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Students who commenced study in 2016 should refer to this area of study entry for direction on the requirments; to check which units are currently available for enrolment, refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your area of study.

Undergraduate

Commencement year

This area of study entry applies to students commencing this course in 2016 and should be read in conjunction with the relevant course entry in the Handbook.

Any units listed for this area of study relate only to the 'Requirements' outlined in the Faculty of Business and Economics component of any bachelors double degrees.

Unit codes that are not linked to their entry in the Handbook are not available for study in the current year.

Managing faculty

Faculty of Business and Economics

Contact details

Visit http://www.buseco.monash.edu.au/student/contact/index.html

Websites

Faculty of Business and Economics

Location

Peninsula

Sport is an important part of modern society, from a cultural and economic perspective. The Sports management major develops students' awareness and knowledge of a range of business disciplines that directly impact the success of sporting codes, competitions, organisations, teams, individuals and facilities. Sports management, as a practice will be considered in the context of government, not-for-profit, and professional organisations within the sports industry. The major prepares students for a career in a range of sport-related associations and business organisations, and focuses on the application of knowledge of management, marketing, economic, financial and legal principles in a sporting context. Students will also consider some of the unique aspects of the sports industry that makes sport management such a challenging and rewarding career.

Availability

Sports management is listed in the Bachelor of Business at Peninsula as a major or minor.

Outcomes

In addition to achieving the broad outcomes of their course, students successfully completing this major will be able to:

  • use problem solving and strategic approaches, and interdisciplinary sports management knowledge to enhance sports organisation opportunities and performance.

Units

Major requirements (48 points)

No more than 12 points at level 1 may be credited to a major and at least 18 points must be credited to the major at level 3.

Students complete the following eight units (48 points):

Minor requirements (24 points)

No more than 12 points at level 1 may be credited towards the minor.

Students complete any two of the following pairs of units:

Relevant courses

Bachelors

Single degrees

Successful completion of the major can be counted towards meeting the requirements for the following single degree:

  • B2000 Bachelor of Business

Students in this course can complete the minor using 24 points of their free electives.*

Students in other single bachelor's degrees may be eligible to complete the minor or major by using 24 or 48 points of their free electives.

* Students cannot complete both the minor and major in the same area of study.

Double degrees

Successful completion of the major can be counted towards meeting the requirements for the Bachelor of Business component in the following double degrees:

  • B2019 Bachelor of Business and Bachelor of Arts
  • B2013 Bachelor of Business and Bachelor of Business Specialist
  • B2017 Bachelor of Business and Bachelor of Information Technology
  • F2004 Bachelor of Design and Bachelor of Business
  • D3007 Bachelor of Education (Honours) and Bachelor of Business
  • F2007 Bachelor of Fine Art and Bachelor of Business