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K21 Bachelor of Event, Sport and Recreation Management

The course provides specific, industry-focussed theoretical knowledge and practical skills for a career in the sport and recreation industries, including the growth areas of community development and event management within these sectors.
It provides students with the essential knowledge, competencies and professional attributes required by middle and senior levels of management in these areas.
The course commences with an introduction to the sport and recreation industries and focuses on the application of key aspects of leadership, organisational management, facility planning, economics & finance, legal aspects, research methods and business planning. Students also undertake a range of professional practice opportunities in the relevant industries.
Students have the opportunity to further specialise and give their studies a stronger focus in various fields, such as marketing, sports science, human resource management, public relations, tourism or adventure recreation management.


Sport and Recreation Event Manager, Recreation Services Manager, Sport Manager, Recreation Facility Manager, Outdoor and Adventure Recreation Program Coordinator, Events Coordinator, Youth and Children's Program Coordinator, Aquatic Centre Manager, Sport and Recreation Officer, Community Development Officer


Standard University admission requirements apply.

This course is available on Joondalup Campus.
This course is available by Full-time, or Part-time mode.
This course is available in the following mode of delivery - On-campus.

The Bachelor of Event, Sport and Recreation Management degree requires a minimum of 360 credit points (24 units) and normally requires three years of full-time study or the part-time equivalent.


The degree has the following main components:

  1. a Core Program of 240 credit points (16 units); and
  2. a Supplementary Program of 120 credit points (8 units) consisting of:
  • an 8 unit major or supporting major;
  • or a minor and electives;
  • or two 4 unit minors;
  • or 8 electives.


NOTE: All Bachelor of Event, Sport and Recreation Management students must complete a minimum of 60 credit points (4 units) at third year level and no more than 150 credit points (10 units) at first year level.


LSC1001 Introduction to Leisure 15
SPM1102 Sport and Recreation Leadership and Programming 15
SPM2112 Sport Delivery Systems 15
BES1100 Foundations of Business Knowledge 15
SPM2111 Sport Organisation Management 15
SPM2122 Sport Marketing 15
Plus two (2) units from Supplementary Program
TSM2202 Introduction to Event Management 15
LMS2103 Leisure Facility Planning 15
SPM2114 Sport and Leisure Economics and Finance 15
LSC2003 Leisure and Lifestyle 15
LMS3202 Managing Leisure Services 15
SPM3114 Sport Venues and Events 15
Plus two (2) units from Supplementary Program
SPM3115 Sport Recreation and Event Evaluation 15
SPM3113 Sport and Leisure Law 15
SPM3221 Sport Business Planning 15
LSC3112 Industry Practice 15
Plus four (4) units from Supplementary Program
Students who are unable to complete the course and have completed 240 credit points (16 units) from the units listed above may be eligible to exit with an Associate Degree of Event, Sport and Recreation Management with Course Coordinator approval.
Disability Standards for Education (Commonwealth 2005)
For the purposes of considering a request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Commonwealth 2005), inherent requirements for this subject are articulated in the Unit Description, Learning Outcomes, Graduate Attributes and Assessment Requirements of this entry. The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the support for students with disabilities or medical conditions can be found at the Student Equity, Diversity and Disability Service website:

Last Updated - Higher Education: 15/03/2013 VET: 20/05/2013