Bachelor of Sport Management / Bachelor of Business

Victoria University (VU)

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00124K

This course prepares students for employment in both the commercial business sector and the sport, exercise and active recreation sector as managers, administrators, policy advisors, programmers, trainers, and leaders. The breadth of studies into business and commerce will provide ready employment in profit making enterprises and elite and professional sport, while the more sport oriented units will deliver skills for building sporting communities and developing social enterprises. Graduates will also have the skills and competencies to optimise customer and participant satisfaction, build sustainable communities, and deliver social utility. The course also covers team-sport management, gym and exercise program administration, and community-based physical activity programming. The course thus enables graduates to enter a broad range of administrative, management, and professional-support positions in professional services, governing bodies, sport clubs, sport facilities, sport events, local government, and community welfare agencies, outdoor adventure, adventure sports, outdoor education, and corporate training settings. It will also provide unique learning situations that build a breadth of capabilities, including the capacity to plan, organise, program and lead complex activities at the highest professional level. It also provides the opportunity for students to build highly valued character traits including integrity, cultural sensitivity, and psychological resilience.


  • 384 credit points consisting of: 144 credit points First Year Core units
  • 48 credit points Core units including International Business Challenge and Sport Management Career Development units
  • 96 credit points Sport Management major from approved list
  • 96 credit points Business major from approved list.


  • Business
  • Sport management
  • Sport and Active Communities
  • Outdoor Recreation Leadership
  • Accounting
  • Event Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Marketing.

Standard entry requirements

  • Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 25 in English (EAL) or at least 20 in any other English
  • Mature age applicants with relevant work, education and/or community experience may be considered on the basis of equivalence


CPA Australia; Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia; Australian Human Resources Institute.

Study pathways

VET applicants will be considered and pathways are available from a range of VET courses.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Footscray Park International: $112,800 No

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