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Bachelor of Business (Sport Management)

CRICOS 090265G
Bachelor of Business Sports Management

What is a Bachelor of Business in Sport Management?

A Bachelor of Business (Sport Management) prepares you to manage the business of sports organisations. At Torrens University, you'll connect with our elite network of partners and gain real industry experience. Learn how to apply business principles in the world of sports.
This course is designed to equip you with the broad knowledge and skills required build a career in the sports management field. Throughout your studies, you will develop a comprehensive understanding of fundamental business, marketing and management principles, explore the role sport plays in building communities and analyse the importance of professional sport in contemporary society.

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Learning outcomes and Work-Integrated Learning

  • Become involved in building and binding communities through the love of the game.
  • Learn the role of governance in sport, and how to use it to your best advantage.
  • Discover the principles behind founding and maintaining a viable league.
  • Work with individuals, teams and leagues to generate positive outcomes.
  • Undertake 300 hours of industry experience.
Study mode
Online, On campus
Campus locations*
Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide
Student
Domestic
International
Course duration
3 years full time, 6 years part time, 2 years accelerated
Start date
3 June 2024
16 Sep 2024
17 Feb 2025
02 Jun 2025
15 Sep 2025
Fees & scholarships

This is an AQF Level 7 course delivered by Torrens University Australia Ltd.

*For more details on international student study options.

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Career opportunities

With a Bachelor of Business in Sports Management you could eventually manage a team, supporting them with off-field requirements. You could also become the person in charge of running a local league, take care of business at a community club and work in one of the many roles that support our national and international sporting competitions.

Potential career paths

  • Sport Journalist
    Average salary: $72,500 - $72,500
  • Sport Project Manager
    Average salary: $114,658 - $134,408
  • Events Manager
    Average salary: $80,000 - $133,821
Bachelor of Business (Sports Management) | Stephen Caradonna
My industry placement with the Penrith Panthers was a highlight. It exposed me to different departments, which offered a range of experiences that let me build on what I learnt in class and led to securing a full-time role at the Panthers.
Stephen Caradonna
Bachelor of Business (Sports Management)

Subjects and units

Delivered both on campus and online, this course comprises 18 core and 6 electives, each subject requiring 10 hours of study per week; three hours facilitated and seven self-directed. Assessments may include activity-based assignments or online quizzes. There are no formal exams.

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3
  • Electives

Requirements

These seven core subjects must be completed. Additionally you're required to select one elective from the electives tab.

Core subjects

  • Academic and Business Communication Skills | BIZ106 
  • Understanding Self and Others | BIZ107 
  • Introduction to Sport Management | SPO101
  • Marketing in the Digital Era | MKT105
  • The Business Environment | BIZ202
  • Sport Marketing | SPO102
  • Industry Skills Project | IND101A | 50 hours of industry experience 

Requirements

These six core subjects must be completed. Additionally you're required to select two electives from the electives tab.

Core subjects

  • Accounting for Decision Making | BIZ201
  • Customer Experience Management | BIZ204
  • Sport Law | SPO201
  • Managing Athletes and Teams | SPO204
  • Industry Engagement Project | IND201A | 100 hours of industry experience
  • Managing Sport Facilities | SPO203

Requirements

These five core subjects must be completed. Additionally you're required to select three electives from the electives tab.

Core subjects

  • Agile Business Analysis (Advanced) | MIS312
  • Organisational Creativity & Innovation | BIZ301
  • Ethics and Sustainability | MGT301A
  • Health & Advocacy Strategies | SPO301
  • Industry Consulting Project | IND301A | 150 hours of industry experience

Requirements

Electives available to students may be chosen from the elective bank below. Choose six electives:

Elective subjects

  • Introduction to Entrepreneurship | ENT101
  • Venture Ideation | ENT102
  • The Business of Events | EVT102
  • Developing People and Culture | MGT202
  • Project Management | MGT201A
  • Sales and Negotiation Strategies | ENT201
  • Event Management and Operations | EVT201A
  • Event Technologies | EVT211
  • Economics | ECO201
  • Event Staging and Production | EVT304
  • Risk, Resilience and Recovery | THE301
  • Business and Corporations Law | LAW301

International students must not enrol in more than one-third (33%) of online subjects over their course, and must study at least one face-to-face subject each study period. For more information, visit Study in Australia.

International students on a student visa are required to study full time (i.e. must complete a minimum of 1.0 EFTSL of study per year). For the latest information on study locations, please check the entry requirements flyer.

