities.

Campus location
Sydney – 10 Parkview Drive, Sydney Olympic Park NSW 2127
The staff at ACPE comprises both academics and industry professionals, each dedicated to ensuring you receive useful feedback and continual guidance.

As a student of ACPE, you will receive ongoing support via the Academic Development Office (ADO), which offers a variety of education and career-related resources targeting professional development. Upon enrolment you will gain access to SMARTHINKING, an online learning portal that provides 24/7 access to academic tutors and resources.

The college’s unique location also provides students with unrivalled access to state-of-the-art facilities at Sydney Olympic Park.

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