Graduate Certificate in Sports Analytics

Channel your competitive streak with a career in sports analytics

Does the roar of a crowd cheering on your favourite team make your heart swell with pride? Then grab a firm hold of your current qualifications and become an integral part of what compels a winning team. High performance sports teams are now placing more emphasis on technology and data in order to assist coaching staff to develop tactics, appropriate training loads and achieve individual and team performance goals. This degree is taught by academics currently active in this environment, so you’ll not only develop the skills to deliver these results but gain contemporary, evidence-based training.

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Admission open to

Domestic students and International students

Level of Study


Full-time Study Duration

0.5 years

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Career Outcomes

Study a Graduate Certificate in Sports Analytics at UC and you will:

  • develop and apply specialised knowledge in the collection, analysis and interpretation of data generated from sports performance and athlete management
  • critically evaluate the use of performance technology and data in sports and training based contexts
  • synthesise, interpret and transmit interventions based on sports performance data
  • communicate performance data and recommendations via visual, textual and verbal channels to a range of audiences.

Career Opportunities

  • Sports Director
  • Team General Manager
  • Technical Director
  • Head Coach
  • Team Scout
  • Sports Agent
  • Performance Analyst
  • Freelance Coach
  • Referee

Work Integrated Learning

Work-integrated learning (WIL) is learning first-hand through real work or work-like experiences. WIL is a key element to enhancing employability in the workplace and is integral to many of our courses. This reinforces our commitment to preparing professional and highly employable graduates with the right mix of skills and knowledge.

Course details

Sample study plan


  • Applied Data Analysis in Sport
  • Athlete Monitoring
  • Performance Analysis in Sport
  • Sport Informatics and Analytics

Course specific

Students must have completed a Bachelor degree (or higher) in the fields of exercise science, sports studies, human movement or a scientific or data science field OR
have completed a Bachelor degree (or higher) in an unrelated discipline and have evidence of relevant experience OR submitted a proposal and formal application, demonstrating evidence of substantial relevant industry experience over a sustained period.

On graduation you will be eligible to apply for an International Society of Performance Analysis in Sport (ISPAS) accreditation.


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