Opportunity: Master’s degree by Coursework scholarship with Minor Thesis

Project title: integrating physical and tactical analysis in indoor sports 

Victoria University and the Victorian Institute of sport are looking for a student interested in enrolling in the course SMES – Master of Sport and Exercise Science and undertaking a Minor Thesis on the topic of integrating physical and tactical analysis in indoor sports. 

This project - funded by the Victorian Institute of Sport - will allow the successful candidate to: 

  • Gain skills in athlete monitoring and data analysis under the mentorship of VIS Performance Scientist (Peter Browne) and VU academics (Assoc. Prof. Fabio Serpiello and Assoc.Prof. Kevin Ball) 
  • Experience performance analysis in an elite sporting environment, particularly within indoor sports 
  • Receive a fee waiver for the completion of the Minor Thesis (48 credit points, equivalent to a saving of approximately $14,400 on the course fees)

The successful candidate will: 

  • Have completed an undergraduate degree in sport and exercise science or similar 
  • Have a keen interest in performance analysis 
  • Be keen to expand their knowledge in indoor tracking systems and coding languages (R and Python) 
  • Apply for -and be accepted into- the master’s by coursework SMES – Master of Sport and Exercise Science at Victoria University, for commencement in semester 1 – 2023 
  • Have an availability to commit approximately 10 hours per week to the project, based predominantly at the Melbourne Sports Centre, Parkville. 

To apply, please send a CV, cover letter, and evidence of acceptance of course offer to Peter Browne by Friday 9th December, 5:00 PM

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