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Sport and Recreation Management, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
Fremantle, Australia
The Bachelor of Sport & Recreation Management is a specialist degree at Notre Dame Australia. Studying Sport & Recreation Management develops knowledge in the management of individual sport and recreational activity experiences and in the management of facilities and resources, as well as knowledge of the biophysical, behavioural and socio-cultural foundations of sport and physical activity.
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Effective management is an important part of all successful sporting and recreation oriented organisations, whether they are at the elite, professional or amateur level. Effective management maximises the benefits of work for the staff and organisation concerned, assisting the sporting organisation to adapt and thrive in environments of rapid and pervasive economic, social and technological change.

Notre Dame students receive a high quality, ethical and practical business education that equips them for a career in an evolving business environment. Students are supported and mentored every step of the way by leaders in their fields, and small class sizes gives students access to lecture and tutors with relevant and real world industry experience.

Students must undertake three industry practicum/internship units totalling 350 hours of workplace practicum. This provides valuable insight into the sporting industry, an opportunity for skills development and enables students to build networks in the industry.

The Bachelor of Sport & Recreation Management provides students with a solid appreciation of the fundamental commercial tasks of management within a sporting organisation or recreational provider. In addition to business-related units, this degree includes significant content specifically relevant to sport and recreation.

It is possible to study Sport & Recreation Management as part of a double degree. Combinations include:

· Bachelor of Sport & Recreation Management/Bachelor of Communication & Media (4 years)

· Bachelor of Sport & Recreation Management/Bachelor of Science (4 years)

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    • Duration description

      3 years full-time or equivalent part-time

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

  • 3 Core Curriculum Units
Ethics, introduction to Philosophy, Introduction to Theology 
  • 6 Business Foundation Units
Units include: Accounting; Business Communication; Events Management; Marketing Research; Principles of Management; Principles of Marketing
  • 12 Sport and Recreation Management Units
Units include: Community Approaches to Health Promotion; Innovation and Entrepeneurship; Strategic Management; Australian Sports System; Principles of Human Resource Management
  • 3 General Electives

Choose from other units in Business, Arts & Sciences, Health Sciences, and Philosophy & Theology (some restrictions may apply). Elective units can also be used to create another Major or Minor area of specialisation in the School of Business.

  • 3 Industry Placements
Total 350 hours

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


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General Requirements

  • CRICOS code: 040393B
  • Admission is based on the following criteria:
  • Personal qualities, motivation to study and academic potential
  • Contribution to church, school and community life
  • Academic record
  • Interview

Tuition Fee

  • International

    29900 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 29900 AUD per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    16391 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16391 AUD per year and a duration of 36 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

$29,900 - $30,700

Living costs for Fremantle

  • 1700 - 2700 AUD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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