Be a part of the future of sport.
Sport is a global, evolving industry. Launching a career in sport requires specialised business knowledge plus a deep understanding of how professional teams operate. Not to forget, how to manage the media and sport consumers. La Trobe's Master of Management (Sport Management) is an industry-focused degree for those looking to launch a career in sport or take their sport management skills to the next level.
You'll develop the skills and business insight needed to organise, manage and promote sport at all levels. Through our strong industry connections in business and sport, you'll also gain practical insights into sport management with guest lectures from key players in the sport industry.
The qualification awarded on graduation is recognised in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) as Level 9 - Masters Degree.Sample course structure
Please note, the following course structure is indicative and subject to change depending on your course location, offer year or how you tailor your course with specialisations, majors, minors and electives. Structures for the following year are not normally finalised until October, so the sample provided is based on the most recently approved structure. For more information, please refer to the La Trobe University Handbook.
To qualify for the award of Master of Management (Sport Management), students must complete a total of 240 credit points across 2 years.
Year 1 requires the completion of 120 credit points including:
Year 2 requires the completion of 120 credit points including:
Core subjects are required subjects in your course. You need to complete these subjects to attain your degree.Subject name Subject code Year Credit points ACADEMIC INTEGRITY MODULE LTU0AIM 1 0 INTRODUCTION TO ACCOUNTING AND FINANCE BUS5IAF 1 15 MANAGING RISK AND LAW IN SPORT LST5RLS 1 15 PRINCIPLES OF ECONOMICS BUS5POE 1 15 SPORT LEADERSHIP AND GOVERNANCE MGT5SLB 1 15 STATISTICS FOR BUSINESS AND FINANCE BUS5SBF 1 15 SUSTAINABLE MANAGEMENT & MARKETING BUS5SMM 1 15 HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT IN A GLOBAL ECONOMY IBU5HRM 2 15 MANAGEMENT PRACTICE AND THEORY MGT5MPT 2 15 ORGANISATIONAL BEHAVIOUR MGT5OBR 2 15 STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT MGT5STR 2 15
A range of standalone elective subjects is available in this course. Some electives are recommended for your course, but you may also be able to choose from a range of University-wide electives or electives from other interest areas or disciplines. Note these electives may have their own prerequisites and other requirements. Please refer to the La Trobe University Handbook for the subjects available.See La Trobe University Handbook for more details
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Our sport management graduates have the knowledge and skills to launch a career in a range of industries, including not-for-profit organisations, professional sporting bodies, media organisations and more. Possible options include: