Torrens University Australia
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Take the first step in an exciting new career in sport and get qualified in a year by studying this flexible online Diploma of Sports Development course.
Designed for people seeking an introduction to the works of sports management, this introductory course provides the fundamental knowledge and skills required to start a career in sport. In this course, you'll study the principles of sports development, learn about health, fitness and nutrition solutions, and understand the role of sport in maintaining health and preventing disease.
Upon completion of this qualification, you'll have the skills and knowledge required to work in injury management, nutrition planning, athlete management and sports management roles.
Delivered online, this course is flexible and dynamic, but draws on personalised coaching and mentoring from skilled success coaches to maximise learning outcomes.
As part of this course, you'll complete a local industry workplace placement, to ensure you graduate with the knowledge, skills and personal abilities required to succeed in the exciting and challenging world of sports development.
To be eligible to study this course, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:
International students are also required to demonstrate English language proficiency to equivalent IELTS (Academic) 5.5 with no skill band less than 5.0.
In this sports management course, the subjects you may study include:
Torrens Dynamic Online Learning mode means you can study at your own pace. By providing you with on-demand access to course materials and content, you can study when you want, where you want.
Torrens also runs Touch-Point weekend sessions that allow you to hear from industry professionals, chat to lecturers and expand your network.
Torrens students will also have access to Torrens Success Coaches, who will help you align your strengths and learning with your goals. From the moment you are admitted to your course, a Success Coach will be available to help you successfully navigate the educational landscape and build your personal and professional skills.
Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a Diploma of Sports Development from Torrens University Australia.
This qualification will equip you with the skills and knowledge required to seek employment in a range of roles in the sports industry after course completion. You may choose to pursue work as a sports development office, trainer, coach or mentor, or work in athlete program design and management.
This course also acts as a pathway to a range of other qualifications, including the Bachelor of Business (Sports Management), Bachelor of Nutrition, Bachelor of Applied Public Health, and Bachelor of Health Science, which are offered through Torrens University Australia and partner institutions.
Wondering where a career in sports management could take you? Potential job outcomes may include: Sporting Club Manager, Sponsorship Manager, Events Manager, General Manager (Sporting Association or League).
Eligible students can apply for the Australian government's FEE-HELP loan to cover the upfront costs of all or part of your fees.
Torrens University Australia also offers scholarships to successful applicants.
Students can also pay fees upfront.
This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, you may not need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees directly to the provider on your behalf. You'll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $55,874 (2017-18 income year).
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