Graduate Diploma of Sport Management

Graduate Diploma of Sport Management

If you are looking to further your career in sports management and engage with senior roles in sports management and governance, then this Graduate Diploma of Sport Management qualification from the Australian College of Physical Education (ACPE) could be just what you're looking for.

This program offers a comprehensive post-graduate degree combined with invaluable practical experience that directly aligns with the demands and standards of the sport industry. A distinct focus is placed on empowering students with the necessary expertise and capabilities to make a meaningful contribution in managerial positions within the sports sector. The course will enable you to explore and gain expertise in essential subjects such as leadership in sport organisations, financial management in sport, strategic and operational risk management and managing technology in sport leadership across sport organisations.

The structure of the course has been thoughtfully designed to accommodate the needs of students with varying commitments. With the option of part-time study, individuals can seamlessly transition between full-time and part-time enrollment, enabling them to balance their academic pursuits with other obligations.

 

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

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If you are looking to further your career in sports management and engage with senior roles in sports management and governance, then this Graduate Diploma of Sport Management qualification from the Australian College of Physical Education (ACPE) could be just what you’re looking for.

This program offers a comprehensive post-graduate degree combined with invaluable practical experience that directly aligns with the demands and standards of the sport industry. A distinct focus is placed on empowering students with the necessary expertise and capabilities to make a meaningful contribution in managerial positions within the sports sector. The course will enable you to explore and gain expertise in essential subjects such as leadership in sport organisations, financial management in sport, strategic and operational risk management and managing technology in sport leadership across sport organisations.

The structure of the course has been thoughtfully designed to accommodate the needs of students with varying commitments. With the option of part-time study, individuals can seamlessly transition between full-time and part-time enrollment, enabling them to balance their academic pursuits with other obligations.

 

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

Core Units:

  • SBG4001 - Principles of Sport Management (taken in the first session of study)
  • SBG4002 - Managing People in Sport Organisations
  • SBG4003 - Financial Management in Sport
  • SBG4004 - Integrated Sport Marketing and Communication
  • SBG4005 - Leadership in Sport Organisations
  • SBG4006 - Sport Industry Project (taken in the final session of study)

Elective Units (two of your choice):

  • SBG4051 - Ethics and Integrity
  • SBG4052 - Athlete Well-being and Case Management
  • SBG4053 - Strategic and Operational Risk Management
  • SBG4054 - Managing Technology in Sport Leadership in Sport Organisations
  • SBG4055 - Law and Governance in Sport Administration
  • SBG4056 - 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 be awarded a nationally recognised Graduate Diploma of Sport Management qualification from the Australian College of Physical Education (ACPE). You will be fully qualified to take on a range of sports management and administration roles across a range of clubs and sporting organisations in any sports code.

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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