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Bachelor of Sports Management - 688HG

Course Code: 688HG
Course Version: 1
Location: UC - Canberra, Bruce
UC Melbourne - Waverley Campus
Faculty: Faculty of Health
Discipline(s): Discipline of Sport and Exercise Science
CRICOS Code: 079274K
English Language Requirements: Academic IELTS of 6.0 or equivalent, with no band score below 6.0


The degree in Sports Management provides students with the knowledge and skills involved in becoming a competent sports manager. This degree (established in 1981) was the first of its kind in Australia and has since become the leader in the field of professional sport management education. 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 in the management of sports, recreation or leisure clubs and centres.

Subject to Government approval, Commonwealth Supported Places will be available for this course.


Prospective Students
Please telephone 1800 864 226.
Current and Commencing Students
Email Phone (03) 9564 1648

Admission Requirements

Applicants must meet normal University requirements for admission to an undergraduate course or hold qualifications deemed to be equivalent.

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


Information on admission closing dates can be found here.

Course Requirements

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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


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.

This course is closed to new admissions from semester 1, 2014. Please refer to course 688AA Bachelor of Sports Management for further information.

Professional Accreditation

Graduates are eligible for membership with the Australian Council for Health, Physical Education and Recreation (ACHPER), the Institute of Sport Management and the Sport Management Association of Australia and New Zealand.

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 or equivalent. Maximum twenty semesters


High performing students may eligible to enrol in the Bachelor of Sport Studies (Honours) available at UC Canberra campus.


  • Past Offerings
    • 2013->UC - Canberra, Bruce-External
    • 2013->UC Melbourne - Waverley Campus-Internal
    • 2014->UC - Canberra, Bruce-External
    • 2014->UC Melbourne - Waverley Campus-Internal
    • 2015->UC - Canberra, Bruce-External
    • 2015->UC Melbourne - Waverley Campus-Internal
    • 2016->UC - Canberra, Bruce-External
    • 2016->UC Melbourne - Waverley Campus-Internal
    • 2017->UC - Canberra, Bruce-External
    • 2017->UC Melbourne - Waverley Campus-Internal
    • 2018->UC - Canberra, Bruce-External
    • 2018->UC Melbourne - Waverley Campus-Internal
    • 2019->UC - Canberra, Bruce-External
    • 2019->UC Melbourne - Waverley Campus-Internal
    • 2020->UC - Canberra, Bruce-External
    • 2020->UC Melbourne - Waverley Campus-Internal

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