Bachelor of Sport Management / Bachelor of Business

Victoria University

Course details

CRICOS course code: 084880A

Level of study: Undergraduate

Summary

Aim for an exciting career in sport or business, with a double degree from VU. Our Bachelor of Sport Management/Bachelor of Business prepares you for management, training and operational roles.

A double degree is an excellent way to extend your career options. Follow your passion into the sport and exercise sector as a sport planner, manager, administrator, event organiser, policy analyst, or programmer. Or aim for a business role that suits your interests and ambitions, choosing from our specialisations.

We teach important skills in:

  • policy, planning and strategy
  • team-sport management
  • player welfare and support
  • gym and exercise program administration
  • community-based activity program coordination.

We offer fantastic work experience with sporting organisations. You'll graduate ready to plan, organise and lead activities at elite and community level.

Sports career development and placements

During your degree, you'll take part in a placement program which give you valuable work experience and industry contacts.

Placements are hosted by 350 different organisations in the following fields:

  • sport and exercise science
  • sport management
  • sport coaching
  • recreation
  • outdoor education.

Careers in sport management and business

Your understanding of planning, finance, marketing and people management will prepare you for a range of careers. Aim for a role in business, sporting organisations, local government, or outdoor adventure that matches your interests.

Areas where you may find exciting opportunities include:

  • business consulting
  • government agencies
  • sport governing bodies
  • sports clubs
  • stadia and arenas
  • gyms and leisure centres
  • leisure planning and sport development units
  • community welfare development agencies
  • sports and leisure consultancies
  • motor racing industry
  • horse racing industry
  • schools
  • outdoor adventure camps
  • adventure sport businesses
  • corporate training consultancies
  • local government community leisure units
  • health education agencies
  • youth work programs.

Course structure

To qualify for the awards of Bachelor of Sport Management and Bachelor of Business, students will be required to complete 384 credit points consisting of:

  • 144 credit points First Year Core units
  • 48 credit points Core units including International Business Challenge and Sport Management Career Development units
  • 96 credit points Sport Management major from approved list
  • 96 credit points Business major from approved list (includes applied business challenge unit)

Sport Management majors:

  • Sport and Active Communities
  • Outdoor Recreation Leadership

Business majors:

  • Accounting
  • Event Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Marketing

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
27,400 Per Year
Read more13,700 per semester
21 Feb 2022
01 Aug 2022
4 years Full time Victoria University
Footscray Park campus
Ballarat Road
Melbourne Victoria 3011
Australia

Entry criteria

Completion of an Australian Senior Secondary Certificate (VCE or equivalent) including Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 25 in English (EAL) or 20 in any other English (or equivalent). OR: Completion of an Australian Advanced Diploma or Diploma (or equivalent). OR: Completion of a Foundation course or equivalent.

English language requirements

IELTS (Academic module): Overall score of 6.0 (no band less than 6.0)

TOEFL Internet: Overall score of 67 (Listening 12, Speaking 18, Reading 15, Writing 21)

Pearson Test of English (PTE): Overall score of 50 (no section score less than 50)

University of Cambridge - Advanced (CAE): Overall score of 169. No individual band less than 169.

VU English - English for Academic Purposes (EAP) (Level 4): achieved.

Address

Victoria University
Footscray Park campus
Ballarat Road
Melbourne Victoria 3011
Australia
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