Graduate Certificate in Coaching and Educational Management
Pursue coaching and leadership opportunities in schools and clubs
Add coaching practices and strategic management to your teacher’s tool kit. You’ll boost your management and leadership skills within the sporting arena. Build a positive culture. Plan for the best for your students and athletes.
Australian Higher Education Loan Program (HELP)
- 04 Feb 24
- 07 Jul 24
The University of Notre Dame Australia is committed to delivering an excellent student experience, alongside a high standard of teaching, research, and training. As a leader in ethical education, Notre Dame aims to develop students’ critical reasoning and their ability to make ethical decisions—crucial skills to progressing their careers and leading purposeful lives. At Notre Dame, students navigate their future with an ethical education online.
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What you'll learn
Upon successful completion of the Graduate Certificate in Coaching and Educational Management graduates will be able to:
- Apply contemporary information regarding coaching and leadership models, behaviours, and best practice across a range of sporting and educational contexts
- Promote socially responsible guidelines that address a range of organisational, social, community and individual issues that reflect positive ethical culture for athletes, students, and the wider community.
- Evaluate and apply knowledge of research principles and methods to coaching, educational leadership and management.
- Evaluate complex issues in sport, educational leadership, and management.
Coach educator, coaching director, head coach, assistant coach, high performance coach, performance director, sports development manager, sport management.
To be eligible for admission to the Graduate Certificate in Coaching and Educational Management applicants must also meet the following specific requirements.
- Hold a Bachelor-level qualification in an Education or related field
- Hold a Bachelor-level qualification in any field and a postgraduate qualification in an Education or related field
English Proficiency Requirements
Defined as the successful completion of secondary education or a Bachelor’s degree in Australia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, the United States of America, Canada or the Republic of Ireland.
Education students who have English as an Additional language and are admitted on the basis of an International English Language Testing System (IELTS) assessment, or an equivalent English language proficiency assessment, are only admitted if they have attained n overall IELTS (or equivalent) score of 7.5 (with no score below 8.0 in speaking and listening, and no score lower than 7.0 reading and writing.
All English language tests are valid for two years from the date of completion.
Credit for previous study or work
Applications for Advanced Standing and Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) will be considered and reviewed on a case by case basis by UNDA's Student Administration.
The Graduate Certificate in Coaching and Educational Management is a fully online program designed to meet the needs of professional teachers who wish to undertake further career development. Specifically, the program will support students to develop a comprehensive and ethical knowledge of multidimensional and evidence based coaching practice with a focus on athlete-centred approaches. Unique to this program, students will also learn about strategic management and planning in education in order to build and support resiliency in schools.
Degree structure details
Recommended Study Pattern
To be eligible for the award of Graduate Certificate in Coaching & Educational Management students must complete a minimum of 100 Units of Credit (HLTH6008: Multidimensional Coaching Practice and EDUC6670: Strategic Management in Education), and two elective courses.
To be eligible for the award of Graduate Certificate in Coaching & Educational Management students must complete a minimum of 100 Units of Credit chosen from two compulsory, and two elective courses.
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