Graduate Certificate of Sport Management

Graduate Certificate of Sport Management

If you love your sports, and have always dreamed about a career in sports management, then this Graduate Certificate of Sport Management qualification from the Australian College of Physical Education (ACPE) could be just the course you're looking for. This course is ideal for professionals, athletes and coaches who are looking for further education in the field that will improve their long-term career prospects, or professionals in other fields who wish to switch to a career in sports.

This course will enable you to confidently engage in a range of sports management roles by teaching you essential skills required to become a top performer in the sports management sector. You will gain knowledge in crucial fields such as people management in sports organisations, financial management in sport, law and governance in sport administration, strategic and operational risk management and athlete well-being and case management.

This course can be completed in three months via online full-time study, or over a longer period via part time study, allowing you to manage work and other commitments easily.

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  • Qualification:
    Graduate Certificate
  • Study mode:
    Online
  • Payment options:
    FEE-HELP may be available
    Payment plan
    Upfront payment
  • Duration:
    3 months full time or you can choose to study part-time
  • Start date:
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  • Awarded by:
    Australian College of Physical Education
  • Location:
    Online
  • Career Outcomes:
    Sports Officer | Sports Administrator | Sports Manager | Sports Official | Sports Club Management | View All

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Course Rundown

If you love your sports, and have always dreamed about a career in sports management, then this Graduate Certificate of Sport Management qualification from the Australian College of Physical Education (ACPE) could be just the course you’re looking for. This course is ideal for professionals, athletes and coaches who are looking for further education in the field that will improve their long-term career prospects, or professionals in other fields who wish to switch to a career in sports.

This course will enable you to confidently engage in a range of sports management roles by teaching you essential skills required to become a top performer in the sports management sector. You will gain knowledge in crucial fields such as people management in sports organisations, financial management in sport, law and governance in sport administration, strategic and operational risk management and athlete well-being and case management.

This course can be completed in three months via online full-time study, or over a longer period via part time study, allowing you to manage work and other commitments easily.

Eligibility

To enrol in this course, you will need to meet the following requirements:

  • Have at least two years’ work experience in the industry; AND
  • 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. 

 

While completing the Graduate Certificate of Sport Management qualification from the Australian College of Physical Education (ACPE), you may study the following subjects:

Core units:

  • Principles of Sport Management
  • Managing People in Sport Organisations
  • Financial Management in Sport
  • Integrated Sport Marketing and Communication

Elective units (choose any two):

  • Ethics and Integrity
  • Athlete Well-being and Case Management
  • Strategic and Operational Risk Management
  • Managing Technology in Sport Leadership in sport Organisations
  • Law and Governance in Sport Administration
  • The Power and Potential of Sport

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.

Where Will It Lead Me?

On completion of this course, you will gain a nationally recognised Graduate Certificate of Sport Management qualification from the Australian College of Physical Education (ACPE). The course will have given you all the skills and knowledge required to start performing confidently in a range of sports management roles across in any type of sport and sporting organisation in Australia.

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

How Much Will It Cost?

Eligible students can apply for a FEE-HELP loan to help with the upfront costs of this course.

Affordable payment plans are also available.

Please enquire for overall course costs.

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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