Graduate Diploma of Sports Administration

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Perfect for ambitious individuals wanting to move up the corporate ladder, the Graduate Diploma of Sports Administration is a highly flexible postgraduate level offering providing professionals with the skills and knowledge necessary for success.

The increasingly political, legislative, and commercial complexity of issues surrounding the administration of sport demands managers with enhanced qualifications at a postgraduate level.

Delivered solely online, students can receive the industry-recognised training they require, whilst continuing to work.

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Course snapshot

A snapshot of the Graduate Diploma of Sports Administration

  • Course duration
    1 year full time or part time equivalent
  • Study mode
    Online
  • Online learning
    Available online
    Online subjects are taught with a viable cohort of students. If the cohort is not the right size for interactive learning students may be asked to attend on campus.
  • Intakes
    4 March 2019
  • FEE-HELP
    FEE-HELP approved (for domestic students)
    Payment plans & upfront payment available
    Tuition payment arrangements must be confirmed upon admission to the college.
  • Transfer credit
    An applicant may apply for an assessment of their prior learning at the time of applying for entry to an award course of the college.

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Course overview

An overview of the Graduate Diploma of Sports Administration.

About the course

The design of the Graduate Diploma in Sports Administration acknowledges the need of the Australian sports industry for administrators who are familiar with the contemporary sports environment.

The increasing political, legislative, and commercial complexity of the issues surrounding the administration of sport demands managers with enhanced qualifications at a postgraduate level.

Course structure

The full time course structure for the Graduate Diploma of Sports Administration.

The strength of this sports administration course lies in the breadth of its focus – governance, finance, law, ethics, facility management, human resource management, marketing, media relations, event management, and risk management.

The exploration of administrative principles within each unit is supported through the use of case studies specific to the sports industry. Case studies provide students with strong application-based and vocationally-relevant learning experiences.

Students can elect to exit the course after four units and graduate with a Graduate Certificate in Sports Administration

Semester 1

  • Principles of Sports Administration
  • Governance
  • Law and Ethics in Sports Administration
  • Managerial Accounting and Finance Management in Sports Administration

Semester 2

  • Marketing and Media Relations in Sports Administration
  • Facility and Event Management in Sport Administration
  • Leadership in Sports Administration
  • Research in Sports Administration

Course outcomes

Discover where a Graduate Diploma of Sports Administration can take you.

Combining industry specific knowledge with practical techniques, this postgraduate degree will help professionals currently working in the sports industry move ahead. Giving you access to the best sports academic experience in Australia, this industry recognised degree is perfect for passionate sports professionals of all ages.

Career opportunities

  • Sports Administrator
  • Sports Researcher

Further study options

  • Government and semi-government agencies
  • Not-for-profit sport organisations and businesses
  • Professional sports leagues
  • Private sports organisations and businesses