Bachelor of Business (Sport Management)

COURSE (DOMESTIC STUDENTS)

Overview

People working behind the scenes in sport are often just as important as the players on the pitches, courts and fields.

Deakin’s Bachelor of Business (Sport Management) teaches you about the business aspects of sport including sport systems and organisations finance, promotion, management, and law

Ever considered managing an organisation that holds sporting competitions and major events? What about working in community programs that encourage participation in sport?

From national and state organisations to sporting goods manufacturers, facility designers to player agents and beyond, the Bachelor of Business (Sport Management) degree is perfect for anyone who’d love to work in the exciting world of sport.

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Key facts

Clearly-in ATAR 2017

Burwood: 80.25
Cloud: N/A

Duration

3 years full-time or part-time equivalent

Campuses

Offered at Burwood (Melbourne) Cloud (online)

Trimester 1

  • Start date: March
  • Available at:
    • Burwood (Melbourne)
    • Cloud Campus

Trimester 2

  • Start date: July
  • Available at:
    • Burwood (Melbourne)
    • Cloud Campus

Trimester 3

  • Start date: November
  • Available at:
    • Burwood (Melbourne)
    • Cloud Campus

Deakin splits the academic year into three terms, known as trimesters. Most students usually undertake two trimesters each year (March-June, July-November).

Key information

Award granted

Bachelor of Business (Sport Management)

Year

2017 course information

Estimated tuition fee - full-fee paying place

Not applicable

Estimated tuition fee - (CSP)

$10,060 for 1 yr full-time - Commonwealth Supported Place (HECS)
Learn more about fees.

VTAC code

1400514661 - Burwood (Melbourne), Commonwealth Supported Place (HECS)
1400614661 - Cloud (online), Commonwealth Supported Place (HECS)

Deakin code

M391

Level

Undergraduate

Approval status

This course is approved by the University under the Higher Education Standards Framework.

Australian Quality Framework (AQF) recognition

The award conferred upon completion is recognised in the Australian Qualifications Framework at Level 7.

Entry requirements

Deakin University offers admission to undergraduate courses through a number of Admission categories.
In all categories of admission, selection is based primarily on academic merit as indicated by an applicant's previous academic record.
For more information on the Admission Criteria and Selection Policy visit The Guide.

Applicants should have successfully completed VCE or equivalent, including a study score of at least 20 in English Units 3 and 4, or at least 25 in English (EAL).  Selection of current Year 12 students is based on the ATAR and two stage process with a middle-band of approximately 20%.

Career outcomes

Career opportunities in sport management have expanded considerably in the past 10 years. Sports including Australian Rules football, basketball, cricket, tennis and golf, plus national and state sporting organisations all require professionally framed people to work for them. In addition, there is a need for qualified people to manage facilities catering for sport at the local level through to those facilities hosting national and international competitions.

Course learning outcomes

Graduate Learning Outcome Course Learning Outcome
Discipline specific knowledge and capabilities Demonstrate core knowledge of the elements of management that are unique to sport business through analysis and application of theory from business and allied disciplines in order to provide effective management in sport organisations.
Communication Develop written, oral and visual communication skills around complex concepts for diverse stakeholders involved in the sport industry including organisations in government and corporate sectors, and those involved in delivery of sport at community through to elite settings.
Digital literacy Select and use a range of digital technologies in appropriate ways to manage and disseminate relevant information to stakeholders in the sport industry.
Critical thinking Demonstrate the ability to exercise reasoned judgement and reflection in relation to managing in the sport industry.
Problem solving Identify and address issues, formulate solutions related to commercial and social improvements in the sport industry and implement efficient strategic and operational outcomes for organisations in the sport industry.
Self-management Demonstrate skills to work independently and take responsibility for continuing professional development.
Teamwork Constructively engage in teams to contribute to collaborative outcomes and be able to take on roles towards demonstration of sound management within the sport industry.
Global citizenship Engage as a professional in the sport industry with the skills that are applicable to a variety of contexts (professional, amateur) and issues (global, social, ethical, cultural).
  Approved by Faculty Board October 2014

 

Course Structure

To complete the Bachelor of Business (Sport Management), students must attain a total of 24 credit points.  Most units (think of units as 'subjects') are equal to 1 credit point.

