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Bachelor of Event and Tourism Management/Bachelor of Sports Management - 282JA

Course Code: 282JA
Course Version: 2
Location: UC - Canberra, Bruce
Faculty: Faculty of Business, Government & Law
Discipline(s): School of Management
Discipline of Sport and Exercise Science
UAC Code: 361481
CRICOS Code: 081000G
English Language Requirements: Academic IELTS of 6.0 or equivalent, with no band score below 6.0

Grab a ticket to your new sports management career

With the merging of the events, tourism and sporting industries and the evolvement of mega-extravaganzas like the universally acclaimed Olympic Games, this Double Degree guarantees exceptional opportunities for communities (and professionals like YOU) to enhance tourism yields, economic growth and social legacies.

This qualification will enable you to work across a diverse range of contexts (including in event management, sports marketing and fundraising), and enhance your business-savvy skills in areas like law, accounting, HR and economics.

You’ll learn the ins and outs of tourism policy and corporate governance and, combined with an industry internship in the sporting sector, ensure you’re fighting fit when it comes to things like sport sponsorship and venue management. Move it or lose it!  

Bachelor of Event and Tourism Management / Bachelor of Sports Management at UC and you will:

  • gain knowledge and skills across a range of business, management and sport-relevant studies which will enhance your management capabilities
  • develop in-depth knowledge of the principles of events and tourism management in relation to business-related fields, including human resource management, accounting and information systems
  • acquire an understanding of the events and tourism industry including its structure, standards, codes of practice and corporate governance
  • be able to demonstrate the application of knowledge and skills through innovation and initiative
  • gain the technical skills to facilitate research and analyse business and tourism data.

Work-integrated learning

In this course, you can undertake a workplace internship as part of the Faculty of Business, Government and Law’s commitment to supporting work-integrated learning, which will enhance your employability and ensure you’re armed with the right mix of skills and knowledge to take a super-confident leap into your future career.

Career opportunities

Opportunities exist for Bachelor of Event and Tourism Management / Bachelor of Sports Management graduates in a range of sectors, including:

  • Sports Management
  • Athletics Administration
  • Facilities Management
  • Public Relations
  • Special Events
  • Sports Marketing and Advertising
  • Fundraising
  • Events Design and Development
  • Sports Media.

 Course specific information

Applicants must meet normal university requirements for admission to an undergraduate degree course.

Enquiries

Current and Commencing Students
In person, Student Centre Building 1 (take a BGL Faculty course advice ticket) or Email bglstudent@canberra.edu.au
Prospective International Students
Email international@canberra.edu.au or Phone +61 2 6201 5342
Prospective Domestic Students
Email study@canberra.edu.au or Phone 1800 UNI CAN (1800 864 226)

Admission Requirements

Normal UC requirements for admission to an undergraduate course.

Assumed Knowledge

None.

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.

In addition to course requirements, in order to successfully complete your course you may need to meet the inherent requirements. Please refer to the inherent requirements statement applicable to your course

Awards

Award(s) Official Abbreviation
Bachelor of Sports Management B SportsMgt
Bachelor of Event and Tourism Management B Event&TrsmMgt

Alternate Exit Awards

Bachelor of Event and Tourism Management Bachelor of Sports Management

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

The University offers a wide range of delivery options to help you balance study with other commitments. Units within this degree may be available to be studied in the following delivery modes:

    UC - Canberra, Bruce

      Flexible: The unit combines online study with optional on-campus, face to face activities.
      Placement: The unit involves an internship, practicum or other work place experience program. Some on-campus, face to face activity may also be required.
      On Campus: The unit is delivered on-campus and face to face, supplemented with online content. Most classes are run on weekdays and during business hours.
      Online: The unit is studied completely online. On-campus, face to face interaction is not required.
      Research Project: The unit is focused on the delivery of a research project. Attendance at regular classes is not required, however some on-campus, face to face activity may be necessary.

To find out more about delivery modes that are available for units in this course please visit

Information for Fee Paying Students

Year Domestic International
2020 CSP $29,000
2019 CSP $28,000

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.


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.
Graduates of the Bachelor of Events and Tourism Management degree will demonstrate the application of knowledge and skills through innovation and initiative, particularly as these relate to problem solving and decision making. They will develop and adapt solutions to a diverse range of issues and contexts by taking responsibility for their own learning, both independently and within a team environment. Analysis and inquiry;
Professionalism and social responsibility;
Working independently and with others;
Communication;
Problem solving.
An in depth knowledge of historic and contemporary principles and concepts in events and tourism management with specific attention to business-related fields and disciplines such as human resource management, accounting and information systems. Analysis and inquiry;
Professionalism and social responsibility;
Working independently and with others;
Communication;
Problem solving.
A demonstrated understanding of the events and tourism industry including its structure, standards, codes of practice and corporate governance. Analysis and inquiry;
Professionalism and social responsibility;
Working independently and with others;
Communication;
Problem solving.
The ability to critically analyse event and tourism management principles and concepts in order to develop solutions to problems in contemporary professional practice. Analysis and inquiry;
Professionalism and social responsibility;
Working independently and with others;
Communication;
Problem solving.
Communication skills to enhance the working environment and to present clear and coherent information in a range of formats for business and academe. Analysis and inquiry;
Professionalism and social responsibility;
Working independently and with others;
Communication;
Problem solving.
Technical skills to facilitate research and analysis of business and tourism data. Analysis and inquiry;
Professionalism and social responsibility;
Working independently and with others;
Communication;
Problem solving.

Course Duration

Standard eight semesters full-time or equivalent. Maximum twenty semesters.

Honours

Refer to individual courses.

Related Courses (Double Degrees, Nested Courses and Alternative Exits)

Diploma of Business Studies, Associate Degree of Business Studies.

Offerings

  • 2019->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
  • Past Offerings
    • 2016->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2017->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2018->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal

Enrolment Numbers

View the number of student enrolments for this course for the previous full year. Please note that course numbers are indicative only and in no way reflect individual class sizes.

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