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University of Canberra

Suburb , ACT ,Australia

Bachelor of Business (Sport Management)

Behind every story of sporting excellence is the often-untold story of skilled planning and strong management. Throughout the course students will develop a strong working knowledge of management theory and practice. The course has been co-designed by leading industry professionals and academics to ensure students graduate with relevant and contemporary sport management skills. With a strong focus on work integrated learning with practical outcomes for industry partners students will be prepared to enter the rapidly growing global industry that is the management of sport.

The course covers aspects of sport from grass roots community levels through to studying high performance sport management at Olympic level. The degree takes students through the journey of sport from an amateur past time to the evolution of the globalised, commercialised, and professionalised industry that it is today.

Campus Information

Canberra, Bruce

The University of Canberra is located in the suburb of Bruce in the Australian Capital Territory. Surrounded by Lake Ginnindera, the new suburb of Lawson, Radford college and residential housing, regular public buses can drop you right on campus. Open space, natural calm, tall trees and wildlife. Close to the city. Convenient to shopping. Great food, cool cafes, events and markets; a buzzing social hub with something for everyone. Student accommodation, an on-campus medical and counselling centre, the Australian Institute of Sport, Calvary Public Hospital, Belconnen Shopping Mall and a variety of restaurants are all within walking distance.


  • Feb
  • Aug

Application Processing Time in Days: 14

Application Process

More Information required
10 Days
Possible interview call from institution
10 Days
Provisional/ unconditional offer
20 Days
Visa process
30 Days

Minimum English Language Requirements

English Level Description IELTS (1.0 -9.0) TOEFL IBT (0-120) TOEFL CBT (0-300) PTE (10-90)
Expert 9 120 297-300 86-90
Very Good 8.5 115-119 280-293 83-86
Very Good 8 110-114 270-280 79-83
Good 7.5 102-109 253-267 73-79
Good 7 94-101 240-253 65-73
Competent 6.5 79-93 213-233 58-65
Competent 6 60-78 170-210 50-58
Modest 5.5 46-59 133-210 43-50
Modest 5 35-45 107-133 36-43
Limited 4 32-34 97-103 30-36
Extremely Limited < 4 < 31 < 93 < 30

Job Opportunity Potential

  • Game Day or Event Coordinator.
  • Athletics Administrator. 
  • Sport Marketer. 
  • Facility Operations Manager. 
  • Financial and Contract Analyst. 
  • Guest Relations Manager. 
  • Corporate Partnerships Manager.

PSW Opportunity

  • Graduates are eligible to apply for 3 years work visa.

Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

  • Must  provide certified evidence of your current English proficiency level including:  English tests; transcripts and award certificates; and/or a letter from the  institution stating the language of instruction.
  • Must  provide certified evidence of academic transcripts and award  certificates. Transcripts should indicate if the academic requirements of  the course are incomplete /complete or if the award has been conferred.
  • Provide Statements of Employment and a Resume with referee contact details for courses with work experience requirements.
  • Subject descriptions must be provided for International Qualifications and may be requested for Domestic Qualifications if required. Not providing this documentation with your application could delay the outcome- Credit transfer/ advanced standing.
  • Other  qualifications not listed will be considered on an individual basis. This list  provides minimum entry requirements for courses; however, some courses may  have higher entry requirements. If you are unable to meet the above requirements, you may be eligible to access a pathway provided by college.