Bachelor of Business (Sport Management)
Course summary for current students
|Year||2017 course information|
|Award granted ||Bachelor of Business (Sport Management)|
This course map is for new students commencing from 2017.
If you require a copy of an older course map, please contact Business and Law Student Services.
|Campus||Offered at Burwood (Melbourne)|
|Duration||3 years full-time or part-time equivalent|
|Deakin course code||M391|
|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.|
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.
Indicative student 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.
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 the Current students fees website.
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 |
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. Most students choose to study 4 units per trimester, and usually undertake 2 trimesters each year.
To complete the course you must include:-
- 16 credit points of core units (8 credit points of sport management units and 8 credit points of business units)
- 8 credit points of elective units selected from any undergraduate units offered by the University, subject to eligibility (the 8 credit points of electives may include a major sequence)
- Level 1 - no more than 10 credit points
- Level 3 - at least 6 credit points (4 credit points must be 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
|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 including the elective unit listed below:
|MMS314||Planning for Sport Policy and Development |