The 24 credit points include 16 credit points of core units (8 credit points of sport management units and 8 credit points of business units) and 8 credit points of elective units (which may include a major sequence of your choice). Most students choose to study 4 units per trimester, and usually undertake 2 trimesters each year.

Core units

Sport Management Core Units

  • Sport and the Law MLC310
  • Sport Organisation MMS100
  • Sport in Society MMS201
  • Management of Sport Performance MMS202
  • Sport Management Practicum MMS306
  • Sport Facility and Event Management MMS307
  • Sport Marketing MMS308
  • Sport Leadership and Governance MMS313
  • Business Core Units

  • Accounting for Decision Making MAA103
  • Economic Principles MAE101
  • Fundamentals of Finance MAF101
  • Business Analytics MIS171
  • Law for Commerce MLC101
  • Marketing Fundamentals MMK101
  • Management MMM132
  • Personal Insight MWL101
  • Elective units

    The 8 credit points of elective units enable students to complete a major sequence of their choice, or students may choose any Level 2 or above units offered by the University including the elective unit listed below:

  • Planning for Sport Policy and Development MMS314
  • How to apply

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    Course pathways

    Course pathways to obtain Bachelors degree include: 1. Through a Deakin Learning Centre – Study first year at DLC then transfer to online/campus study; 2. Through Deakin College – Complete one-year diploma then enter Deakin as 2nd year student; 3. Through Tafe – Complete one-year diploma, then start your Deakin Course; 4. Through the workforce – Experience in a related field?  Get credit for prior learning; 5. Through Deakin – Start a related course, then transfer to this course.

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    Disclaimers:
    Through a DLC: Some courses are only available for first year and students must transfer to online or campus based study.
    Through Deakin College and TAFE: Completion of diploma and minimum academic requirements apply to enter Deakin University.
    Through Deakin: Transfers within Deakin are subject to availability and meeting minimum academic requirements.

    Credit for Prior Learning

    Am I eligible to receive credit for prior learning?

    The University aims to provide students with as much credit as possible for approved prior study or informal learning which exceeds the normal entrance requirements for the course and is within the constraints of the course regulations. Students are required to complete a minimum of one-third of the course at Deakin University, or four credit points, whichever is the greater. In the case of certificates, including graduate certificates, a minimum of two credit points within the course must be completed at Deakin.

    You can also refer to the Credit for Prior Learning System which outlines the credit that may be granted towards a Deakin University degree and how to apply for credit.

    Faculty contact information

    Faculty of Business and Law - student advisers
    Tel 03 9244 6555
    Email buslaw@deakin.edu.au

    Workload

    As a student in the Faculty of Business and Law, you can expect to participate in a range of teaching activities each week. This could include classes, seminars, practicals and online interaction. You can refer to the individual unit details in the course structure for more information. You will also need to study and complete assessment tasks in your own time.

    Fee information

    The tuition fees you pay will depend on the units you choose to study as each unit has its own costs. The ‘Estimated tuition fee’ is provided as a guide only based on a typical enrolment of students undertaking the first year of this course. The cost will vary depending on the units you choose, your study load, the time it takes to complete your course and any approved Credit for Prior Learning you have.

    Each unit you enrol in has a credit point value. The ‘Estimated tuition fee’ is calculated by adding together 8 credit points of a typical combination of units for that course. Eight credit points is used as it represents a typical full-time enrolment load for a year.

    You can find the credit point value of each unit under the Unit Description by searching for the unit in the Handbook.

    Learn more about fees and available payment options.

    Scholarship options

    A Deakin scholarship could help you pay for your course fees, living costs and study materials. If you've got something special to offer Deakin - or maybe you just need a bit of extra support - we've got a scholarship opportunity for you. Search or browse through our scholarships

    Offered campuses

    Burwood

    Just 30 minutes from the city centre, the Melbourne Burwood Campus is Deakin's thriving metropolitan campus.


    Study online at Cloud Campus

    Students are able to study all or part of this course online. You can study anywhere, anytime through Deakin's Cloud Campus.

    Learn more about studying online and the Cloud Campus

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