Bachelor of Sport Development

Griffith University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00233E

The Bachelor of Sports Development is a multidisciplinary three year program intended to provide entry-level graduates with a comprehensive knowledge of the academic and applied aspects of community sport, health and fitness. The program includes studies in human anatomy and physiology; health, physical activity, exercise and health promotion; performance analysis, fitness training and coaching; psychology, communication and management. The program will build upon Griffith's strong reputation in sports science, sports management and education and will be delivered using existing, highly-qualified staff and will be taught in world-class facilities. Graduates will seek employment in community sport and recreation, including health promotion officers, development officers within amateur and professional sporting organisations, program staff and managers at sport and recreation centres and resorts, executive officers with national and state sporting organisations, event managers/ coordinators, and sport marketing and media officers.


  • Conservatorium Ensemble Studies
  • Exercise and Sport Psychology
  • First Peoples Health and Practice
  • Fitness Practicum I
  • Fitness Practicum II
  • Foundational Anatomy and Physiology
  • Health Challenges for the 21st Century
  • Injury Prevention and Management
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Introduction to Marketing
  • Introduction to Psychology 2
  • Language and Communication for Health
  • Sport Development I
  • Sport Development II
  • Sport Development Practicum
  • Sport Information
  • Sport Management Principles
  • Sports Coaching


Griffith University grants credit and recognition of prior learning which may relate to prior formal learning or prior informal and non-formal learning. For more information, please visit the following website: Credit transfer Griffith's innovative Credit Precedent Database allows you to find out what credit decisions have been made in the past. These precedents will give you an idea of what you can expect. View credit precedents for this program

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Gold Coast Campus International: $96,000 No information available No
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time : 6 years

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