University of Technology Sydney

C07029v9 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
Pathway course
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. With this in mind, the program includes subjects that develop a critical understanding of sport management across the areas of business, globalisation, governance, sport for social impact, and sport event management in both the Australian and international contexts.

The course is developed and delivered in collaboration with industry experts from the field, with each subject comprising of a mix of sport management concepts and real-world practice. Research-inspired course content is delivered by world-leading academics and industry partners, which allows students to apply an expert level of knowledge and understanding across different domains of the sport industry. It develops skill sets needed for managers to operate in the sport industry.

Course aims

The Graduate Diploma in Sport Management combines business literacy with sport-specific management learning. The course provides theories, models and practical case studies in order to understand the complex nature of the sport industry.

Career options

The Graduate Diploma in Sport Management provides authentic engagement with the world of sport, producing graduates with specific skills and attributes of interest to employers in this sector. Graduates may pursue careers in fields such as sport management, sport marketing, sport policy, sports development, sport event management, and sports administration.

Course intended learning outcomes

1.1 Apply critical thinking skills to develop creative strategies that respond to Indigenous and non-Indigenous community and business needs within a sport context
2.1 Communicate information clearly and persuasively to a diverse range of sport stakeholders
2.2 Interact with sport stakeholders and work effectively in teams to deliver project outcomes that serve community and commercial interests
3.1 Apply principles of law, ethics, sustainability and Indigenous values in a sport management context
4.1 Apply advanced knowledge of sport management concepts, including Indigenous perspectives, and technical skills to lead professional practice across community and commercial sport management contexts

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.

Pathway course

Students who do not meet the requirements to gain entry into the Graduate Diploma in Sport Management may be eligible for entry into the Graduate Certificate in Sport Management (C11037) offered on a part-time basis or the Graduate Certificate in Business Immersion and Career Transition (C11300) offered on a full-time basis. Satisfactory completion of the UTS Graduate Certificate allows students to articulate into the Graduate Diploma in Sport Management.

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 core subjects.

Course completion requirements

STM91685 Core Subjects (GDSportM) 48cp
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 for Social Impact   6cp
21920 Sport Governance and Integrity   6cp
21854 Creative Problem Solving   6cp
Spring session
21918 Sport Business   6cp
21935 Sport, Events and Globalisation   6cp
21895 Business and Social Impact   6cp
21928 Managing Staff and Volunteers   6cp
Spring commencing, full time
Year 1
Spring session
21900 Business Literacies and the Future   6cp
21918 Sport Business   6cp
21935 Sport, Events and Globalisation   6cp
21895 Business and Social Impact   6cp
Year 2
Autumn session
21952 Sport for Social Impact   6cp
21920 Sport Governance and Integrity   6cp
21928 Managing Staff and Volunteers   6cp
21854 Creative Problem Solving   6cp

Articulation with UTS courses

This course is part of an articulated program comprising the Graduate Certificate in Sport Management (C11037) or Graduate Certificate in Business Immersion and Career Transition (C11300), the Graduate Diploma in Sport Management, and the Master of Sport Management (C04290 or 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)