Course Detail

Master of Sport Analytics


At the highest levels of sport, the smallest advantage can make the difference between a champion and a runner up. Launch your career in a $500 billion global industry* and enter the next era of competitive sport.

With support from La Trobe academics and representatives from our industry partners you'll gain advanced skills in data warehousing and analytics, with a specialist focus on elite sport content. You'll study using cutting-edge tools and data sources provided by experts in the field.

Learn to recognise the opportunities in data, and to deliver insights on strategy, recruitment and performance using data visualisations taught in La Trobe's state of the art VisLabs. Armed with regular talks from leading sports analysts, you'll consistently put theory into practice with a project-based learning model designed by our industry partners:

·         Carlton F.C.

·         Melbourne City F.C.

·         Catapult

·         Optus

The Master of Sport Analytics has been designed with a range of educational and working backgrounds in mind. Whether you're an exercise science, mathematics or computer science graduate, or you're already working in the industry, this course will provide you with the knowledge and skills you need to excel in this rapidly growing profession.

You will have the opportunity to undertake a research or practical coursework project, this will provide students with options suited to their intended career pathways.

* Plunkett Research Limited, (2014, November 11), Industry Statistics: Sports & Recreation Business Statistics Analysis.

The qualification awarded on graduation is recognised in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) as Level 9.


Graduates of this course will be able to seek employment with sporting clubs (community and elite) and other sporting organisations involved in the performance analysis of athletes (e.g. institutes for sport, sports academies).

Course Information

  • IELTS: 6.5/6.0

  • Scholarship: Yes

  • Tuition Fee: AUD $36,800 per year

Admission Requirements

Academic entry requirement

4 year Bachelor degree with minimum 65%