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Sport, recreation and events provide not only health, fitness and entertainment benefits to people world-wide, they comprise a multi-million dollar sector which generates employment for sport development managers, event managers, and more.
Commencing with an introduction to the sport, recreation and events sector, this course focusses on key aspects of sport delivery systems, event and venue management, leadership and programming, culture and professional identity development, marketing and communications, finance, law, business research and planning. Students also undertake a range of professional industry practice opportunities, and community-interactive project work, in the relevant industries.
This course equips students with the knowledge, practical skills and transferable employability skills including leadership, teamwork, critical thinking, communication and problem-solving, required of business professionals and industry leaders in contemporary sport, recreation and event organisations.
For the 8th year in a row, ECU graduates have given a 5-star rating for teaching quality in the 2017 Good Universities Guide.
This record is unmatched by all but a few universities in Australia.
ECU has also received the highest student satisfaction rating of all public universities in the 2017 Australian Government QILT survey.
More than 86% of our students rated their overall university experience positively.
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