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M63 Bachelor of Sport Management

Provides students with specific, industry-focussed knowledge, competencies and professional attitudes required by middle and senior levels of management in the sport industry.
This course commences with an introduction to the sport industry and focuses on the application of key aspects of management, marketing, communication, planning, economics & finance, community engagement, facility planning, research methods, legal aspects, venue & event management, project management and business planning. Students also undertake a range of practical industry placements, which provide them with necessary workplace experiences, as well as vital networking opportunities.
Students have the opportunity to further specialise and give their studies a stronger focus in various fields, including marketing, management, public relations, mass communication, tourism management, human resource management, sports science and human performance.


Sport Association CEO, Sport Development Manager, Sport Event Manager, Sport Marketing & Sponsorship Manager, Sport Corporate Affairs Manager, Sport Communications Manager, Sport Membership Manager, Sport Club Manager, Player Manager


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 Sport 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 Sport 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.

SPM2112 Sport Delivery Systems 15
SPM2122 Sport Marketing 15
SPM1102 Sport and Recreation Leadership and Programming 15
BES1100 Foundations of Business Knowledge 15
SPM2111 Sport Organisation Management 15
LSC2003 Leisure and Lifestyle 15
Plus two (2) units from Supplementary Program
BES1200 Business Knowledge Development 15
SPM2114 Sport and Leisure Economics and Finance 15
LMS2103 Leisure Facility Planning 15
SPM3114 Sport Venues and Events 15
MAN3612 Project Management 15
Plus one (1) unit selected from:
JOU2106 Sports Journalism * 15
TSM2202 Introduction to Event Management 15
Plus two (2) units from Supplementary Program
*Only available at Mount Lawley campus
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
Disability Standards for Education (Commonwealth 2005)
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Last Updated - Higher Education: 15/03/2013 VET: 20/05/2013