Bachelor of Business (Sport Management)

Course summary for international students

Year2017 course information
Award granted Bachelor of Business (Sport Management)
CampusOffered at Burwood (Melbourne)
Cloud CampusYes
Length3 years full-time or part-time equivalent
Next available intake

2016: November (Trimester 3)*

*Offered Cloud (online) only

2017: March (Trimester 1), July (Trimester 2), November (Trimester 3)*

*Offered Cloud (online) only

Tuition fee rateAvailable fee rates can be found at www.deakin.edu.au/fees
LevelUndergraduate
CRICOS course code072593G
Clearly-in ATAR
Burwood (Melbourne): 81.55
Warrnambool - off campus: N/A
English language requirements

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

Deakin course code M391
VTAC Codes1400514663 - Burwood (Melbourne), International full-fee paying place
Faculty contacts

Deakin International
Tel +61 3 9627 4877
Online enquiry

Course sub-headings

Course 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.

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 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 rules

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), 8 credit points of elective units (which may include a major sequence of your choice) and one zero credit point academic induction unit.  Most students choose to study 4 units per trimester, and usually undertake 2 trimesters each year.

Course structure

Core units

Sport Management Core Units

MLC310Sport and the Law

MMS100Sport Organisation

MMS201Sport in Society

MMS202Management of Sport Performance

MMS306Sport Management Practicum

MMS307Sport Facility and Event Management

MMS308Sport Marketing

MMS313Sport Leadership and Governance

 

Business Core Units

MCA010Communication for Academic Studies (0 credit point unit)

MAA103Accounting for Decision Making

MAE101Economic Principles

MAF101Fundamentals of Finance

MIS171Business Analytics

MLC101Business Law

MMK101Marketing Fundamentals

MMM132Management

MWL101Personal Insight

Elective units

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:

MMS314Planning for Sport Policy and Development

Entry requirements - general

General admission requirements for entry into undergraduate courses for international students at Deakin are summarised in the undergraduate admission requirements table (194kb).
Some courses may have additional entry requirements.
Students must also meet the undergraduate English language requirements.

Entry requirements - specific

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

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.