Graduate Certificate of Business (Sport Management)

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Year2017 course information
Award granted Graduate Certificate of Business (Sport Management)
CampusThis course is only offered in Cloud (online) mode
Cloud CampusYes
Length 0.5 year full-time or part-time equivalent
Next available intake

March (Trimester 1), July (Trimester 2)

 

Tuition fee rateAvailable fee rates can be found at www.deakin.edu.au/fees
LevelPostgraduate (Graduate Certificate and Graduate Diploma)
English language requirements

IELTS overall score of 6.5 (with no band score less than 6) or equivalent

Deakin course code M518
Faculty contacts

Deakin International
Tel +61 3 9627 4877
Online enquiry

Course sub-headings

Course overview

Learn about the business aspects of sport including management, marketing, events, facilities, or finance.

The Graduate Certificate of Business (Sport Management) gives you an overview of the sport management industry and how sport is delivered in Australia. Get a strong foundation in understanding the sport business combined with the unique knowledge and skills required by sport managers.

Studying this course will give you the ability to work within the Australian sporting landscape and is a gateway for further studies including the Master of Business (Sport Management).

Fees and charges

Fees and charges vary depending on your course, your fee category and the year you started. To find out about the fees and charges that apply to you, visit www.deakin.edu.au/fees.

Course Learning Outcomes

Graduate Learning Outcome Course learning Outcome
Discipline specific knowledge and capabilities Develop a comprehensive understanding of the elements of management that are unique to the sport business through analysis and application of theory from business and allied disciplines in order to provide effective management and leadership in sport organisations.
Communication Develop advanced 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 Not explicitly addressed as a learning outcome in this award.
Critical thinking Demonstrate a specialised set of high order cognitive and technical skills including critical analysis and problem solving skills for managing sport in the industry.
Problem solving Identify and address issues, create high quality solutions towards commercial and social improvements and implement efficient strategic and operational outcomes in the sport industry.
Self-management Not explicitly addressed as a learning outcome in this award.
Teamwork Not explicitly addressed as a learning outcome in this award.
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) in the sport industry.
  Approved by Faculty Board October 2014

 

Course rules

To complete the Graduate Certificate of Business (Sport Management), students must attain a total of 4 credit points of core units. Most units (think of units as 'subjects') are equal to 1 credit point.

Course structure

Units

Trimester 1

MMS711Introduction to the Sport Industry

MMS714Management (Sport)

 

Trimester 2

MMS712Sport Marketing

 

Plus one unit selected from:

MMS774Facility and Event Management

MPR751/MPA751Financial Reporting and Analysis *

 

* MPR code denotes residential version of the unit

Entry requirements - general

Deakin University offers admission to postgraduate 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. The minimum requirements are successful completion of a three-year undergraduate degree, or equivalent, from an approved university or other educational institution or successful completion of other equivalent qualifications gained by examination, or approved professional or industrial experience. International students must also meet the postgraduate English language requirements.

Entry requirements - specific

Minimum entry requirements:

-  Bachelor degree in any discipline

or

- 5 years relevant work experience^

 

^ Relevant professional experience that demonstrates comprehensive knowledge of sport management or related fields.


IELTS / English language requirements

Please note that English language requirements exist for entry to this course and you will be required to meet the English language level requirement that is applicable in the year of your commencement of studies.

It is the students’ responsibility to ensure that she/he has the required IELTS score to register with any external accredited courses.

Credit for prior learning - general

If you have completed previous studies which you believe may reduce the number of units you have to complete at Deakin, indicate in the appropriate section on your application that you wish to be considered for credit for prior learning. You will need to provide a certified copy of your previous course details so your credit can be determined. If you are eligible, your offer letter will then contain information about your credit for prior learning.
Your credit for prior learning is formally approved prior to your enrolment at Deakin during the Enrolment and Orientation Program. You must bring original documents relating to your previous study so that this approval can occur.

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

How to apply

Tracking your application
If you have already applied and wish to enquire about your application please refer to the relevant area through which you originally applied.

  • If you applied through a Deakin representative please contact your representative.
  • If you applied through a Deakin International office please contact deakin-int-admissions@deakin.edu.au

Further study

M748 Master of Business (Sport Management)

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.