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Diploma of Business (Sport Management)

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What is a Diploma of Business (Sport Management)?

A Diploma of Business (Sport Management) primes you with the essential expertise in the sports industry. Engage in hands-on training in simulated sports management settings with mentorship from industry experts to help you launch a career in sports business operations.
The program combines theoretical principles with practical applications, providing you with a holistic understanding of sports business development and management. Comprising eight core subjects, this diploma not only stands as a valuable standalone qualification but is also a pathway into further study with the Bachelor of Business suite.

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Learning outcomes

  • Develop cultural awareness of the sports industry to inform business and communication skills.
  • Identify solutions to meet unique industry, team and organisational needs.
  • Gain personal learning and development skills applicable to a professional context.
  • Develop teamwork and collaborative skills necessary for success in the sports industry.
  • Develop broad theoretical and technical knowledge in the field of Sport Management.
 
Study mode
Online, On campus, Blended
Campus locations
Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide
Student
Domestic
International (offshore)
Course duration
1 year full time, 2 years part time, 2 trimesters accelerated
Start date
19 Feb 2024
3 June 2024
16 Sep 2024
Fees & scholarships

This is an AQF Level 5 course delivered by Torrens University Australia Ltd.

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Guaranteed pathway entry
Successful completion will guarantee entry into the second year of any of our Bachelor of Business programs.

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Gain insights from experts  
Get inside the heads of some of the best in the business and learn what it’s really like in your chosen industry.

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Flexible study options
Customise your course so you can study online, on campus or a combination of both.
Score your dream job in Sports Management
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

This course comprises 8 subjects, 7 core subjects and 1 elective subject. As part of the core subjects, you will gain 50 hours of real-world industry experience.

Each subject involves 10 hours of study per week, comprising 3 hours of facilitated study and 7 hours self-directed study.

  • Core
  • 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
  • Sports Marketing | SPO102
  • Industry Skills Project | IND101A | 50 hours of industry experience 

Requirements

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

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

Technology

Learn with industry standard technologies

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 )
    • Diploma of Business Sport Management
    • Diploma of Business

      CRICOS 090282F

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  • Bachelor courses ( 2 options )
    • Bachelor of Business Sports Management

      CRICOS 090265G

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    • Bachelor of Business

      CRICOS 090275E

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Postgraduate

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

      CRICOS 095349G

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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 Sports Management
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    • Master of Business Administration MBA

      CRICOS 095353M

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    • Master of Business Administration Sports Management Advanced

      CRICOS 0101388

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    • Master of Business Administration Advanced

      CRICOS 088149G

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Industry partners and work placements

When you study with Torrens University Australia, you will benefit from our extensive network of industry partners. You’ll learn from industry professionals, gain invaluable insights and build key industry relationships.

Gain professional experience

Complete 50 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.

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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 at least one of the requirements listed below.

Year 12 (Australian secondary school certificate) or equivalent.

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

OR

Successful completion of a Higher Education qualification.

OR

work and life experience that demonstrates skills and knowledge gained through paid or unpaid employment, formal learning and/or non-formal learning (presented on a current resume with attached cover letter).

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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.

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Fees

Check the international course fee schedule for the cost of your course. This course is only offered online. International students requiring a student visa to study in Australia should choose another course that offers 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.

Admission criteria

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

Australian Year 12 or equivalent.
Academic IELTS 5.5 (no band less than 5.0) or equivalent.
OR alternative entry requirement may be available. Contact the International Admissions team for more information.

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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

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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