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Bachelor of Sports Management

Course Code: 688AA
Course Version: 7
Location:
Faculty: Faculty of Health
Discipline(s): Discipline of Sport and Exercise Science
UAC Code: 365183
CRICOS Code: 046609J
ATAR 55
English Language Requirements: Academic IELTS of 6.0 or equivalent, with no band score below 5.5

The path to sporting excellence needs great management

Behind every story of sporting excellence is the often untold story of skilled planning and strong management. Our Bachelor of Sports Management was the first of its kind in Australia and has since become a leader in the field of professional sport management education.

Throughout the course you will develop a strong working knowledge of management theory and practice. And, you will have unprecedented access to leaders in sport through our on-campus Sporting Commons.

Study The Bachelor of Sports Management at UC and you will:

  • set your pathway to further learning in a variety of sports disciplines
  • build strong knowledge of contemporary management theory and practice
  • equip yourself with specialised knowledge in specific fields of sports management
  • network with current academic and professional leaders in sport
  • explore complementary disciplines such as sport media with the flexibility of your study plan open electives.

Work Integrated Learning

All students are encouraged to apply for numerous sports internships with our professional sports partners in NRL, Super Rugby, W-League and WNBL. Completing an internship is an invaluable opportunity to gain practical experience and form strong relationships within industry before graduating. 

Career opportunities

  • Sports management and operations
  • Sports marketing
  • Sports sponsorship
  • Sports media and public relations
  • Management of sports, recreation and leisure clubs
  • Advisory and policy roles in the public and private sector

Course specific information

High performing students may be eligible for enrolment in the Bachelor of Sport Studies (Honours). 

Enquiries

Prospective Students
Email study@canberra.edu.au or Phone 1800 UNI CAN (1800 864 226)
Prospective International Students
Email international@canberra.edu.au or Phone +61 2 6201 5342
Current and Commencing Students
Please contact the Faculty of Health faculty office, Email HealthStudentLiaison@canberra.edu.au

Admission Requirements

Normal requirements for admission to an undergraduate degree course.

Additional Admission Requirements

Structured work experience is a requirement of this course and is provided through individual or group placements with sports organisations as part of the requirements of individual units. Students will be required to complete AFP police checks.

Assumed Knowledge

ACT: Mathematics (T) and English (T). NSW: Mathematics and English Advanced.

Periods Course is Open to New Admissions

Year Domestic International Able to enrol full-time
in first period of study
2016 Semester 1
Semester 2
Semester 1
Semester 2
Semester 1
Semester 2
2017 Semester 1
Semester 2
Semester 1
Semester 2
Semester 1
Semester 2

Information on admission closing dates can be found here.

Course Requirements

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Information for Current Students

There are previous versions of this course. As a current student you will complete the requirements for the course that were in place when you commenced. Click on the relevant link below to view the requirements of your version of the course.

Awards

Award(s) Official Abbreviation
Bachelor of Sports Management B SportsMgt

Typical Study Pattern

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Please refer to the tab to view Course Requirements, check unit details and select Restricted Choice Units for the course. Please note not all units are offered in each teaching period.

Unit Delivery Modes

Delivery modes for units in this degree are yet to be confirmed. Please contact us for more details.

Information for Fee Paying Students

Year Domestic International
2016 CSP $24,290

The fees detailed above are the annual fee rates for the course. The annual rate is the fee that applies to standard full-time enrolment, which is 24 credit points. The final fee charged is based on the proportion of 24 credit points in which a student enrols. Students enrolled in a Commonwealth Support Place (CSP) are required to make a contribution towards the cost of their education, which is set by the Commonwealth Government. Information on Commonwealth Supported Places, HECS-HELP and how fees are calculated can be found here.

The below information applies to new students from 2016. Continuing students please expand the 'Information for Current Students' section below and click on the version that applied when you started the course.

Graduate Employment

Graduates can expect to find employment in sports development in Commonwealth and State Government departments of sport and recreation, marketing and public relations in the private sector, and management of sports, recreation or leisure clubs and centres.

Course Learning Outcomes

Course Objectives Graduate Qualities
To gain knowledge and skills across a range of business and management studies which will inform and enhance graduate's management capabilities in modern organisations. Communication;
Analysis and inquiry;
Problem solving;
Working independently and with others.
To gain knowledge and skills across a range of sport relevant studies which will inform and enhance graduate's sport management capabilities in modern professional sporting organisations. Communication;
Analysis and inquiry;
Problem solving;
Working independently and with others.
To experience sport industry placements and internships which will familiarise students with practices, issues and trends in the sport industry which will contribute to a near seamless transition for graduates to the sport industry workplace. Communication;
Analysis and inquiry;
Problem solving;
Working independently and with others;
Professionalism and social responsibility.

Course Duration

Standard six semesters full-time: equivalent part-time; maximum 20 semesters.

Honours

High performing students may be eligible for enrolment in the Bachelor of Sport Studies (Honours).

Notes for Full Time Commencers

New version commences Semester 1, 2016. UC Melbourne offering from Semester 2, 2015.

Offerings

  • 2016->UC Bruce Campus-Internal
  • 2017->UC Bruce Campus-Internal
  • 2017->UC Melbourne - Waverley Campus-Internal
  • 2017->Tafe Queensland Brisbane - Southbank Campus-Internal
  • Past Offerings
    • 2012->UC Bruce Campus-Internal
    • 2013->UC Bruce Campus-Internal
    • 2014->UC Bruce Campus-Internal
    • 2014->UC Melbourne - Waverley Campus-Internal
    • 2015->UC Bruce Campus-Internal
    • 2015->UC Melbourne - Waverley Campus-Internal
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