Master of Management - Sport Management

La Trobe University

This course prepares students for a range of global sports industry careers. Learn to work with professional sports teams, manage relationships between athletes and the media, or run a sports business. Graduates will have the skills needed to be sport management leaders with professional sport teams, sports governing bodies, and at major sport events and venues. Graduates could also work in the private, non-profit and government sectors. Students will learn the foundations of business knowledge, before going on to sport management electives and a research thesis project as a pathway to a research degree. The course partners with the AFL Coaches Association and AFL Sports Ready. Students will also benefit from education and training partnerships with professional associations. For example, VicSport Professionals Network members can apply for our Industry Masters Scholarship.

Course Fee:

Australian: $53,000
International: $62,000

Entry Requirements:

An Australian Bachelor degree in any discipline or an approved equivalent qualification; Admission may be granted to applicants without an undergraduate degree but with a demonstrated minimum of at least five years relevant business experience; In making an offer, the University may consider a range of factors including English proficiency, academic record and employment experience.


Cognate students must complete 12 subjects totalling 180 credit points, including four core discipline specific subjects, four management core subjects and four elective subjects. Non-cognate students must complete 16 subjects totalling 240 credit points. This course uses case-study-based learning. Four foundation subjects are studied at the Melbourne Campus and the rest of the course can be completed at the City Campus on Collins Street in Melbourne's CBD. All sports and management core subjects are offered in block mode at the City Campus. Through accelerated block mode studies students can complete a subject in four days of face-to-face teaching.

Subjects you can Study:

Sport management

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00115M

Related Careers:

Sports Administrator,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
City No info No Full time 2 years
City No info No Part time 4 years
La Trobe University, believes that higher education has the power to transform people and societies. Their goal is to make a difference to their students, staff, and the communities they serve.

In 2016, La Trobe was ranked in the QS Top 50 Under 50 for the first time, and 56 in the 2017 Times Higher Education 200 Under 50 Rankings. They are also in the world's top 400 universities in all three major ranking agencies: QS World University Rankings 2016-2017, Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2016-2017 and the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) 2016.

La Trobe's research is focused on resolving some of the greatest challenges of our time. Researchers in facilities like the La Trobe Institute of Molecular Science and the Centre for Agribioscience are driving new ways to fight disease, and tackle climate change, drought and other threats to Australian agriculture.

Work placements are an important part of La Trobe's courses and students find work experience with organisations like CSIRO, the Australian Synchrotron, PwC and the University's partner hospitals. Students also receive hands-on training in facilities including a TV studio, an archaeological dig simulation site, moot court, and on field trips to places like Victoria's alpine wilderness.

La Trobe encourages students to participate in overseas study programs including nursing in Nepal, nanotechnology in Tokyo, and Indigenous studies in the Philippines. In 2016, La Trobe awarded travel grants and scholarships to 950 undergraduate and postgraduate students to study with partners like National University of Singapore, San Diego State University and Stockholm University.

The University has eight campuses in Victoria and NSW and is the largest provider of university education in regional Victoria. The University has more than 190,000 graduates. It's an impressive group that includes CEOs, parliamentarians, human rights activists, medical researchers and Olympians.

Provider CRICOS: 00115M

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