Graduate Certificate in Sports Medicine


What you will learn

Critical thinking in Sports Medicine

You will explore and critically evaluate sports medicine evidence and practice in areas including injury management, rehabilitation and exercise participation.

Design interdisciplinary management plans in context

You will negotiate defensible athlete-centered goals, sports medicine decisions and creative solutions according to the environment, context and athlete’s needs. You will formulate plans relating to injury management, restoring optimal function, and the enhancement of sports performance.

Evidence-informed reasoning and decision-making

You will extend your practice in sports, health and exercise disciplines and incorporate new developments through evidence-informed practice and critical discussion.

Course structure

To gain the Graduate Certificate in Sports Medicine you must complete 50 points comprising of:

  • Two 12.5-point core subjects
  • Two 12.5-point elective subjects.


The estimated hours required for each subject is between 12-15 hours per week, but this varies for each student and depends on your task management and planning, familiarity with the material, reading style and speed.

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Part-time Program - One Year

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