Your Career
in Sport
Starts here

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

Football Development Open Day

Join us on 17 August to learn more about our Football Development Program.  

Make some time to find out more!

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.
ADVERSITY PAVING THE WAY FOR SIMON MACKIN

ADVERSITY PAVING THE WAY FOR SIMON MACKIN

USING his hardships as fuel to find opportunity, past player and now development coach, Simon Mackin, delivered an insightful lecture to students on his time as an elite athlete and all that comes with it. From Western Australia, Mackin secured his first professional...

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Study at the Carlton College of Sport in 2023!

Study at the Carlton College of Sport in 2023!

Learn the steps you need to take to study at the Carlton College of Sport in 2023. Whether you're interested in our Diploma of Sport Coaching and Development or Diploma of Elite Sport Business, here is everything you need to know. There are several application...

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Student Stories: Annie Lee – Football Development

Student Stories: Annie Lee – Football Development

TAKEN as pick No. 10 in the 2021 NAB AFLW Draft, Annie Lee has felt at home in Navy Blue, now she has become the newest recruit to the Carlton College of Sport Football Development Program.   Lee joined the program at the beginning of the year with the aim to continue...

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