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Master of High Performance Sport - 292JA

Course Code: 292JA
Course Version: 3
Location: UC - Canberra, Online
Faculty: Faculty of Health
Discipline(s): Discipline of Sport and Exercise Science
UAC Code: 880806
English Language Requirements: Academic IELTS of 6.5 or equivalent, with no band score below 6.0

Introduction

The high performance industry comprises many organisations that work together supporting the highest performing athletes to achieve continued sporting success. Each organisation plays a role in aiming to excel on the world?s sporting stage. The Masters in High Performance Sport aims to produce competitive high performance coaches, high performance sport managers, sports scientists and practitioners to support the elite high performance system.

This course extends on from undergraduate courses in Sports and Exercise Science (Discipline of Sport and Exercise Science) delivered at the University of Canberra (Faculty of Health) and effectively engages industry partners to address the current trends and needs of contemporary High Performance Sport.

A blend of online and work integrated learning is the predominant teaching style, of this course in combination with problem-based case study learning. The course utilises elective units from across the University and also includes new units that are customized to offer the student the most relevant learning experience using the latest online and flexible study learning tools.

Enquiries

Prospective Domestic Students
Email study@canberra.edu.au Tel 1800 UNI CAN (1800 864 226)
Prospective International Students
Email international@canberra.edu.au Tel +61 2 6201 5342
Current and Commencing Students
Email student.centre@canberra.edu.au

Admission Requirements

Applicants must meet one of the following criteria:
A) a completed bachelor degree in a sport discipline* or
B) a completed bachelor degree in any field plus a minimum of three years of work experience in the sport sector.

* Sport disciplines include sports science, sports management, sport and exercise science


Admission to this course is competitive. Applications will be assessed on the basis of academic merit and the number of available places.

Assumed Knowledge

Some experience in working with high performance sports or similar is desirable.

Information on admission closing dates can be found here.

Course Requirements

Information for Current Students

There are previous versions of this course. As a current student you will complete the requirements for the course that were in place when you commenced. Click on the relevant link below to view the requirements of your version of the course.

In addition to course requirements, in order to successfully complete your course you may need to meet the inherent requirements. Please refer to the inherent requirements statement applicable to your course

Awards

Award(s) Official Abbreviation
Master of High Performance Sport M HighPerfSport

Alternate Exit Awards

Graduate Diploma in High Performance Sport Graduate Certificate in High Performance Sport

Unit Delivery Modes

Delivery modes for units in this degree are yet to be confirmed. Please contact us for more details.


Course Learning Outcomes

Course Objectives Graduate Qualities
Master of High Performance Sport learning outcomes are:

1. Understand, identify and contextualise the unique challenges and demands of the high performance sport environment;
2. Critically evaluate the systems and processes used to deliver high performance sports;

3. Demonstrate mastery of theoretical knowledge and a critical understanding of how contemporary research may be used to support high performance sport, both at present and in the future;
4. Understand the interrelationships between planning and integrating performance enhancement components, implementation of policies dealing with athletes, coaches, sports science consultants and other stakeholders (board, government agencies and the media);
5. Synthesise complex information to generate effective and innovative solutions that provide for sustainable high performance sport organisations and environments;



6. Critically evaluate the use of performance data in sports and training based context;
7. Synthesize, interpret and transmit interventions based on sports performance data for use in an applied setting;

8. Integrate and critically evaluate information and efficiently engage in a high performance sport environment;

9. Critically evaluate, discuss and relate exercise science principles behind the latest concepts in athlete preparation, interventions and strategies;

10. Create an optimum data interpretation model using evidence-based research for use in an applied high performance sports setting;

11. Effectively engage and appropriately implement physiological, training or analytical interventions in professional settings and reflect on the practical components of instigating athlete interventions.
1 - Communication
2 - Analysis and inquiry;

1 - Communication
2 - Analysis and inquiry
3 - Problem solving;
1 - Communication
2 - Analysis and inquiry
3 - Problem solving;

1 - Communication
2 - Analysis and inquiry
3 - Problem solving
4 - Working independently and with others;
1 - Communication
2 - Analysis and inquiry
3 - Problem solving
4 - Working independently and with others
5 - Professionalism and social responsibility;



1 - Communication
2 - Analysis and inquiry;
1 - Communication
2 - Analysis and inquiry
3 - Problem solving;
1 - Communication
2 - Analysis and inquiry
3 - Problem solving;
1 - Communication
2 - Analysis and inquiry
3 - Problem solving;
1 - Communication
2 - Analysis and inquiry
3 - Problem solving;
2 - Analysis and inquiry
3 - Problem solving
4 - Working independently and with others;
1 - Communication
2 - Analysis and inquiry
3 - Problem solving
4 - Working independently and with others
5 - Professionalism and social responsibility.
Master of High Performance Sport (Management and Leadership) learning outcomes are:

