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-124kb).
For details on ATAR-based offers, download the 2021 ATAR-based Offers for the Bachelor of Sports Business (Word-121kb).
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).
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
Apply via agent
Holmesglen recommends international students apply through one of our accredited student recruitment agents. This will assist you in the preparation of all application documents and ensure that you are well counselled on the Australian Government's Genuine Temporary Entrant (GTE) requirements for International students. Further information of the GTE requirements is available at: https://www.homeaffairs.gov.au.
To find out more, visit How to Apply for International Students.
If you have further questions about your application, please contact our International Centre:
T: 03 9564 1703
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.
|Course fee||$18,500||per annum|
|Mandatory materials fee (GST inc)||$0||per course|
|Mandatory activities fee (GST inc)||$0||per course|
|** Additional course costs||$0||per course|
**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).
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.
An additional administration fee may apply where the application is submitted directly to Holmesglen and not through a Holmesglen-approved education agent.
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