Bachelor of Business (Sports Management)
Make a career from your love of the game
Focus on sports management and marketing as you get to know the rules of business. You’ll explore sport’s important role in building communities. Zoom out to the workings of the global sports industry. Think about where you might fit as a sports manager.
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At Torrens University Australia you can tailor your study to suit your lifestyle. Thanks to their innovative digital learning system you’ll gain the ultimate in flexibility, and still receive personalised guidance from academics and access to work placement, mentorship and internship opportunities. Online you can attend live classes or view recorded sessions, connect with lecturers and fellow students, and access content on-demand 24/7.
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As one of Australia’s fastest growing universities, we take a progressive approach to learning. Our courses are co-designed, developed and delivered with industry, giving you confidence that you’ll graduate job-ready.
During this course you will:
- 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.
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 include:
- Sports Tourism Officer
- Events Manager
- Community Organiser
- Sports Project Manager
- Sport Journalist/Promoter
Torrens University Australia offers flexible entry options and study pathways, whether you’re finishing school, pursuing career progression or looking for a change. Entry requirements for this course includes:
- Successful completion of a Higher Education qualification.
- Year 12 (Australian secondary school certificate) or equivalent.
- Successful completion of a Vocational qualification (AQF Level 4 or above).
Work and Life
- Work life experience demonstrating the ability to undertake study at the required level.
English Proficiency Requirements
Standard English language requirements apply.
Don’t meet the entry requirements? We have numerous pathway programs to get you started. Contact our Future Student Advisors to learn about alternative entry options.
Although you can complete your 300 hours of industry experience 100% online, you also have the option to complete your placement in-person across our acclaimed industry network.
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.
Tailor your study to your lifestyle thanks to our innovative digital learning system, accessible from anywhere with 24/7 personalised support. With all your course materials online, and the option to study full or part time, on-campus, online or a blend of both it's all about flexibility.
Course duration: 3 years full time, 6 years part time, 2 years accelerated
Recommended Study Pattern
The Bachelor of Business (Sport Management) course structure comprises of 16 core subjects and 8 elective subjects. Electives may be chosen from any of the other BBUS suite or other TUA undergraduate courses (pre-requisites permitting). Electives chosen from other TUA courses must have prior approval from the Program Director or delegate.
This course also involves industry work placement, where you will gain 300 hours of hands-on experience that complements your theoretical knowledge.
The program can be completed in a three year in duration (normal full time). 8 subjects (10 credit points each) per year is deemed a normal full time load. Students can fast-track the completion of the degree by taking 4 subjects (40 credit points) per trimester over six trimesters.
To qualify for the degree Bachelor of Business (Sport Management), the candidate must complete satisfactorily a course of study that comprises 16 core subjects and 8 elective subjects. A combined total of 240 credit points is required. Electives may be chosen from any of the other BBUS suite or other TUA undergraduate courses (pre-requisites permitting). Electives chosen from other TUA courses must have prior approval from the Program Director or delegate.
You must complete 200 hours of Industry-relevant experience across the duration of your course.