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C07029v8 Graduate Diploma in Sport Management

Award(s): Graduate Diploma in Sport Management (GradDipSportM)
CRICOS code: 014223C
Commonwealth supported place?: No
Load credit points: 48
Course EFTSL: 1
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 Graduate Diploma in Sport Management provides a broad overview of the sport industry, and is designed to develop critical, interpretive and problem-solving skills relevant to that sector, and to provide a broad overview of the sport industry.

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

Course aims

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

Career options

Career options include sport marketing and sponsorship, sport public relations, sport venue management, sport event management, human resource management in sport, player management and sport policy development.

Course intended learning outcomes

1.1 Apply advanced knowledge of sport management concepts and business practices, including Indigenous perspectives, that underpin professional practice in national and global contexts
2.1 Formulate creative solutions that respond to industry, Indigenous and community needs within a sport context
3.1 Design and implement appropriate communications strategies and actions for a diverse range of sport stakeholders
3.2 Interact with colleagues and stakeholders to work effectively in teams and deliver agreed project outcomes
4.1 Apply principles of law, ethical responsibility and sustainability, as well as the role of Indigenous values in the sport industry
5.1 Apply professional knowledge, including Indigenous business value and technical skills within sport management practice

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.

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 five subject exemptions, of which two subjects can be approved from prior undergraduate study. For more information about the application process, see How to Apply for Recognition of Prior Learning.

Course duration and attendance

The course duration is one year of full-time or two years of part-time study.

Course structure

All students must complete a total of 48 credit points made up of eight subjects, comprising one core subject (6 credit points), six specialist subjects (36 credit points) and one elective subject (6 credit points).

Course completion requirements

21900 Business Literacies and the Future 6cp
CBK91848 Electives (Sport Management) 42cp
Total 48cp

Course program

A typical course program is provided below, showing the recommended study sequence to ensure completion of the course within the expected duration.

Not all subjects are offered every session.

Refer to the Timetable Planner for confirmation of availability.

Autumn commencing, full time
Year 1
Autumn session
21900 Business Literacies and the Future   6cp
21952 Sport Development   6cp
21920 Sport Governance and Integrity   6cp
57300 Digital Sports Journalism   6cp
Spring session
21918 Sport Business   6cp
21935 Sport Globalisation   6cp
21962 Venue Management   6cp
Select 6 credit points of options   6cp
Spring commencing, full time
Year 1
Spring session
21900 Business Literacies and the Future   6cp
21918 Sport Business   6cp
21935 Sport Globalisation   6cp
57300 Digital Sports Journalism   6cp
Year 2
Autumn session
21952 Sport Development   6cp
21920 Sport Governance and Integrity   6cp
21882 Legal Issues for Sports, Events and Not-for-Profits   6cp
Select 6 credit points of options   6cp

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, and the Master of Sport Management (C04290), or the Master of Sport Management (Extension) (C04369).

Other information

Further information is available from the UTS Business School on:

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