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Graduate Diploma in Sport and Recreation Management

Upgrade your professional qualifications in sport and recreation management.

Introduction

This course focuses on developing knowledge and skills in the area of management and marketing within the sport and recreation industry.

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Course description, features and facilities

Students will enhance their knowledge and develop skills in preparation for work in the sport and recreation industry. Students will learn about the psychology of sport and exercise consumers and about service marketing practices in sport and recreation. Accounting practices and ethical considerations for work in the industry will also be developed. Students undertake research in relation to sport and exercise businesses and will obtain addtional learning experiences from elective units offered in the course.

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Structure

Key to availability of units:
S1 = Semester 1; S2 = Semester 2; S3 = summer teaching period; N/A = not available in 2014;
NS = non-standard teaching period; OS = offshore teaching period; * = to be advised

All units have a value of six points unless otherwise stated.

Graduate Diploma in Sport and Recreation Management

Take all unit(s) (24 points):

S1, S2ACCT5432Introductory Financial Accounting
S1, S2MGMT5506Ethical Dimensions of Organisations, Management and Leadership
S1SSEH5677Sport and Recreation Marketing
S2SSEH5678Sport and Recreation Management

Take unit(s) to the value of 6 points from Group A:

Group A

S1, S2SSEH5692Research Practicum II
S1, S2SSEH5694Research Colloquium

Take unit(s) to the value of 6 points from Group B:

Group B

S2SSEH4664Exercise and Health Psychology
S1SSEH5475Advanced Psychology of Sport
S2SSEH5645Workplace Injury Prevention and Management
S1, S2SSEH5654Fundamentals in Research Methods
S1SSEH5655Fundamentals of Data Analysis in Sport Science, Exercise and Health
S2SSEH5685Work Site Health Promotion

Take unit(s) to the value of 12 points from Group C:

Group C

S2, NSEBUS5504Electronic Business
S1, S2, T1, T2, T3, NSECON5503Economic Management and Strategy
S1, S2FINA5432Introduction to Finance
S1, S2HRMT5504Introduction to Human Resource Management
S1MGMT5507Management and Organisations
S2MGMT5508Organisational Behaviour and Leadership
S2MKTG5406Buyer Behaviour and Decision Making

Career opportunities

This degree will provide skills, expertise, knowledge and understanding, which will assist you in taking the next step in your career. Career opportunities can be found in government departments and private organisations alike.

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Further study opportunities

Graduates may consider options to proceed to a Master of Commerce or with 3 years of industry experience, a Master of Business Administration (MBA).

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Check the Entrance requirements

This course is available to Australian and international students.

On this page

  1. Admission Requirements
  2. English competency

Admission Requirements

A bachelor's degree with a major in Sport Science, Exercise and Health from this University, with a weighted average of at least 60 per cent and which includes a set of approved units, or equivalent as recognised by the Faculty; or
a bachelor's degree from a recognised tertiary institution and a minimum of two years' full-time relevant professional experience, as determined by the Faculty on the recommendation of the course coordinator or Head of the School of Sport Science, Exercise and Health.

English competency

These pages are under review and are being updated.

How to apply

This course is available to Australian and international students.

On this page

  1. Application Deadlines
  2. How to apply
  3. Fees
  4. Contact details - admission information

Application Deadlines

Semester 1: 23 January
Semester 2: 26 June

How to apply

Submit a completed application form

Fees

Annual fee: $16644.

For courses that are less than one year in duration, the annual fee listed is the total for the course. Unless otherwise indicated, for courses that are 18 months in duration, the annual fee is two-thirds of the total cost of the course.

As some units vary in cost, the actual student contribution will depend on the mix of units you choose. See the unit costs website for details of individual unit costs.

Contact details - admission information

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On this page

  1. Application Deadlines
  2. How to apply
  3. Fees
  4. Contact details - admission information

Application Deadlines

While there are no strict application deadlines for the submission of international postgraduate coursework applications, prospective students are strongly encouraged to apply with sufficient time to allow for the processing of their application and to secure a student visa.

Postgraduate coursework applications generally take four weeks from receipt of an application to offer.

How to apply

International postgraduate applicants must complete the postgraduate application form and submit it through an authorised UWA overseas representative or directly to the UWA International Centre.

Fees

Annual fee: $33100.

For courses that are less than one year in duration, the annual fee listed is the total for the course. Unless otherwise indicated, for courses that are 18 months in duration, the annual fee is two-thirds of the total cost of the course.

As some units vary in cost, the actual student contribution will depend on the mix of units you choose. See the unit costs website for details of individual unit costs.

Contact details - admission information

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Graduate Diploma in Sport and Recreation Management: the details

Status
Available 2014
Locations offered
Crawley
Attendance types
Part-time, Full-time
Delivery mode
Internal
Starting dates
Semester 1, Semester 2
Weekly first year time commitment
For information regarding course contact hours and requirements refer to relevant details in the UWA Handbook
Standard full-time completion
1 year
Maximum time to complete
4 years
Contact details: course information
Senior Administrative Officer
School of Sport Science, Exercise and Health
inga.carr@uwa.edu.au
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6488 2360
Course code
51390
CRICOS Code
069308K
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