Your Career
in Sport
Starts here

Study in a high-performance environment
at the home of the Carlton Football Club

2022

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Kickstart your career
at the Carlton college of sport!

Get your foot in the door of the sports industry at the Carlton College of Sport,
where you will combine your first year of tertiary study with real-world experience.
A partnership between Carlton Football Club and La Trobe University – the leading university
for career outcomes in sport – this unique tertiary program provides the ultimate
learning experience in a high-performance environment.

DIPLOMA OF
SPORT COACHING            AND DEVELOPMENT

The one-year Diploma of Sport Coaching and Development prepared graduates for a career in sports coaching and sports development. Delivered at IKON Park, this course is a mixture of sport and exercise science, sport coaching, talent identification, game development, sport management and more.

DIPLOMA OF
ELITE SPORT BUSINESS

If you’re a sports enthusiast interested in what happens behind the scenes of a professional sporting club, including how sport is managed, presented and promoted, then the Diploma of Elite Sport Business is for you.

FOOTBALL
DEVELOPMENT
PROGRAM

The Football Development Program is an opportunity for any footballer keen to take their game to the next level, to spend a year underaking an AFL level Football Development Program at the Carlton Football Club, while simultaneously attaining a tertiary qualification in Sport Business, Sport Science or Coaching and Development.

WHY STUDY AT THE
CARLTON COLLEGE OF SPORT?

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WORK EXPERIENCE

Complete 100 hours of placement at the Carlton Football Club and industry partners
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PATHWAYS

95% of graduates continue to second year tertiary study or full-time employment
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GRADUATE JOBS

Four graduate roles offered for each cohort at the Carlton Football Club

LATEST NEWS

Keep up to date with the latest news from the students
at the Carlton College of Sport.
Choosing Your Diploma

Choosing Your Diploma

Want to work in sport, but unsure where to start? Take a look at which diploma from the Carlton College of Sport is right for you.

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Angus Grant makes VAFA Rising Star Shortlist

Angus Grant makes VAFA Rising Star Shortlist

FOOTBALL DEVELOPMENT PLAYER and Carlton College of Sport student Angus Grant has made leaps and bounds in his football career this year. Since joining the Football Development Program in March, Grant has progressed from training at his local football club to training...

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Lessons I learned from football | Chris Judd

Lessons I learned from football | Chris Judd

THERE ARE FEW names in the world of AFL quite as big as Chris Judd. Two-time Brownlow Medalist, Premiership Player and Australian Football Hall of Fame Inductee are just a few of the accolades that Judd has collected across his career. In a guest lecture delivered to...

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