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Graduate Certificate of Business (Sport Management)

  • Graduate Certificate

Learn about the business aspects of sport including management, marketing, events, facilities or finance. The Graduate Certificate of Business (Sport Management) gives you an overview of the sport management industry and how sport is delivered in Australia.

Key details

Degree Type
Graduate Certificate
Course Code
M518
Intake Months
Jun

About this course

Learn about the business aspects of sport including management, marketing, events, facilities or finance.

The Graduate Certificate of Business (Sport Management) gives you an overview of the sport management industry and how sport is delivered in Australia. Get a strong foundation in understanding the sport business combined with the unique knowledge and skills required by sport managers.

Studying this course will give you the ability to work within the Australian sporting landscape and is a gateway for further studies including the Master of Business (Sport Management).

Entry requirements

Minimum admission criteria:

  • Bachelor degree or higher OR
  • two years of relevant work experience*, OR
  • evidence of academic capability judged to be equivalent

*Note: Relevant professional experience that demonstrates comprehensive knowledge of sport management or related fields.

Deakin University offers admission to postgraduate courses through a number of Admission categories.

All applicants must meet the minimum English language requirements.

Please note that meeting the minimum admission requirements does not guarantee selection, which is based on merit, likelihood of success and availability of places in the course.

For more information on the Admission Criteria and Selection (Higher Education Courses) Policy visit the Deakin Policy Library

Course structure

To complete the Graduate Certificate of Business (Sport Management), students must attain a total of 4 credit points of core units, plus completion of the compulsory 0-credit point module, MAI010 Academic Integrity Module. Most units (think of units as 'subjects') are equal to 1 credit point.

Credit for prior study or work

The University aims to provide students with as much credit as possible for approved prior study or informal learning which exceeds the normal entrance requirements for the course and is within the constraints of the course regulations. Students are required to complete a minimum of one-third of the course at Deakin University, or four credit points, whichever is the greater. In the case of certificates, including graduate certificates, a minimum of two credit points within the course must be completed at Deakin.

You can also refer to the Recognition of Prior Learning System which outlines the credit that may be granted towards a Deakin University degree and how to apply for credit.

Graduate outcomes

Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Business & Management courses at Deakin University.
83.6%
Overall satisfaction
81.2%
Skill scale
68.6%
Teaching scale
92.2%
Employed full-time
$105k
Average salary