University of Technology Sydney

C11037v8 Graduate Certificate in Sport Management

Award(s): Graduate Certificate in Sport Management (GradCertSportBus)
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
Recognition of prior learning
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 program includes subjects that develop a critical understanding of sport management across the areas of business, globalisation, governance, and sport for social impact 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 knowledge and understanding across different domains of the sport industry. It 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

The Graduate Certificate 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 development, and sports administration.

Course intended learning outcomes

1.1 Formulate 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 Explain principles of law, ethics, sustainability and Indigenous values in a sport management context
4.1 Use 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.

All applicants who do not meet the academic requirement may still be considered on the basis of:

  • a minimum of at least four years' full time, or equivalent, relevant work experience.

The relevant work experience must be demonstrated through a C.V. and a Statement of Service confirming the dates of employment, and the position held within the organisation.

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.

Recognition of prior learning

There is no recognition of prior learning available for this course.

Course duration and attendance

The course duration is one year of part-time study.

Students who wish to undertake a full-time study load should apply for the Graduate Certificate in Business Immersion and Career Transition (C11300).

Course structure

All students must complete a total of 24 credit points made up of four core subjects.

Course completion requirements

STM91686 Core Subjects (GCSportM) 24cp
Total 24cp

Course program

Not all subjects are offered every session. Refer to the Timetable Planner for confirmation of availability.

Autumn commencing, part time
Year 1
Autumn session
21920 Sport Governance and Integrity   6cp
21952 Sport for Social Impact   6cp
Spring session
21918 Sport Business   6cp
21935 Sport, Events and Globalisation   6cp
Spring commencing, part time
Year 1
Spring session
21935 Sport, Events and Globalisation   6cp
21918 Sport Business   6cp
Year 2
Autumn session
21952 Sport for Social Impact   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 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)