Deakin University is Australia’s leading provider of undergraduate and postgraduate sport courses, sport research to industry and academic expertise.
Deakin’s School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences is currently ranked #3 globally. The school’s Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science students have access to a truly world leading group of academic staff.
The Deakin Business School’s Master of Business (Sport Management) is ranked #8 globally and the Bachelor of Business (Sport Management) was the first degree of its kind in Australia and continues to be the leading Sport Management program domestically. Deakin’s Bachelor of Health and Physical Education rounds out Deakin’s suite of sport studies across the university.
The Centre for Sport Research brings together academic expertise from the School of Exercise and Nutrition Science and sport management scholars from the Deakin Business School. The Centre has a wide range of research projects underway across diverse areas such as sport management and development, sport governance, sport performance, injury and health.
Deakin’s leading sport researchers are key partners with the public and private sectors in addition to State and National Sporting Associations in the quest for best practice across the ever-evolving landscape of sport management, development and sport performance.
The Deakin Sport Network is a multi-divisional network of experts from within the university working across 4 faculties, the Division of Student Life, Marketing, Facilities and Sport and Recreation that work collaboratively on the development and implementation of Deakin’s sport strategy. Deakin’s partnerships with industry play a vital role in preparing students for careers within the sport industry as well as providing a range of opportunities for work integrated learning programs and research.
Deakin’s major partnerships include Netball Australia, Deakin Melbourne Boomers Basketball Team, The Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race Elite Women’ Race and Geelong Cats AFL Club.