1. Understand, identify and contextualise the unique challenges and demands of the high performance sport environment;
2. Critically evaluate the systems and processes used to deliver high performance sports;

3. Demonstrate mastery of theoretical knowledge and a critical understanding of how contemporary research may be used to support high performance sport, both at present and in the future;
4. Understand the interrelationships between planning and integrating performance enhancement components, implementation of policies dealing with athletes, coaches, sports science consultants and other stakeholders (board, government agencies and the media);
5. Synthesise complex information to generate effective and innovative solutions that provide for sustainable high performance sport organisations and environments.
1 - Communication
2 - Analysis and inquiry;

1 - Communication
2 - Analysis and inquiry
3 - Problem solving;
1 - Communication
2 - Analysis and inquiry
3 - Problem solving;

1 - Communication
2 - Analysis and inquiry
3 - Problem solving
4 - Working independently and with others;
1 - Communication
2 - Analysis and inquiry
3 - Problem solving
4 - Working independently and with others
5 - Professionalism and social responsibility.
Master of High Performance Sport (Science and Analytics) learning outcomes are:

1. Critically evaluate the use of performance data in sports and training based context;
2. Synthesize, interpret and transmit interventions based on sports performance data for use in an applied setting;

3. Integrate and critically evaluate information and efficiently engage in a high performance sport environment;

4. Critically evaluate, discuss and relate exercise science principles behind the latest concepts in athlete preparation, interventions and strategies;
5. Create an optimum data interpretation model using evidence-based research for use in an applied high performance sports setting;

6. Effectively engage and appropriately implement physiological, training or analytical interventions in professional settings and reflect on the practical components of instigating athlete interventions.
1 - Communication
2 - Analysis and inquiry;
1 - Communication
2 - Analysis and inquiry
3 - Problem solving;

1 - Communication
2 - Analysis and inquiry
3 - Problem solving;

1 - Communication
2 - Analysis and inquiry
3 - Problem solving;
2 - Analysis and inquiry
3 - Problem solving
4 - Working independently and with others;

1 - Communication
2 - Analysis and inquiry
3 - Problem solving
4 - Working independently and with others
5 - Professionalism and social responsibility.
Graduate Diploma in High Performance Sport learning outcomes are:

1. Understand and contextualise the unique challenges and demands of the high performance sport environment;
2. Synthesize and describe interventions based on sports performance data for use in an applied setting;

3. Integrate and critically evaluate related to a high performance sport environment;

4. Critically evaluate, discuss and relate exercise science principles behind the latest concepts in athlete preparation, interventions and strategies;
5. Create an optimum data interpretation model using evidence-based research for use in an applied high performance sports setting.
1 - Communication
2 - Analysis and inquiry;
1 - Communication
2 - Analysis and inquiry
3 - Problem solving;
1 - Communication
2 - Analysis and inquiry
3 - Problem solving;
1 - Communication
2 - Analysis and inquiry
3 - Problem solving;
2 - Analysis and inquiry
3 - Problem solving
4 - Working independently and with others.
Graduate Certificate in High Performance Sport learning outcomes are:

1. Understand and contextualise the unique challenges and demands of the high performance sport environment;
2. Synthesize and describe interventions based on sports performance data for use in an applied setting;

3. Integrate and critically evaluate information related to a high performance sport environment;

4. Critically evaluate, discuss and relate exercise science principles behind the latest concepts in athlete preparation, interventions and strategies;
5. Create an optimum data interpretation model using evidence-based research for use in an applied high performance sports setting.
1 - Communication
2 - Analysis and inquiry;
1 - Communication
2 - Analysis and inquiry
3 - Problem solving;
1 - Communication
2 - Analysis and inquiry
3 - Problem solving;
1 - Communication
2 - Analysis and inquiry
3 - Problem solving;
2 - Analysis and inquiry
3 - Problem solving
4 - Working independently and with others.

Course Duration

Standard 1.5 years full time, or part time equivalent. Maximum 5 years.

Related Courses (Double Degrees, Nested Courses and Alternative Exits)

Students may exit with one of the following awards: - Graduate Certificate in High Performance Sport on completion of 12cp from this course, at least 9cp at PG level; or - Graduate Diploma in High Performance Sport on completion of 24cp from this course, at least 18cp at PG level.

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Enrolment Numbers

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