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Make your career move

Thinking about a career in the sport industry? Discover your potential at one of Australia’s leading universities for sport education.

Home to elite athletes and professional sporting teams, an on-campus UC Hospital and Medical Centre, you’ll be able to get a taste for the sports industry while you’re studying. Thanks to our strong industry links and comprehensive work integrated learning program, UC will ensure you graduate ready to put your newly learnt skills into practice.

Why study sport at UC

State-of-the-art facilities

Take classes in the latest cutting-edge sporting, fitness and research facilities on-campus.

Real world experiences

With practical learning at the heart of all our sport degrees, gain hands-on experience from day one.

Industry connected

Join industry experts and elite athletes at the UC Sporting Commons and Australian Institute of Sport.

Research excellence

Be exposed to the latest world-class research, putting you at the forefront of the future of sport.

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At UC, sport runs through our veins. Embark on a career focused on the health, performance and wellbeing of the human body, or build a career in sport management and development.

Gain access to world-class sporting, fitness and research facilities on-campus. Through practical placements, you’ll graduate with real world industry experience, enabling you to dive straight into a successful career tackling the sporting challenges of tomorrow.

Industry connected

Benefit from our strong partnerships with the AIS, Brumbies, Canberra Capitals and more.

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If you’re looking to elevate your career or a change of direction we have a range of postgraduate degrees in sport to help achieve your goals.

Choose from a full Masters degree to develop a strong depth of understanding, or for a faster qualification consider completing a shorter Graduate Certificate or Diploma.

#1 in the ACT

For starting salaries for undergraduate and postgraduate students.

2021, Good Universities Guide

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Tom’s career in elite sport

Meet UC graduate Tom Christian, Sports Scientist and Physiotherapist to the Canberra Raiders. Hear how he’s used his Bachelor of Sports and Exercise Science to land his dream job working with professional athletes.

World-leading sports precinct

UC’s innovative sporting commons is home to the ACT Brumbies, UC Capitals, Special Olympics ACT and the UC Research Institute for Sport and Exercise.

Providing valuable hands-on experience whilst you study, the commons includes state-of-the-art training facilities. Gain exposure to cutting-edge research laboratories including a purpose-built environmental chamber.

UC also has great access to the nearby Australian Institute of Sport facilities.

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Emma Montgomer

UC is helping me reach my career goals by providing lots of opportunities for growth and development. I just love that it’s really hands on, especially with something like physio.

Emma Montgomery
Bachelor of Physiotherapy

Lisa White

It was a really supportive learning environment, with extensive practical experience and fantastic lecturers who made my time at UC meaningful and memorable. UC helped me to establish a great network within the Canberra Physio community.

Lisa White (nee Schroeter)
Master of Physiotherapy | Physiotherapist at PhysioSport Canberra

Aidan Brown

Looking at my journey so far, it's easy to see a direct link between the experience I gained at UC and the pathway my career has taken in the sports industry.

Aidan Brown
Bachelor of Sports Management

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