Graduate Diploma of Sports Administration

Qualification: Graduate Diploma
Study mode: Online
On Campus
Payment options: FEE-HELP may be available
Duration: 1 year 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

The online Graduate Diploma of Sports Administration course, from The Australian College of Physical Education, offers an advanced education in contemporary sports administration principles and practices.

Designed to meet the needs of sports industry administrators, the course builds a comprehensive framework through which to interpret the political, legislative and commercial issues surrounding sports management. It provides students with a solid understanding of a broad range of core learning areas, including governance, finance, law, ethics, facility management, human resource management, marketing, media relations, event management and risk management.

All study material is supplemented with up-to-date case studies and employs a vocationally oriented approach.

Eligibility

  • Hold a bachelor's degree in a relevant field

OR

  • Have completed a diploma or advanced diploma qualification, supported by additional relevant work experience

OR

  • Have substantial relevant work or educational experience, demonstrating a capacity to succeed

Areas of study

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

  • Principles of sports administration
  • Accounting and finance in sports admin
  • Governance
  • Law and ethics in sports admin
  • Facility and human resource management in sports admin
  • Marketing and media relations in sports admin
  • Event and risk management in sports admin
  • Independent case study in sports admin

Shorter programs

If you choose not to study the entire Graduate Diploma of Sports Administration, 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 a Graduate Certificate of Sports Administration.

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How will this course advance my career?

This broad-based graduate diploma program is designed to provide an opportunity for existing sporting industry professionals to consolidate their knowledge and experience, and gain current industry training.

Expected career paths include middle and senior management in a variety of local, national and international sporting organisations, including government agencies, professional sports leagues and private sports organisations and businesses.

How else will I benefit from this graduate diploma?

  • Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Graduate Diploma of Sports Administration from Study Group Australia Pty Limited, trading as ACPE.
  • Studying online means you can study where you want, at your own pace.
  • Gain industry-relevant skills and a qualification that’s highly valued.
  • Recognition of Prior Learning may be available for previous work experience, formal training or qualifications in this field.
  • Your qualification may articulate into university programs to help you advance in your education levels.
  • Financial assistance available via FEE-HELP.
  • You can also choose to study individual subjects/units.
  • Open pathways for further study are available at sister colleges AIAS and Martin College.

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Financial assistance

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

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

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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).

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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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Fill out the enquiry form to the right and a study consultant will contact you with the details you need.

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