The Bachelor of Sport Business has been designed to develop students to work in the ever growing and competitive sports industry.
Career opportunities, include:
Pathways to further study:
- Relevant Masters or other post-graduate qualifications.
Study at home through remote learning
While measures are in place to curb the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19), units of theory for this course will be delivered remotely and other units delivered on campus with social distancing in place.
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For details on the profile of students undertaking this course, download the Bachelor of Sport Business student profile (Word-62kb).
For details on ATAR-based offers, download the 2019 ATAR-based Offers for the Bachelor of Sports Business (Word-58kb).
Studying the Bachelor of Sport Business at Holmesglen
The course has four streams: sport management, commercial sport, sports media, and sport development. This ensures graduates will be able to work in a variety of roles including professional sport, sports leagues, sport consultancy, government sport agencies, sports venues and sports event companies.
The course offers significant internship opportunities where students work in sporting organisations. There is also significant industry engagement: guest speakers, field trips and the 228 hour internship with one of our sports organisation partners.
This degree facilitates real world industry opportunities for students, ensuring they learn more and do more and are prepared to achieve their career goals in the sports industry.
The academic staff have extensive industry experience in business, management, marketing, sponsorship, venue management, government and media.
At Holmesglen, we are committed to supporting our students to achieve their learning goals, so we provide small classes with hands-on experiences. With small classes, you won't be lost in the crowd. You'll soon get to know your fellow students and feel part of Holmesglen - and your teachers will know you as an individual.
All new students commencing in a higher education course must attend their faculty course orientation and Holmesglen's higher education orientation.
Sport management, athlete management, social media, sport business, sport development and coaching, sport event tourism, sport media, sport sponsorship, sport venue and event management, sports governance, sports marketing.
In the third year of the degree students are required to undertake a 228 hour (six-week full-time equivalent) internship which provides experience to assist with a seamless transition into the workforce upon fulfilling the course requirements. We have some of Australia’s leading sports organisations as internship hosts including Melbourne Stars, AFL Victoria, Cricket Victoria and Basketball Victoria.
This course is comprised of 23 subjects: 20 core subjects and three elective subjects.
||Management for sport organisations
||Financial decision making for sport organisations
||Sport development and coaching
||Academic and Professional Communications
||Introduction to public relations
||Sport in Australia
||The business of sport
||Sports management information systems
||Contract and sports law
||Sport athlete management
||Digital Media Production
||Sport venue and event management
||Sport event tourism
||Sport governance and strategy
||Transition to professional practice
||Digital Sports and Digital Media
| Code || Name |
|BSPB101||Management for sport organisations|
|BSPB102||Financial decision making for sport organisations|
|BSPB103||Sport development and coaching|
|BSPB105||Academic and Professional Communications|
|BSM107||Introduction to public relations|
|BSM110||Sport in Australia|
|BSM212||The business of sport|
|BSPB201||Sports management information systems|
|BSPB202||Contract and sports law|
|BSPB203||Sport athlete management|
|BSM214||Digital Media Production|
|BSPB302||Sport venue and event management|
|BSPB303||Sport event tourism|
|BSPB304||Sport governance and strategy|
|BSM308||Transition to professional practice|
|BSM313||Digital Sports and Digital Media|
Assessments are designed to provide learners with opportunities to demonstrate they have attained the required skills and knowledge using a range of practically based activities and tasks, as required by recognised standards.
For details of fees per unit, download the Bachelor of Sport Business 2020 tuition fees (Word - 30kb).
For details of credit points, learning outcomes, weekly contact hours, assessments, pre-requisites, co-requisites, download the Bachelor of Sport Business subject summary (word - 54kb).
Admission requirements for all applicants
Supplementary Application Form
All applicants are required to complete the Bachelor of Sport Business Supplementary Form.
Applicants are required to submit a completed Supplementary Application Form at the interview if this has not been emailed prior to the interview. The form details the applicant's education history in addition to their higher education and career aspirations.
The form is complementary to the interview, and the ATAR score where applicable, in terms of assessing an applicant’s suitability for the course.
All applicants are required to have an interview with an academic staff member with the intent to learn more about the qualification and the expectations of higher education study at Holmesglen.
This is also an opportunity for the student to display their enthusiasm and aptitude relative to both their education and their career aspirations.
Interviews can be conducted at a time convenient for applicants, however, the preference is for interviews to have taken place by the end of the year.
Face-to-face interviews are preferred although teleconference interviews can be arranged as required. Interviews are approximately 30 minutes.
Applicants will be contacted by Holmesglen regarding their appointment. Alternatively, applicants can arrange their interview time by contacting 9564 6423 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
The interview details will be confirmed by mail or email.
All applicants are required to bring their completed supplementary application form if this has not been submitted prior to interview. Applicants who have completed previous qualifications are also required to bring with them the qualification certificate and the academic transcript.
Applicants with Recent Secondary Education (within the past two years)
- Your ATAR will form part of the selection consideration.
- You will need to fill in a supplementary application form.
- You will be required to attend an interview. Holmesglen will contact applicants to arrange an interview and details will be confirmed by mail or email. For further information about the interview see "Admission requirements for all applicants".
For Applicants with
- Higher Education Study
- Vocational Education and Training (VET) Study
- Work and Life Experience:
- Your entire academic record will be considered.
- You will need to fill in a supplementary application form.
- You will be required to attend an interview. Holmesglen will contact applicants to arrange an interview and details will be confirmed by mail or email.
Graduates of the Diploma of Sport Development/Diploma of Event Management (dual qualification) can receive advanced standing of up to 30 credit points.
Articulation pathways are also available from other related diplomas such as Business, Events and/or Tourism.
You may be able to shorten the length of your studies by measuring skills acquired through work, life experiences or qualifications obtained from formal studies or training, or work and life experience. Read more about gaining advanced standing and credits.
Qualification and recognition
On completion, you will attain the Bachelor of Sport Business.
Connections with industry
In the third year of the degree students are required to undertake a 228 hour (six-week full-time equivalent) internship which provides experience to assist with a seamless transition into the workforce upon fulfilling the course requirements.
We have some of Australia’s leading sports organisations as internship hosts including Melbourne Stars, AFL Victoria, Cricket Victoria and Basketball Victoria.
How to apply
Visit How to Apply for more information on the application process.
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|Tuition fees (GST exempt)
Additional costs may apply to students who may require a Working With Children Check, National Police Check, consumables such as learning resources, personal protective equipment/clothing and immunisation costs as relevant to the course requirements.
The above fees are per annum. These are indicative fees only. Individual subject tuition fees are available for higher education courses.
Higher Education Loans Program (HELP) are available to eligible students to pay for tuition fees for this course. Read more about HELP.
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Under the Higher Education Support Act 2003, Holmesglen Institute must meet tuition assurance requirements for persons, other than overseas students, who are enrolled in the higher education courses we offer in the event we cease to provide a course of study in which a student is enrolled.
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