Sport Management, Testamur Major

  • Western Sydney University Major Code: T045

Previous Code: MT2036.1

Available to students in other Western Sydney University programs?  No

The Sport Management major is designed for people who seek careers in Australian and international Sport management. Specialist subjects provide students with a capacity to understand and function within the increasingly dedicated context in which sport is played, organised and managed. Students who complete this major will be equipped with the skills and knowledge to manage sport experiences pertaining to globalisation and emerging contemporary issues in sport. Graduates find career employment at all levels of government as well as within the private sector for both commercial and non-commercial organisations. Positions include project management of facilities and events, management and coordination of leisure, sport and civic event departments, sport marketing, player management and sport public relations, elite sport development, sport and leisure programming.

Location

Campus Mode Advice
Campbelltown Campus Internal Program Advice
Parramatta City Campus-Macquarie Street Internal Program Advice

Major Structure

Qualification for this major requires the successful completion of 80 credit points including all of the core subjects listed below.

Core Subjects for this Major

Subject Title Credit Points
BUSM 3008Developing Sport Professionals10
BUSM 3053Our Sporting Future10
BUSM 3064Service Industry Analytics10
BUSM 3065Special Event Management10
BUSM 2045Sport and Society10
BUSM 2037Sport Entertainment10
BUSM 3070Strategic Sport Leadership10
BUSM 1031The World of Sport Business10
Total Credit Points80

Professional Subjects for Careers in Markets

Students undertaking the Sport Management major are advised to take the following four subjects to satisfy the requirements for their professional core:

Subject Title Credit Points
BUSM 3006Design Thinking for Creativity10
SPRT 3014Sport Management Applied Project10
MATH 1030Statistics for Business10
BUSM 2040The Service Enterprise10
Total Credit Points40

Equivalent Subjects  

The subject listed below counts towards completion of this major for students who passed this subject in 2020 or earlier.

BUSM 3068 Sport and Society, replaced by BUSM 2045 Sport and Society 

Recommended Sequence

Qualification for the award of Bachelor of Business with a major in Sport Management requires the successful completion of 240 credit points as per the recommended sequence below.

Full-time start-year intake

Plan of Study Grid
Year 1
Autumn sessionCredit Points
BUSM 1006 Enterprise Innovation and Markets 10
BUSM 1008 Enterprise Leadership 10
BUSM 1031 The World of Sport Business 10
MATH 1030 Statistics for Business 10
 Credit Points40
Spring session
BUSM 1010 Financing Enterprises 10
LAWS 1001 Enterprise Law 10
BUSM 2037 Sport Entertainment 10
Select one elective 10
 Credit Points40
Year 2
Autumn session
BUSM 2040 The Service Enterprise 10
BUSM 2045 Sport and Society 10
BUSM 3065 Special Event Management 10
Select one elective 10
 Credit Points40
Spring session
BUSM 3008 Developing Sport Professionals 10
BUSM 3006 Design Thinking for Creativity 10
Select two electives 20
 Credit Points40
Year 3
Autumn session
BUSM 3070 Strategic Sport Leadership 10
BUSM 3064 Service Industry Analytics 10
Select two electives 20
 Credit Points40
Spring session
BUSM 3053 Our Sporting Future 10
SPRT 3014 Sport Management Applied Project (Enterprise Engaged Subject) 10
Select two electives 20
 Credit Points40
 Total Credit Points240

Part-time start-year intake

Plan of Study Grid
Year 1
Autumn sessionCredit Points
BUSM 1006 Enterprise Innovation and Markets 10
LAWS 1001 Enterprise Law 10
 Credit Points20
Spring session
BUSM 1010 Financing Enterprises 10
BUSM 1008 Enterprise Leadership 10
 Credit Points20
Year 2
Autumn session
BUSM 1031 The World of Sport Business 10
MATH 1030 Statistics for Business 10
 Credit Points20
Spring session
BUSM 2037 Sport Entertainment 10
Select one elective 10
 Credit Points20
Year 3
Autumn session
BUSM 2040 The Service Enterprise 10
BUSM 2045 Sport and Society 10
 Credit Points20
Spring session
Select two electives 20
 Credit Points20
Year 4
Autumn session
BUSM 3065 Special Event Management 10
Select one elective 10
 Credit Points20
Spring session
BUSM 3006 Design Thinking for Creativity 10
Select one elective 10
 Credit Points20
Year 5
Autumn session
BUSM 3070 Strategic Sport Leadership 10
Select one elective 10
 Credit Points20
Spring session
BUSM 3008 Developing Sport Professionals 10
Select one elective 10
 Credit Points20
Year 6
Autumn session
BUSM 3064 Service Industry Analytics 10
Select one elective 10
 Credit Points20
Spring session
BUSM 3053 Our Sporting Future 10
SPRT 3014 Sport Management Applied Project (Enterprise Engaged Subject) 10
 Credit Points20
 Total Credit Points240