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C11037v6 Graduate Certificate in Sport Management

Award(s): Graduate Certificate in Sport Management (GradCertSportBus)
CRICOS code: 014222D
Commonwealth supported place?: No
Load credit points: 24
Course EFTSL: 0.5
Location: City campus

Notes

This course is not offered to international students.


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 a basic introduction to the sport industry environment and an introduction to 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 critically analyse complex theoretical business concepts and apply them in the broader environmental context
2.1 locate, select and use relevant information and data to critically analyse issues in sport management practice
2.2 apply critical and creative thinking to address issues in sport management issues
3.1 use oral communication appropriately to convey information clearly and fluently
3.2 use oral communication appropriately in a professional context to convey information clearly and fluently
3.3 interact effectively with others to work towards a common outcome
4.1 demonstrate understanding of ethical and social responsibilities in professional practice
4.2 critically evaluate and apply sustainability principles to decisions in business contexts
5.1 apply broad technical and professional 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 a degree require eight years' full-time relevant work experience and evidence of a general capacity to undertake tertiary education.

The English proficiency requirement for 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.

Course duration and attendance

The course duration is one year of part-time study. Some subjects may be offered in intensive mode.

Course structure

All students must complete a total of 24 credit points made up of four subjects, comprising two core subjects (12 credit points), and two specialist subjects (12 credit points).

Course completion requirements

STM90932 Core subjects 12cp
STM90953 Sport Management stream 12cp
Total 24cp

Course program

A typical part-time program is provided below, showing a suggested study sequence for students undertaking the course full time, commencing in Autumn session.

Autumn commencing, part time
Year 1
Autumn session
21937 Managing, Leading and Stewardship   6cp
27732 Sport Organisations   6cp
Spring session
21928 People, Work and Employment   6cp
21918 Sport Business   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).

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)