KEEN TO START your career in sport this year? Join us to study at the Carlton College of Sport in Semester 2!

Start your studies in July this year in either the Diploma of Sport Coaching and Development or Diploma of Elite Sport Business to graduate by June next year.

Applications for our mid-year intake will open on Monday 4 April, with applications submitted directly through La Trobe University.



Submit your application for your chosen Carlton College of Sport diploma from Monday 4 April.

  1. Head to the La Trobe University website to apply directly and create a new profile, or log in if you have previously submitted an application. (Note: if you have trouble creating or accessing your account, call Ask La Trobe on 1300 135 045)
  2. Begin your application, fill out your education history.
  3. Select ‘Carlton College of Sport’ and search. Add the diploma you want to apply for to your preference list. Save and continue.
  4. Fill out your personal details then continue to fill out your study history.
  5. Read through and check that all details are correct, then submit your application.
  6. Provide the relevant documents and upload these into your application.

Please note: you can still access your account to upload any documents after you have submitted your application. If you are waiting on results, you can upload them into your application once you have obtained them.

Keep up to date with application information by registering your interest here.



Entry requirements for the Carlton College of Sport include a minimum ATAR of 40 and a pre-requisite of 20 or above in English.

If you don’t meet these entry requirements (i.e. if you completed VCAL or did not complete Year 12), you are eligible to sit the Special Tertiary Admissions Test (STAT). The STAT is a 2 hour online multiple-choice test that will give you an equivalent entry score into your chosen diploma.

Once you receive the results from your STAT test, you’ll be able to upload them into your application under the ‘Results’ section.

The next STAT test will run from 16 – 23 May, with bookings opening on Monday 9 May.

Learn more here.