Associate Degree of Sports Business

Associate Degree of Sports Business

Based on the content stemming from the Bachelor of Business (Leadership) is the Associate Degree of Sport Business qualification from the Australian College of Physical Education (ACPE) - offering students the opportunity to enter the workforce earlier, or complete their studies whilst balancing other commitments.

Key topics of this degree include sport analytics, sport law and integrity, sport management, athlete well-being, leadership, and management. The Associate Degree of Sport Business is also a pathway to the Bachelor of Sport Business (Leadership). ACPE outshines competitors in the Quality Indicators of Learning and Teaching (QILT) Student Experience Survey, showcasing what students have said about their experience at ACPE. ACPE ranked number 1 for sport courses in Austalia for learning resources and skills development in 2021.

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  • Qualification:
    Associate Degree
  • Study mode:
    On Campus
    Blended
    Classroom
  • Payment options:
    FEE-HELP may be available
    Payment plan
    Upfront payment
  • Duration:
    2 years full time or part time equivalent
  • Start date:
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  • Awarded by:
    Australian College of Physical Education
  • Location:
    NSW
  • Career Outcomes:
    Sports Manager | Sports Event Manager | Sports Marketer | Athlete Manager |

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Based on the content stemming from the Bachelor of Business (Leadership) is the Associate Degree of Sport Business qualification from the Australian College of Physical Education (ACPE) – offering students the opportunity to enter the workforce earlier, or complete their studies whilst balancing other commitments.

Key topics of this degree include sport analytics, sport law and integrity, sport management, athlete well-being, leadership, and management. The Associate Degree of Sport Business is also a pathway to the Bachelor of Sport Business (Leadership). ACPE outshines competitors in the Quality Indicators of Learning and Teaching (QILT) Student Experience Survey, showcasing what students have said about their experience at ACPE. ACPE ranked number 1 for sport courses in Austalia for learning resources and skills development in 2021.

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Eligibility

Australian College of Physical Education (ACPE) are not ATAR dependent.

Some options for entry are:

  • A minimum NSW HSC (Higher School Certificate) or equivalent meeting required standards in relevant subjects.
  • An Associate Diploma, Diploma, Advanced Diploma, or Tertiary Preparation Certificate from a TAFE or other recognised VET provider qualification.
  • One year of full-time or an equivalent study in a degree course at a recognised higher education institute in Australia or an equivalent

While a qualification can be accepted for admission into a diploma, associate degree or bachelor’s degree study, a higher performance standard is required for bachelor’s degree entry. Applicants who don’t meet the required standard can pursue associate degree or diploma study. Upon successful completing the diploma or associate degree study, you can articulate into the bachelor’s degree and apply for Recognition of Prior Learning. We also offer various alternative entry pathways.

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In this sports business course, subjects you may study include:

  • Introduction to Sports Business
  • Sport and the Social Context
  • Application of Maths and Statistics for Health and Sport
  • Administration for the Sport and Recreation Industry
  • IT in Sports Business Management
  • Accounting for Managers
  • Marketing for the Sport and Recreation Industry
  • Governance and Policy in Sport and Recreation
  • International Sport Business
  • Asset and Risk Management
  • Sport Recreation and the Law
  • Statutory Requirements for Sports Business
  • Sport and Human Resource Management
  • Health Policy and Politics
  • Leadership in Sport Business
  • Building Relationships in Sports Business

The Australian College of Physical Education (ACPE) is one of Australia’s leading education providers when it comes to all things sports management, applied fitness, dance and physical education. Students here will graduate with the training to work as fitness professionals as well as the knowledge to manage their own businesses.

ACPE is one of the oldest higher education providers in NSW, providing a premier learning experience for over 100 years. By gaining your qualification at ACPE, you will receive a nationally recognised credential and have access to world-class athletic facilities and training that draws in students from all over the globe.

A key value for the team at the Australian College of Physical Education (ACPE) is to ensure their staff and students are well supported and are encouraged to develop both personally and professionally.

ACPE has a Student Learning Services (SLS) resource centre which is a student’s hub for all things relating to academic skills and success throughout their studies. Students also have access to SMARTTHINKING - an online service that gives students 24-hour access to academic tutors and resources.

Campus Locations

This course can be delivered on campus to provide you with practical training in a face-to-face learning environment. It is available to study at the following locations:

New South Wales: Sydney Olympic Park

You can also choose to study this course online with some on-campus components (blended learning).

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Where Will It Lead Me?

Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive an Associate Degree of Sports Business from the Australian College of Physical Education.

You'll be equipped with the skills and knowledge you need to start a career in sports business in a range of management, marketing and promotional roles. This qualification also offers graduates a pathway to ACPE's Bachelor of Sports Business (Leadership). 

 

Curious about where a career in sports management could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:

How Much Will It Cost?

The College is accredited as an Institute of Higher Education by the Commonwealth Government, allowing eligible domestic ACPE students to access FEE-HELP.

There are also other financial assistance packages available to assist students. Enquire for more information.

FEE-HELPYou 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, you may not need to pay upfront.

Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees directly to the provider on your behalf. You'll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $48,361 (2022-23 income year).

Find out more about government study loans here.

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