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Master of Business (Sport Management)

Course summary for local students

Award granted Master of Business (Sport Management)
CampusOffered at Burwood (Melbourne)
Cloud (online)Yes
Length

1.5 years full time or part time equivalent~

Next available intake

March (Trimester 1), July (Trimester 2)

Indicative annual fee 2014$23,110* - Full-fee paying place
Faculty contacts

Dr Pamm Kellett
School of Management and Marketing
Tel 03 9244 6936
pamm.kellett@deakin.edu.au

 

Postgraduate Student Administration
Faculty of Business and Law
Tel 03 5227 3447 Waterfront (Geelong)
Tel 03 9244 5043 Burwood (Melbourne)
Tel 1800 624 316 Customer Service
postgrad-enquiries@deakin.edu.au

CRICOS course code078035M
Deakin course code M718

Formerly Master of Sport Management

 

Please note: course not available in Trimester 3

 

~Course duration for domestic students and Cloud (online) enrolled international students who commence this course in Trimester 2 will be 2 years full-time or part-time equivalent due to unit availability.

Course sub-headings

Course overview

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.

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Fees and charges

Equivalent Full Time Student Load (EFTSL)
EFTSL is the standard annual full time load. Eight credit points is the standard full time load for one year of study.

This is a fee-paying course.  Domestic students may be eligible for FEE-HELP assistance in paying these tuition fees.  For more information about FEE-HELP go to http://www.deakin.edu.au/future-students/fees/

Fee paying place - Domestic (DFP)
A Fee paying place is one for which the university does not receive any government funding. As such, students enrolled in these places are required to contribute the full cost of their course.
Fee paying places are available to domestic students. Domestic students are those who are Australian citizens, New Zealand citizens or holders of a permanent visa.

* The 'indicative annual course fee' cited has been provided as a guide only. It has been calculated on the basis of a typical enrolment of a student undertaking the course in 2014, and reflects the cost involved in undertaking a full-time quota of units within the specified discipline.
The actual fees charged by Deakin University will depend upon the discipline from which each individual unit is chosen, and may vary from the indicative course fee cited, particularly if units are chosen from a number of disciplines. The cost of each unit offered in 2014 can be viewed from the Unit Search.
Please note that the fees per unit/credit point may increase annually due to rises in the cost of course delivery and service.
Deakin assumes no responsibility for persons relying on 'indicative course fees' to calculate the total future cost of their course.

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Course rules

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). 

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Course structure

Core units

 

MMS711 Introduction to the Sport Industry  

MMS714 Management (Sport)  

MLC710 Sport and the Law  

MPR751/MPA751 Financial Reporting and Analysis  *

MMS712 Sport Marketing  

MMS715 Sport Promotions and Public Relations  

MMS716 Sport Organisation Theory  

MMS736 Strategic Management  

MMS774 Facility and Event Management  

MPT781/MPE781 Economics for Managers  #

 

Plus two units from:

MAA754 Enterprise Risk Management  

MMK737 Online Marketing  

MMS701 Athlete Management  

MMS773 Sport Broadcasting  

MPP701 Research Project 1A  

MPP702 Research Project 1B  

MPR722/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.

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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.
For more information on the Deakin Admissions Policy visit The Guide.

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Entry requirements - specific

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.

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Credit for prior learning - general

The University aims to provide students with as much credit as possible for approved prior study or informal learning which exceeds the normal entrance requirements for the course and is within the constraints of the course regulations. Students are required to complete a minimum of one-third of the course at Deakin University, or four credit points, whichever is the greater. In the case of certificates, including graduate certificates, a minimum of two credit points within the course must be completed at Deakin.

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

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How to apply

Applications must be made directly to the University through the Applicant Portal.  Details of available courses and application closing dates can be found on the Apply webpage. Please note that closing dates may vary for individual courses.


Your course may require further information in support of your application. Please refer to the faculty information website for further details.

 

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