The Bachelor of Sport Business has been designed to develop students to work in the ever growing and competitive sports industry.
Career opportunities, include:
- Various roles in the sport industry.
Pathways to further study:
- Relevant Masters or other post-graduate qualifications.
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.
1st Years - FT: 3 days per week, Monday 9am-4pm, Tuesday 9am-12pm, Wednesday 9am-1pm.
2nd Years - FT: 3 days per week, Wednesday 2pm-5pm, Thursday 9am-4pm, Friday 9am-12pm.
3rd Years - FT: 2 days per week, Tuesday 1.30pm-9pm, Thursday 1pm-4pm.
Mode of study: Full-time, on-campus face-to-face delivery.
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 on the profile of students undertaking this course, download the Bachelor of Sport Business student profile (Word-134kb).
For details on ATAR-based offers, download the 2023 ATAR-based Offers for the Bachelor of Sport Business (Word-131kb).
For details of credit points, learning outcomes, weekly contact hours, assessments, pre-requisites, co-requisites, download the Bachelor of Sport Business subject summary (Word - 97kb).
To be eligible, students must be at least 16 years of age.
Admission requirements for all applicants
Supplementary Application Form
All applicants are required to complete the Bachelor of Sport Business Supplementary Form. This form will be emailed to you.
Applicants are required to submit the 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 supplementary 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.
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 reduce the number of units to be studied in your chosen course by measuring skills acquired through work, life experiences or qualifications obtained from formal studies or training. Read more about gaining advanced standing and credits.
Qualification and recognition
On completion, you will attain the Bachelor of Sport Business.
Connections with industry
Holmesglen has strong industry connections with the Commonwealth Games Australia, Hockey Australia, AusCycling, Motorsport Australia, Tenpin Bowling Australia, Basketball Victoria, Cricket Victoria, Tennis Victoria, Table Tennis Victoria, Fox Footy, SEN, Herald Sun, St Kilda Football Club, Victorian Amateur Football Association (VAFA), Amy Gillett Foundation, Melbourne Aces and world class indoor facilities such as GESAC.
How to apply
Visit How to Apply for more information on the application process.
Holmesglen may engage third parties to recruit students on behalf of the institute. Third party recruiters receive a commission and this will not impact on your fees.
Find out more about your rights and obligations as a student and the services we provide at Holmesglen.
|Tuition fees (GST exempt)
|Full Fee||$16,995||per annum|
|*Student Services and Amenities Fees (GST exempt)||$326||per annum|
|Mandatory materials fee (GST inc)||$0||per course|
|Mandatory activities fee (GST inc)||$0||per course|
|**Additional course costs||$0||per course|
For details of fees per unit, download the Bachelor of Sport Business 2023 tuition fees (Word-134kb).
*Students are required to pay a compulsory Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF). This fee contributes to the cost of providing student support services including counselling, welfare services, learning support and other activities provided by the student support and wellbeing teams. For 2023, the SSAF fee is $326 for 12 months. This fee is charged per semester at $163 per semester. All local higher education students are required to pay this fee at the time of enrolment, regardless of study mode. Part time students are charged 75% of this amount. For more information, please visit the SSAF webpage.
**Additional costs may also apply for course consumable and other costs. These may include consumables such as learning resources, personal protective equipment/clothing and other costs such as immunisation costs, National Police Check and Working with Children Check for relevant courses. To view the additional costs that apply for each course, download a full list of estimated additional costs by course (PDF - 102kb).
Higher Education Loans Program (HELP) are available to eligible students to pay for tuition and studnet amenities fees for this course. Read more about HELP.
Find out more about paying for your course. Mandatory materials and activities fees, and additional course costs are not covered by HELP Loans.
All fees are indicative only. Holmesglen reviews its tuition fees and charges annually. You will be required to pay the current fee that applies from the beginning of the next study period.
Tuition assurance requirements
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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