What’s it all about?
Sport Business is all abut taking control of the “front office” management of professional sporting organisations, managers of sporting teams (as opposed to coaches), recreational sports managers, facility managers, and those involved with sport marketing.
Will it suit me?
If you are seeking a management career and enthusiastic about sports, then a career in sports business could be what you are looking for. The type of tasks involved in a Sports Business job includes organising, controlling and promoting sporting activities. A Sports Business professional requires a combination of talents that encompass everything from financial management to media skills. The sports environment continues to grow in Australia and is part of an integral part of a multi-million dollar global industry.
What will I learn?
The course involves learning about how sports businesses operate, with particular emphasis on marketing, management, and administration. Learning outcomes are maximised by the degree’s structure, which tests student’s skills and knowledge in order to emphasise the professional judgement necessary to succeed in the sports sector.
How long will the course last?
Typically a Sports Business course is a full time three year commitment.
What will I earn?
A typical pay for a full time graduate is $56,764.
What careers will there be for me?
- Sports Management
- Sports Marketing
- Sports Event Management
- Athlete Management
Or go into Postgrad study and the following Career outcomes would be applicable after completion of PG study
- Fitness research
- High performance
What is Fee-Help or HECS?
Did you know the FEE-HELP/HECS scheme allows you to study now and pay for a course later? The great thing about FEE-HELP / HECS is that you don’t have to make any re-payments until you have a job and your income reaches a certain level, which for the 2014 / 15 income year is $53,345.