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C11037v7 Graduate Certificate in Sport Management

Award(s): Graduate Certificate in Sport Management (GradCertSportBus)
CRICOS code: 0101003
Commonwealth supported place?: No
Load credit points: 24
Course EFTSL: 0.5
Location: City campus

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

Overview

The Graduate Certificate in Sport Management provides an introduction to the sport industry environment alongside an awareness of management skills relevant to this sector.

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

Course aims

The course provides theories, models and 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 Explain sport management concepts and business practices, including Indigenous perspectives, that underpin professional practice in a range of 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 Explain principles of law, ethical responsibility and sustainability, as well as the role of Indigenous values in the sport industry
5.1 Use advanced 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.

Applicants without an academic qualification require a minimum of four years' full time, or equivalent, relevant post-secondary work experience and general capacity to undertake tertiary education.

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.

Course duration and attendance

The course can be completed in one session of full-time or one year of part-time study.

Course structure

All students must complete a total of 24 credit points made up of four subjects, comprising one core subject (6 credit points), and three specialist subjects (18 credit points).

Course completion requirements

21900 Business Literacies and the Future 6cp
Select 18 credit points of options: 18cp
57300 Digital Sports Journalism6cp 
21918 Sport Business6cp 
21952 Sport Development6cp 
21935 Sport Globalisation6cp 
21920 Sport Governance and Integrity6cp 
21962 Venue Management6cp 
Total 24cp

Course program

A typical course program is provided below, showing the recommended study sequence to ensure completion of the course within the expected duration. 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 commencing, full time
Year 1
Spring session
21900 Business Literacies and the Future   6cp
21918 Sport Business   6cp
21935 Sport Globalisation   6cp
21962 Venue Management   6cp
Autumn commencing, part time
Year 1
Autumn session
21900 Business Literacies and the Future   6cp
21952 Sport Development   6cp
Spring session
21918 Sport Business   6cp
21935 Sport Globalisation   6cp
Spring commencing, part time
Year 1
Spring session
21900 Business Literacies and the Future   6cp
21918 Sport Business   6cp
Year 2
Autumn session
21952 Sport Development   6cp
21920 Sport Governance and Integrity   6cp

Articulation with UTS courses

This course is part of an articulated program comprising the Graduate Certificate in Sport Management, the Graduate Diploma in Sport Management (C07029), 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)