Bachelor of Sport Management

VU course code: SBSM | CRICOS: 084881M | Level of study: Undergraduate
3 years
Hybrid

Tuition: per semester AU$16,700

City Campus
29 July 2024
Overview

Overview

Gain the skills for a management career in sports, physical recreation or outdoor adventure, with a Bachelor of Sport Management at Victoria University.

You will learn the techniques of management and their application to the sport and physical recreation industries, including:

  • planning
  • human resource management
  • finance
  • leadership
  • marketing
  • performance evaluation.

By the time you graduate, you’ll be confident and ready to manage professional sport organisations, major sporting events, and sporting facilities. You’ll also be prepared to manage community sport programs, social development projects, outdoor adventure activities, and active recreation experiences.

VU is a leading sport university, and you’ll benefit from our extensive sports and physical recreation partnerships. Our classroom activities are blended with online and practical learning. By undertaking work placements, you’ll develop professional connections before you graduate.

Entry requirements

Applicants for this course will need to meet the entry criteria outlined below. If you don’t meet the entry criteria, you may be able to gain entry by first completing a related course or unit(s). We call this a ‘pathway’.

If you've completed a qualification where English was the primary language of instruction, you may be eligible for an exemption of English-language requirements.

In some cases, there may be additional entry requirements.

Learn more about entry requirements for international students.

Entry criteria

Credit & Entry pathways into this course


Victoria University is committed to providing a transparent admissions process. Find out more about how to apply for our courses, and our commitment to admissions transparency. Meeting the minimum admission criteria does not guarantee entry into this course. Past academic performance may be considered.

Course Structure

To attain the Bachelor of Sport Management students will be required to complete 288 credit points (equivalent to 24 units) consisting of:

  • 96 credit points of First Year Core units
  • 96 credit points of Major studies from the approved list
  • 48 credit points of Professional Development in Sport & Outdoor Recreation Minor studies
  • 48 credit points of Minor studies from the approved list.

Minors not available for students completing the Outdoor Recreation Leadership Major are:-


  • SMIOUT Outdoor Recreation Leadership

Minors not available for students completing the Sport and Active Communities Major are:-


  • SMISAC Sport and Active Communities

Fees & Scholarships

As an international student at Victoria University, you will be required to pay your tuition fees up front each semester.

There may be additional materials fees throughout your studies, depending on your chosen course, as well as an administrative fee as part of your course.

Victoria University is proud to support our international scholarship recipients and sponsored students.

10% discount for alumni

If you’ve previously completed a qualification with us (and didn't apply through an agent), you may be eligible for a 10% discount. Not available for single-package courses.

Find out how

Fees

Scholarships

CAREERS

The sport, fitness and physical recreation industries play a crucial and significant role in the health and wellbeing of Australians. There are diverse and expanding career opportunities in this sector.

Graduates of our Bachelor of Sport Management will be ready to work in a variety of roles in the sport and physical recreation industry. You may work in commercial or community sport, or outdoor adventure. You’ll be qualified to manage sport organisations, facilities, and events.

Visit Jobs and Skills Australia's website to find job growth information and average salaries for various professions in Australia, including:

The career opportunities are broad following the Bachelor of Sport Management, and each of the majors provides many exciting options.

Sport & communities careers

Outdoor recreation leadership careers

VU Stories

Chris Little at the Sport Australia Hall of Fame
A career break at the Sport Australia Hall of Fame
Bachelor of Sport and Recreation Management
"VU had a reputation as a go-to sports university, and the work placement program was another thing that made it an absolute no brainer for me."
Chris's sport success