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La Trobe University

  • 24% international / 76% domestic

Master of Management (Sport Management)

  • Masters (Coursework)

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.

Key details

Degree Type
Masters (Coursework)
Duration
2 years full-time
Course Code
080516J
Study Mode
In person
Intake Months
Mar, Jul
Domestic Fees
$30,400 per year / $60,800 total
International Fees
$40,400 per year / $80,800 total

About this course

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.

You'll learn:

  • Sport leadership and governance
    • Gain an understanding of the leadership and governance trends and issues impacting local, national and international sport organisations.
  • Sustainable management and marketing
    • Learn what it takes to be a successful manager and overcome the influence of challenging workplace environments.
  • Economics, business and finance
    • Advance your knowledge and skills in modern accounting techniques and practice.
  • Law and risk management
    • Help athletes get the most out their careers by learning how to manage legal issues and critically analyse the role of law in sport.

The qualification awarded on graduation is recognised in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) as Level 9.

Study locations

City Campus

Career pathways

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:

  • Executive manager
    • Be the face of your sport or sporting club. Develop strategy, increase the profile of your sport and foster a positive organisational culture.
  • Sports manager
    • Manage and deliver sport competitions, identify marketing opportunities and find ways to increase funding and participation.
  • Sports coordinator
    • Develop, implement and improve sports programs for your organisation.