Graduate Certificate in Business - Sport Management

Deakin University

This course provides students with an understanding of the functions and principles of management as they apply to the role of a manager within the context of sport and business generally. It also provides students with an overview of the sport management industry and how sport is delivered in Australia. Students will gain a comprehensive understanding of the integration of business disciplines in the effective management of sport and the skills to provide leadership and direction.

Course Fee:

Australian: $13,500
International: $17,148

Entry Requirements:

A bachelor degree; or 5 years of relevant professional experience that demonstrates comprehensive knowledge of sport management or related fields.


To satisfy the requirements of the Graduate Certificate a student must complete 4 credit points comprising four core units

Subjects you can Study:

Sport management

Study Pathways:

Successful completion of this course allows articulation into the Master of Business (Sport Management) with full credit for units completed.

Who for:

Those with considerable sport industry experience wishing to gain a sport business qualification

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00113B

Related Careers:

Sports Administrator,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Burwood No info Yes Online 1 year
Burwood No info Yes Full time 0.5 year
Burwood No info Yes Part time 1 year
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Provider CRICOS: 00113B

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