Key Program - Sport Management

Western Sydney University Key Program Code: KT2018.1

Related Courses

2739.2 Bachelor of Business and Commerce

Available to students in other Western Sydney University Courses: YES, but restrictions apply.

This key program is designed for people who seek careers in Australian and international sport management. Specialist units provide students with a capacity to understand and function within the increasingly dynamic specialist context in which sport is played, organised and managed. Graduates are equipped with the skills and knowledge to manage sport experiences and resource. Together with issues pertaining to globalisation and emerging contemporary issues in sport. Graduates find career employment at all levels of government as well as within the private sector for both commercial and non-commercial organisations. Positions include project management of facilities and events, management and co ordination of leisure, sport and civic event departments, sport marketing, player management and sport public relations, elite sport development, sport and leisure programming.

Key Program Structure

Qualification for this award requires the successful completion of 240 credit points which includes compulsory units plus units associated with a particular business discipline (together making up the Key Program) and free elective units as outlined in the structure below. Students must complete a minimum of 60 credit points within their Key Program at level 3; for some Key Programs this may include a combination of core units and elective units.

Year 1

Autumn session

200083 Marketing Principles
200336 Business Academic Skills
200571 Management Dynamics
200705 The World of Sport Management

Spring session

200101 Accounting Information for Managers
200184 Introduction to Business Law
200525 Principles of Economics

Choose one of:

200032 Statistics for Business
200052 Introduction to Economic Methods

Year 2

Autumn session

200665 Strategic Communication in Sport
200273 Managing Service and Experience

And two electives

Spring session

200664 Sport Management Internship
200579 Sport Event and Facility Management

And two electives

Year 3

Autumn session

200754 Sports Management - Planning and Development
200707 Service Industry Studies

And two electives

Spring session

Engaged Learning Unit (200580):

200751 Sport Management Applied Project
400335 Contemporary Issues in Sport Management

And two electives

Major and Sub-major elective spaces

Elective units may be used toward obtaining an additional approved major (80 credit points) or sub-major (40 credit points).

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