Course Description

The Master of Education (Sports Coaching) will equip you to apply a significant range of coaching principles and complex techniques across a wide and often unpredictable variety of coaching situations.

You will acquire the capacity to: apply professional and academic knowledge in developing and implementing effective learning experiences in the field of sports coaching examine the technological resources available to support the implementation of specific strategies in coaching athletes and teams develop an integrated model with the right mix of training activities, coaching pedagogy and sports science to optimise athletic performance.

On graduating, you will be able to effectively apply the principles of planning and competently implement, maintain, assess and amend the planning process on a macro and micro scale.

You will also be able to demonstrate an understanding of the processes involved in talent identification, recruitment and development.

Tuition Fees

Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP): $6,566 total course cost.
International Students: $40,000 per year full-time


1 year full time, 2 - 4 years part time

Graduate Rating

Graduates of Teacher Education postgraduate courses at University of Sydney (USYD) rated their degrees as follows:

Teaching quality: 67.9% (national average 69.1%)
Improved skills: 79.0% (national average 72.8%)
Overall satisfaction: 83.0% (national average 81.5%)

The ratings above refer to the proportion of surveyed graduates who agreed with the statement about their postgraduate degree from University of Sydney (USYD). You can find out more about these results here.

Employment Outcomes

Graduates of Teacher Education postgraduate courses at University of Sydney (USYD) had the following employment outcomes:

Employed full time: 84.3% (national average 80.5%)
Studying full time: 2.4% (national average 5.5%)
Median full time salary: $70,000 (national average $72,000)

You can find out more about employment outcome results here.

Course codes

CRICOS Code: 000674B
University of Sydney (USYD) Code: MAEDUCAT3SPC

Entry Requirements