Study pathways

Torrens University offers undergraduate and postgraduate students with flexible entry options and study pathways. Whether you prefer a full program or a modular approach, we can tailor your studies to your needs. Start your journey with an undergraduate diploma or bachelor degree, or grow your career with a postgraduate qualification.

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Let us customise a study plan and pathway for you.

Undergraduate

  • Diploma courses ( 2 options )
  • Bachelor courses ( 2 options )
    • Bachelor of Business

      CRICOS 090275E

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    • Bachelor of Business Sports Management

      CRICOS 090265G

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Postgraduate

  • Graduate Certificate courses ( 2 options )
    • Graduate Certificate of Business Administration

      CRICOS 095349G

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    • Graduate Certificate of Sport Management
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  • Graduate Diploma of Business Administration

    CRICOS 095352A

    4 core subjects
    Online | On campus | Blended
    1 year full time, part-time options available
  • Master courses ( 4 options )
    • Master of Business Administration MBA

      CRICOS 095353M

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    • Master of Business Administration Advanced

      CRICOS 088149G

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    • Master of Business Administration Sports Management
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    • Master of Business Administration Sports Management Advanced

      CRICOS 0101388

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Industry partners and Work‑Integrated Learning

An important element of this course is your placement with an endorsed host organisation(s). Work placements provide a valuable resource for you to develop hands-on practical experience to ensure you graduate confident and job-ready. A key task will be the completion of a reflective journal covering the experience and the identification and analysis of key learning outcomes.

Gain professional experience

Complete 300 hours of real-world, relevant experience during your course. You’ll have the opportunity to leverage our work placement program with one of our acclaimed industry partners.

You can source Work-Integrated Learning opportunities, including placements, through our Careers Connect database, all vetted for quality and relevance by Torrens University’s Learning Facilitators.

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Entry details

  • Domestic
  • International

Fees

Check the domestic course fee schedule for the cost of your course.

FEE-HELP

Eligible Australian students may choose to defer some, or all, of their tuition fees through FEE-HELP, a loan scheme repaid through the tax system based on income.

Learn more about fees and FEE-HELP

Scholarships

If you are truly passionate about business, we want to hear from you. We have a variety of business scholarships on offer to assist you in becoming a key part of the business industry:

Admission criteria

Before you begin your application to study as a domestic student, check that you meet the requirements listed below.

Australian secondary school certificate, or equivalent;

OR

Successful completion of a Vocational qualification (AQF Level 4), or above;

OR

Successful completion of at least 0.25 EFTSL at AQF level 6, 0.5 EFTSL at AQF level 5 or above, or equivalent;

OR

Work-life experience demonstrating the ability to undertake study at the required level which may include approval of prior study or successful completion of a readiness assessment.

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Guaranteed pathway and Recognition of Prior Learning

If you have already completed a qualification or gained skills through life or work experience, you may be able to credit this against your degree with us. Check information about Recognition of Prior Learning and Course Credit transfer. We also offer pathway opportunities to further your learning.

Learn more about study pathways

Fees

Check the international course fee schedule for the cost of your course. Onshore international students requiring a student visa should choose campus-based / blended options.

Fee payment

Course fees can be paid across three study periods. Each instalment to be paid before the beginning of the academic stage census date.

Scholarships

We want you to have the best possible chance to succeed, which is why we offer a range of financial scholarships to support our international students during their study journey.

Admission criteria

Before you begin your application to study as an international student, check that you meet the requirements listed below.

Successful completion of at least 0.25 EFTSL at AQF level 6, 0.5 EFTSL at AQF level 5 or above, or equivalent;

OR

Australian secondary school certificate, or equivalent Senior Secondary qualification, or baccalaureate Diploma;

AND

Academic IELTS 6.0 (no band less than 5.5) or equivalent.
OR alternative entry requirements may be available. Alternative entry may include assessment and approval of prior study, or successful completion of a readiness assessment. Contact the International Admissions team for more information.

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OR alternative entry requirement may be available. Contact the International Admissions team for more information.

Learn more about study pathways

How to apply

Frequently asked questions

  • What are Torrens University Australia’s ATAR requirements for domestic students?
  • What if  I don’t meet the entry criteria for a degree?
  • Am I eligible for FEE-HELP?
  • Can I get course credit for previous experience?
  • What are Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and Credit Transfer (CT)? How do I apply?
  • How do I apply for a scholarship?

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