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C04369v1 Master of Sport Management (Extension)

Award(s): Master of Sport Management (MSportM)
CRICOS code: 096872B
Commonwealth supported place?: No
Load credit points: 96
Course EFTSL: 2
Location: City campus

Overview
Course aims
Career options
Course intended learning outcomes
Admission requirements
Recognition of prior learning
Course duration and attendance
Course structure
Course completion requirements
Course program
Articulation with UTS courses
Other information

Overview

The Master of Sport Management (Extension) is designed to develop critical, interpretive and problem-solving skills, and to provide a significant overview of the sport industry.

The course develops advanced skill sets needed for managers to operate in the sport industry.

The additional elective subject choices provide an opportunity to specialise more deeply in the sports management and related fields, and further enhance students' management skills, professional practice, specialist knowledge and capabilities.

Course aims

The course provides theories, models and case studies in order to understand the complex nature of the sport industry.

Career options

Graduates may pursue careers in such fields as sport marketing, sport event management, venue and facility management, sports development, sports administration, and operations management.

Course intended learning outcomes

1.1 Critically analyse complex theoretical business concepts and apply them in a global context
2.1 Use relevant information and data to critically analyse complex issues in sport management practice
2.2 Formulate creative and innovative solutions to complex sport management issues
3.1 Communicate information clearly and fluently in a written form appropriate for stakeholders
3.2 Use oral communication appropriately in a professional context to convey information clearly and fluently
3.3 Interact effectively with others in order to work towards a common outcome
4.1 Evidence understanding of ethical and social responsibility in professional practice and accountability for related personal outputs
4.2 Critically evaluate and apply sustainability principles to decisions in business contexts
5.1 Apply broad technical and professional skills effectively within sport management practice
5.2 Execute a substantial research-based or professionally focused sport management project

Admission requirements

Applicants must have completed a UTS recognised bachelor's degree, or an equivalent or higher qualification, or submitted other evidence of general and professional qualifications that demonstrates potential to pursue graduate studies.

Applicants with a relevant graduate certificate must have completed it with at least a credit average.

The English proficiency requirement for international students or local applicants with international qualifications is: Academic IELTS: 6.5 overall with a writing score of 6.0; or TOEFL: paper based: 550-583 overall with TWE of 4.5, internet based: 79-93 overall with a writing score of 21; or AE5: Pass; or PTE: 58-64; or CAE: 176-184.

Eligibility for admission does not guarantee offer of a place.

International students

Visa requirement: To obtain a student visa to study in Australia, international students must enrol full time and on campus. Australian student visa regulations also require international students studying on student visas to complete the course within the standard full-time duration. Students can extend their courses only in exceptional circumstances.

Recognition of prior learning

Students may be granted a maximum of eight subject exemptions, of which four core subjects may be approved from prior undergraduate study.

Course duration and attendance

The course may be completed in two years of full-time or four years of part-time study.

Course structure

The course totals 96 credit points and consists of a combination of core and elective subjects.

Course completion requirements

STM90999 Core subjects (Management Extension) 30cp
STM90951 Sport Management stream 30cp
CBK91275 Options (Sport Management) 36cp
Total 96cp

Course program

Typical full-time programs are provided below, showing a suggested study sequence for students undertaking the course full time, commencing either in Autumn or Spring session.

Autumn commencing, full time
Year 1
Autumn session
21937 Managing, Leading and Stewardship   6cp
21878 Organisational Dialogue: Theory and Practice   6cp
27732 Sport Organisations   6cp
21928 People, Work and Employment   6cp
Spring session
21931 Research Skills for Managers   6cp
21918 Sport Business   6cp
27721 Sport Globalisation   6cp
Select 6 credit points from the following:   6cp
CBK91275 Options (Sport Management) 36cp  
Year 2
Autumn session
21920 Critical Issues in Sport Management   6cp
21919 Business Models and Strategic Planning   6cp
Select 12 credit points from the following:   12cp
CBK91275 Options (Sport Management) 36cp  
Spring session
21927 Management Research Project (Capstone)   6cp
Select 18 credit points from the following:   18cp
CBK91275 Options (Sport Management) 36cp  
Spring commencing, full time
Year 1
Spring session
21937 Managing, Leading and Stewardship   6cp
21918 Sport Business   6cp
27721 Sport Globalisation   6cp
21878 Organisational Dialogue: Theory and Practice   6cp
Year 2
Autumn session
21931 Research Skills for Managers   6cp
27732 Sport Organisations   6cp
21928 People, Work and Employment   6cp
Select 6 credit points from the following:   6cp
CBK91275 Options (Sport Management) 36cp  
Spring session
21919 Business Models and Strategic Planning   6cp
Select 18 credit points from the following:   18cp
CBK91275 Options (Sport Management) 36cp  
Year 3
Autumn session
21927 Management Research Project (Capstone)   6cp
21920 Critical Issues in Sport Management   6cp
Select 12 credit points from the following:   12cp
CBK91275 Options (Sport Management) 36cp  

Articulation with UTS courses

This course is part of an articulated program comprising the Graduate Certificate in Sport Management (C11037), the Graduate Diploma in Sport Management (C07029), the Master of Sport Management (C04290), and the Master of Sport Management (Extension).

Other information

Further information is available from the UTS Business School on:

telephone 1300 ask UTS (1300 275 887)
email
business@uts.edu.au
UTS: Business (Postgraduate)