Sport Development, Minor (0254)

  • Western Sydney University Minor Code: 0254

Previous Code: SM4006.1

Available to students in other Western Sydney University programs?  No

The Sport Development minor offers an introduction to knowledge and skills associated with the sport and recreation industry. Students will focus on and further develop in areas associated with physical activity, exercise, sport coaching, sociology, community development and sport management. Subjects are taken from the School of Health Science and School of Business and as such students will be expected to travel to alternative campus’. The minor is recommended as a complementary study for students in the 4656 Bachelor of Health Science program.


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Minor Structure

Students must choose the following 3 subjects

Subject Title Credit Points
SPRT 1008Sport for Social Development10
SPRT 2012Community Sport Development10
BUSM 1031The World of Sport Business10
And one alternate subject10
Total Credit Points40

Alternate Subjects

Subject Title Credit Points
HLTH 2023Introduction to Physical Cultural Studies10
BUSM 2037Sport Entertainment10
SPRT 3024Contemporary Youth Health10
BUSM 3083Global Sports Management10
BUSM 3070Strategic Sport Leadership10

Replaced subjects

The subjects listed below count towards completion of this program for students who passed these subjects in 2022 or earlier.

BUSM 3053 - Our Sporting Future, replaced by BUSM 3083 Global Sports Management

SPRT 3005 Contemporary Youth Health Issues, replaced by SPRT 3024 Contemporary Youth Health