Bachelor of Sports Business (Leadership)

Qualification: Bachelor's Degree
Study mode: Online
On Campus
Payment options: FEE-HELP may be available
Duration: 3 years full-time or part-time equivalent
Start date: Enquire now for upcoming start dates
Awarded by: Australian College of Physical Education (ACPE)

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About this course

This online Bachelor of Sports Business (Leadership) course from ACPE trains students to have a detailed understanding of how sports businesses operate. The course covers essential areas such as marketing, management and administration, as well as finance and accounting.

ACPE teachers and lecturers are leading practitioners in the field and bring real-life experience to the table, so students are taught up-to-date industry practices and have a unique insight into the sports sector.

Campus locations

This course is offered for study at the following locations:

  • Sydney – 10 Parkview Drive, Sydney Olympic Park NSW 2127
  • Brisbane – 269 Wickham St, Fortitude Valley QLD 4006

Eligibility

To be eligible for this course you must:

  • Have an average score across your top 10 HSC units of study

AND

  • Be well-rounded (ACPE looks at the ‘whole individual’, not just academic results)

AND

  • Have work and life experience that will allow you to succeed in the course

You do not need to apply through UAC for admission into this course, therefore entry is not ATAR dependent. Instead, ACPE reviews the average score across your top 10 HSC units of study, and also considers your work and life experience to assess your likelihood of success.

Shorter programs

If you choose not to study the entire Bachelor of Sports Business degree you may be able to complete an alternative program. This is beneficial for students who need to develop a specialisation or who prefer not to commit to the whole study period. Depending on the units studied, you can exit with an Associate Degree of Sports Business.

Areas of study

In this sports business course, the subjects you will study include:

Sports management & leadership:

  • Introduction to sports business
  • Sports administration
  • Event and project management
  • Governance
  • International sports business
  • Human resource management
  • Facility and risk management
  • Leadership in sports business

Sports management and communications:

  • Sports marketing
  • Media management
  • Management information systems
  • Consumer behaviour
  • Public relations and sports management

Sport and its social context:

  • Sport business and society
  • Sport and the law
  • Health and lifestyle management

Finance, accounting and economics:

  • Economics of sport business
  • Accounting for managers
  • Statutory requirements for sport business
  • Sport finance

Integrative experience:

  • Contemporary issues in sport business (PBL)
  • Sport business project (PBL)
  • Research methods for sports businesses
  • Entrepreneurship in the sports industry

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ACPE is a Higher Education Provider, CRICOS Provider Code: 01822J

How will this course advance my career?

This online Bachelor of Sports Business course offered by ACPE will help launch your career in the sports business industry.

Graduates can go on to work with a range of elite sports organisations ranging from the Sydney Swans and Cronulla Sharks to NSW Hockey and Surf Life Saving Australia.

The course qualifies students to work in a variety of roles including event managers, sports marketers and managers of peak sporting bodies.

How else will I benefit from this bachelor’s degree?

  • Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Bachelor of Sports Business from Study Group Australia Pty Limited, trading as ACPE.
  • Studying online/by correspondence means you can study where you want, at your own pace.
  • Gain industry-relevant skills and a qualification that’s highly valued.
  • Course materials provided.
  • Recognition of Prior Learning may be available for previous work experience, formal training or qualifications in this field.
  • Your qualification articulates into university programs to help you advance in your education levels.

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ACPE is a Higher Education Provider, CRICOS Provider Code: 01822J

Finance options

You may be eligible to receive FEE-HELP, Youth Allowance and/or Austudy/Abstudy for this course. 

Find out more about FEE-HELP here.

The college’s unique location also provides students with unrivalled access to the state-of-the-art facilities at Sydney Olympic Park.

Study online with ACPE

ACPE's online platform is specifically designed to fit in with your lifestyle. There are no set class timetables, full access to course materials and resources, personal support including on-call tutors, as well as active participation in virtual classes and interactive discussions with other students.

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Want more information about financial and student support? Fill out the enquiry form to the right and a study consultant will contact you with the details you need.

ACPE is a Higher Education Provider, CRICOS Provider Code: 01822J

You may be eligible to receive FEE-HELP for this course!

This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.

Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).

Find out more about government study loans here.
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The Australian College of Physical Education (ACPE) is one of Australia’s premier educational facilities for accredited courses in sport and fitness, sports education and dance. With its practical, hands-on approach to teaching and learning, ACPE provides students with a world-class education and is recognised by the Australian Institute of Sport and the New South Wales Institute of Sport as an Elite Athlete Friendly Institution. It also offers extensive student support through FEE-HELP, academic assistance and a Career Development Program. ACPE is based at Sydney Olympic Park, offering a centralised sports hub with Olympic level athletic facilities.

Campus location
Sydney – 10 Parkview Drive, Sydney Olympic Park NSW 2127
The staff at ACPE comprises both academics and industry professionals, each dedicated to ensuring you receive useful feedback and continual guidance.

As a student of ACPE, you will receive ongoing support via the Academic Development Office (ADO), which offers a variety of education and career-related resources targeting professional development. Upon enrolment you will gain access to SMARTHINKING, an online learning portal that provides 24/7 access to academic tutors and resources.

The college’s unique location also provides students with unrivalled access to state-of-the-art facilities at Sydney Olympic Park.

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