Bachelor of Sports Business
Australian College of Physical Education (ACPE)
The Australian College of Physical Education (ACPE) offers bachelor degrees in sport, fitness, health science, community health, dance and physical education.
Bachelor Degree (Pass)
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Year 12 or equivalent
The Bachelor of Sports Business delivers a concentrated focus to the commercial aspects of the sports industry. By growing their skills in areas such as marketing, events, operations, administration and management, this industry-recognised qualification will help students break into this dynamic world.
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Bachelor Degree (Pass)
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- External = 3 years
- Full-time internal = 3 years
- Part-time internal = 6 years
The course program is divided into 6 semesters, each of 12 weeks duration. Study involves approximately 16 contact hours a week, (excluding examination and study weeks). Core studies occupy the first 2 years of the degree program and incorporate Sports Commerce, Sports Management, and Sport in its Social Context. Third year students then elect to major in Sports Commerce, Sports Marketing, or in the emerging area of Lifestyle Management. The Associate Degree serves as an exit point from the degree after 2 years (the core studies component) - students graduate with an Associate Degree in Sports Business.
Year 12 or equivalent
This degree program offers the option to exit after 2 years of successful study with an Associate Degree. This course can also be studied in an online format. Students may apply for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) or credit transfer based on prior study completed at associate diploma level or above and/or prior industry/professional experience (up to 50% of the curriculum).
Scholarships are available to successful applicants.
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Life after Study
Exercise scientists assist sportspeople to achieve the best possible sporting performance by applying knowledge and techniques from the areas of biomedical science, physiology, biomechanics (the study of human movement), nutrition, psychology and sport assessment.
Fitness instructors are involved in the assessment, teaching, training and supervision of a variety of people in health and fitness clubs, gymnasiums, sports centres and community recreation organisations.
Health promotion practitioners plan projects to improve the health of individuals and the community.
Sports administrators manage sports clubs, associations and peak bodies, undertaking activities such as promoting their sport, obtaining corporate sponsorship and refining the rules and structure. Sports administrators usually work with a voluntary board or committee to develop strategies and programmes to achieve the aims and policies of the club, association or peak body.
About Australian College of Physical Education (ACPE)
The Australia College of Physical Education (ACPE) offers bachelor degrees in sport , fitness , health science , community health , dance and physical education . Established in 1917, our vision is to continue to be recognised as a leading national provider of innovative career education in sport, physical activity and health. ACPE's bachelor and graduate diploma courses are nationally accredited degree programs. The Australian College of Physical Education (ACPE) is a private higher education institution registered with the Tertiary Education Quality Standards Agency (TEQSA) and part of Study Group Australia. Study amongst the sporting elite on our new purpose-built campus in the mecca of sports excellence, Sydney Olympic Park. The campus has brand new facilities and equipment, including multipurpose indoor sports courts, state-of-the-art dance studios, an expanded gymnasium and heaps more!
22-year-old sports fanatic Caitlin Squillari transformed her childhood dream into a reality when she landed a highly coveted job as Client Services Specialist with iconic rugby league team the Sydney Roosters.
Caitlin has quickly clocked up her share of unforgettable moments since joining the Roosters team, with the Australian College of Physical Education (ACPE) graduate using her skills and passion to connect with members and help ensure an ‘electric’ atmosphere for fans.
‘I absolutely love my job — how many people can say they are paid to turn children into sporting fans and ensure game day is an unforgettable experience for the crowd?’ said Caitlin.
‘When we played the Brisbane Broncos in Sydney earlier this year, I walked down the player entrance tunnel out onto the packed Allianz Stadium with tens of thousands of screaming fans and I had goosebumps all over.’
Caitlin also pointed to working on the Sydney Roosters NRL finals series as a career highlight.
‘Sydney’s whole Eastern suburbs were buzzing and the vibe at the time was just incredible. I’ve also had the chance to attend the NRL ‘Best and Fairest’ Dally M medal awards — walking the red carpet was surreal,’ said Caitlin.
Caitlin was offered the position with the Roosters after working as Game Day Coordinator for the Penrith Panthers, a role she secured after volunteering with the popular sporting team throughout her studies.
According to Caitlin, she would not have been able successful in winning either role without the mentoring and networking opportunities offered by ACPE.
‘There is an absolute advantage to having a Sports Business degree from ACPE. I met so many big names in the industry and was even able to do my degree internship with rugby league legend Brad Fittler,’ said Caitlin.
‘We did so much networking during our studies it was hard not to develop a list of valuable contacts!’ said Caitlin.