Graduate Diploma of Sports Administration

Australian College of Physical Education
Australian College of Physical Education
  • Awarded by

    Australian College of Physical Education

  • Qualification

    Graduate Diploma

  • Study Mode

    Online

  • Payment Options

    FEE-HELP may be availablePayment planUpfront payment

  • Duration

    1 year full-time or part-time equivalent

  • Start Date

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  • Career Outcomes

    Sports Administrator | Sports Researcher

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Last modified: 31 Oct 2019

In a Nutshell

The online Graduate Diploma of Sports Administration course, from The Australian College of Physical Education, offers an advanced education in contemporary sports administration principles and practices.

Designed to meet the needs of sports industry administrators, the course builds a comprehensive framework through which to interpret the political, legislative and commercial issues surrounding sports management. It provides students with a solid understanding of a broad range of core learning areas, including governance, finance, law, ethics, facility management, human resource management, marketing, media relations, event management and risk management.

All study material is supplemented with up-to-date case studies and employs a vocationally oriented approach.

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  • What You'll Need to Get In

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    To be eligible for entry into this course, applicants must meet the following criteria:

    • Hold a bachelor's degree in a relevant field; OR
    • Have completed a diploma or advanced diploma qualification, supported by additional relevant work experience; OR
    • Have substantial relevant work or educational experience, demonstrating a capacity to succeed. 
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  • Subject Breakdown

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    In this sports administration course, the subjects you will study include:

    • Principles of sports administration
    • Governance
    • Law and ethics in sports admin
    • Managerial Accounting and Finance Management in Sports Administration
    • Marketing and media relations in sports admin
    • Facility and Event Management in Sport Administration
    • Leadership in Sports Administration
    • Research in Sports Administration
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  • Why Australian College of Physical Education?

    The Australian College of Physical Education (ACPE) is one of Australia’s leading education providers when it comes to all things sports management, applied fitness, dance and physical education. Students here will graduate with the training to work as fitness professionals as well as the knowledge to manage their own businesses. ACPE is one of the oldest higher education providers in NSW, providing a premier learning experience for over 100 years. By gaining your qualification at ACPE, you will receive a nationally recognised credential and have access to world-class athletic facilities and training that draws in students from all over the globe.

    A key value for the team at the Australian College of Physical Education (ACPE) is to ensure their staff and students are well supported and are encouraged to develop both personally and professionally.

    ACPE has a Student Learning Services (SLS) resource centre which is a student’s hub for all things relating to academic skills and success throughout their studies. Students also have access to SMARTTHINKING - an online service that gives students 24-hour access to academic tutors and resources.

    **Want to get a feel for what it's like to study with ACPE? Head to their Open Day held at their Sydney campus on Saturday, February 2nd. Enquire now for more event info.**

  • STUDENT TESTIMONIALS

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    "ACPE has been great in understanding and being flexible to my needs as a student but also as a full-time athlete living mostly overseas. This is one of the main reasons i chose to study at ACPE because I had heard of the support given to elite athletes. The staff and unit co-ordinators within my faculty and course and have been overly helpful and always given me the best chance to complete all tasks wherever O am in the world. I would definitely recommend ACPE and my course in particular to anyone looking to study but to also have a good balance in life whether personal or sporting, and I am very grateful for having the support of ACPE."

Where Will This Course Take You?

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Graduate Diploma of Sports Administration from the Australian College of Physical Education. 

This broad-based graduate diploma program is designed to provide an opportunity for existing sporting industry professionals to consolidate their knowledge and experience, and gain current industry training.

Expected career paths include middle and senior management in a variety of local, national and international sporting organisations, including government agencies, professional sports leagues and private sports organisations and businesses.

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).

Let's Talk Price

Eligible students can apply for a FEE-HELP loan to help with the upfront costs of this course.

Affordable payment plans are also available.

FEE-HELP

You may be eligible to receive FEE-HELP for this course!

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 $45,881 (2019-20 income year). 

Find out more about government study loans here.

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To be eligible for entry into this course, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Hold a bachelor's degree in a relevant field; OR
  • Have completed a diploma or advanced diploma qualification, supported by additional relevant work experience; OR
  • Have substantial relevant work or educational experience, demonstrating a capacity to succeed. 

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