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|Award granted||Master of Business (Sport Management)|
|Campus||Offered at Melbourne Burwood Campus|
1.5 years full time~
|Next available intake|
March (Trimester 1), July (Trimester 2)^
|Indicative annual fee 2013||$27,340* AUD|
|CRICOS course code||078035M|
IELTS overall score of 6.5 (with no band score less than 6) or equivalent
|Deakin course code||M718|
|Faculty contacts||Deakin International|
Tel +61 3 9627 4877
Formerly Master of Sport Management
Course not available in Trimester 3
^On campus International Students: Course intake available in Trimester 1 only.
^Off campus International Students: Course intake available in Trimester 1 and Trimester 2.
~Course duration for off campus international students who commence in Trimester 2 will be 2 years full-time or part-time equivalent due to unit availability.
Australia has one of the strongest sporting sectors in the world. Underpinning this multi-billion dollar industry are the business professionals who provide direction and leadership to sporting organisations across the country.
The Master of Business (Sport Management) develops a comprehensive understanding of the integration of business disciplines in the effective management of sport and the leadership to provide effective management and direction to sporting organisations.
Whether it is at the elite, semi-elite or recreational levels, sport management at Deakin will prepare you to deliver on this strategic dimension of the industry, in such areas as finance, marketing, management or development.
Deakin offers many courses which can be studied by distance education overseas.
However, international students living in Australia must, in each compulsory trimester (that is, Trimesters 1 and 2), enrol in at least one unit that is offered as an on-campus unit and can, in addition enrol in online or off-campus units. Best practice is to enrol in mostly on-campus units in each compulsory trimester.
In a non-compulsory trimester (Trimester 3), international students may study online and off-campus units only. Note that online and off-campus units can make up no more than 25% of a total study load.
The Master of Business (Sport Management) comprises 12 credit points comprising 10 credit points of core units and 2 credit points of elective units. Students who have completed the Graduate Certificate of Business (Sport Management) are eligible to articulate into the Master of Business (Sport Management).
|MLC710||Sport and the Law|
|MMS711||Introduction to the Sport Industry|
|MPE781||Economics for Managers|
|MPR751/MPA751||Financial Reporting and Analysis *|
|MMS715||Sport Promotions and Public Relations|
|MMS716||Sport Organisation Theory|
plus one elective unit
|MMS774||Facility and Event Management|
plus one elective unit
|MAF754||Enterprise Risk Management|
|MPP701||Research Project 1A|
|MPP702||Research Project 1B|
|MPT722/MPR722||Human Resource Management (Residential) # *|
|MPM722||Human Resource Management|
*MPR code denotes residential version of the unit.
#MPT code denotes study tour version of the unit.
Students may also choose electives from the wider range of Business and Law units and from across the University, subject to approval.
Completion of a tertiary program equivalent to not less than 3 years of full-time study at a university or other approved educational institution, or for those without a degree, a masters degree may be accepted in lieu of a 3-year bachelor degree, or a graduate certificate in a cognate area plus 5 years minimum relevant work experience. Applicants may be eligible for Credit for Prior Learning for appropriate units of completed postgraduate study.
Alternate admission is available via the Postgraduate Qualifying Programs (PQP):
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.
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.