Master of Business - Sport Management

Deakin University

This course develops business and leadership skills to effectively manage sport organisations. Whether it is at the elite, semi-elite or recreational levels, sport management at Deakin prepares you to deliver on all strategic dimensions of the industry in areas such as marketing and promotions, governance and management, facilities and events, as well as participation development.

Course Fee:

Australian: $56,400
International: $74,000

Entry Requirements:

Bachelor degree or other qualification at a higher AQF level in any discipline, or Successful completion of Masters Qualifying Program (MQP) with a minimum weighted average mark of 60% for each discipline-based unit and a pass grade in the two communication and academic skills instruction units, or Successful completion of Masters Qualifying Program Extended (MQPE) with a minimum weighted average mark of 60% for three discipline-based units or a pass grade in one skill-based unit and a minimum weighted average mark of 60% for two discipline-based units, or evidence of academic capability judged to be equivalent


The Master of Business (Sport Management) consists of 16 credit points, including 10 credit points of core units and 6 credit points of elective units.

Subjects you can Study:

Sport management

Study Pathways:

Successful completion of the Graduate Certificate of Business (Sport Management) allows articulation into this course with credit for units completed.

Who for:

Those currently employed in, or wishing to enter, the sport management field

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00113B

Related Careers:

Sports Administrator,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Burwood No info Yes Full time 2 years
Burwood No info Yes Part time 4 years
Burwood No info Yes Online 4 years

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