Bachelor of Business (Sport Management)
Course summary for current students
|Year||2016 course information|
|Award granted ||Bachelor of Business (Sport Management)|
|Campus||Offered at Burwood (Melbourne)|
|Duration||3 years full-time or part-time equivalent|
|Deakin course code||M391|
Deakin’s Bachelor of Business (Sport Management) is designed to provide students with skills to work in the business of sport, in all its manifestations, including professional sport, national and state sporting organisations and community sport. The course covers the financial, promotional, managerial, legal and other aspects of sport as a business, providing the skills required to work in areas such as managing organisations that conduct sporting competitions and major events, community programs that encourage participation in sport, and organisations that support sporting competitions such as sporting goods manufacturers and retailers, sports promoters, facility designers and managers, and player managers and agents.
The ability to apply management and marketing theories and business principles generally within a leisure framework is a core feature of the degree.
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 |
Fees and charges
All Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP), fee paying undergraduate and pre-2016 commencing students
Your course tuition fees are calculated based on the units you study. Please refer to the Pre 2016 Unit Fee Cost in the Unit Search.
2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students
Your course tuition fees are calculated based on the course you study. The following rates apply:
|Commonwealth Supported Place (indicative)*||Domestic Fee Paying||International Fee Paying|
The rates shown are based on 1 Equivalent Full Time Study Load (EFTSL) or 8 credit points. If your study load for the year is less than or more than 1 EFTSL your fees will be adjusted accordingly. Each unit you study has an EFTSL value. You can multiple the course price by the EFSTL value of all units you are enrolled in to determine the unit price.
* The Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP) course rates shown are indicative course fees. CSP fees are
indicative because they are calculated based on your unit selection. They should be used as a guide only. The 2016
CSP course fees may change if the Commonwealth Government's proposed fee deregulation and reforms
legislation is passed.
The course consists of 24 unit credit points, including 16 credit points of core units (8 credit points of sport management units and 8 credit points of business units). The 8 credit points of elective units allows students to complete a major sequence of their choice.
No more than ten credit points may be taken at Level 1.
At least six credit points must be taken at Level 3, of which four must be Faculty of Business and Law units course grouped to a Faculty of Business and Law undergraduate degree.
Sport Management Core Units
|MMS202||Management of Sport Performance |
|MMS306||Sport Management Practicum |
|MMS307||Sport Facility and Event Management |
|MMS313||Sport Leadership and Governance |
Business Core Units
|MCA010||Communication for Academic Studies (0 credit point unit)|
|MAA103||Accounting for Decision Making |
The 8 credit points of elective units enable students to complete a major sequence of their choice, or students may choose any units offered by the University or from the elective units listed below:
|MMS314||Planning for Sport Policy and Development |