La Trobe University

Master of Strength and Conditioning

La Trobe University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00115M

Want to help athletes reach their full potential? Around the globe, sporting organisations are competing to create the world's finest athletes. With rapidly evolving research into performance enhancement and the constant development of innovative technologies, there's high demand for experienced strength and conditioning coaches who can turn the latest insights into success on the sporting field, on the track, in the pool and beyond. If you've always wanted to work with athletes - or you're a current practitioner who'd like to enhance your skills - La Trobe's Master of Strength and Conditioning offers a unique opportunity to excel in this high-demand field as a qualified strength and conditioning coach. Enhance your career as you learn the latest skills and knowledge on strength, speed and endurance.


To qualify for the award of Master of Strength and Conditioning, students must complete 180 credit points consisting of: 180 core credit-points


  • First Year Subjects: Academic Integrity Module
  • Coaching Principles, Practice and Processes
  • Developing Speed, Agility and Endurance
  • Developing Strength and Power
  • High Performance Management
  • Integrated Programming in Sport
  • Principles of Training and Monitoring
  • Professional Practice in Strength and Conditioning
  • Research and Evidence in Strength and Conditioning

Standard entry requirements

  • Postgraduate: Prerequisites - Undergraduate requirements - Successful completion of an Australian bachelor degree (or equivalent).
  • International: IELTS - 6.5 < 6.0 (PG minimum) - 6.5 IELTS (Academic) with no individual band less than 6.0.
  • Note: This course may be subject to alternative or extra entry requirements depending on your life circumstances and/or work experience. For the complete entry requirements, please search for your course on the La Trobe website:

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Melbourne (Bundoora) International: $85,200 No
  • Full-time : 2 years
  • Part-time : 3 years

Fee comments

Campuses: Melbourne (Bundoora).

Your course fees will depend on the subjects you choose to study: each subject has its own costs. The total course fee may vary depending on the subjects you choose, your study load, the time it takes to complete your course and your approved Credit for Prior Learning. Fees correct Friday, Dec 8 2023

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