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Associate Degree of Sport, Recreation and Event Management

Course code C26

This course is designed for those seeking to establish themselves in the sport, recreation and event industries, as well as for current employees seeking an industry-specific qualification.

Students will graduate with not only theoretical knowledge but also the industry focused practical skills that will lead to a successful career in the sport, recreation and events sector.

The course focuses upon an application of the key aspects of sport delivery systems, event management, leadership and programming, culture and professional identity development, sport and recreation facilities and services management, strategic and human resource management, marketing and communications, funding and finance, sport venue management, and event operations management. Students also undertake a range of professional industry practice opportunities in the relevant industries.

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Entry requirements

70 Indicative ATAR

ECU admission and English language requirements apply.

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Course code

C26

Fees

Commonwealth supported - estimated 1st year indicative fee AUD $9,900

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Duration

2 years full-time or part-time equivalent

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Availability & Campus

JO ML BU OL
Full-time
Part-time
JO - Joondalup BU - South West ML - Mount Lawley OL - Online

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Entry requirements

ECU admission and English language requirements apply.

See Course Entry for further information.

Course code

C26

Fees

See Fees and Scholarships for further information

Duration

2 years full-time or part-time equivalent

See Course Details for further information.

Availability & Campus

This course is not offered on-campus or online to international students.

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Course Entry

Admission requirements you'll need to meet for this course.

Course Details

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Semester availability

Semester 1: Study full-time at Joondalup

Semester 1: Study part-time at Joondalup

Semester 2: Study full-time at Joondalup

Semester 2: Study part-time at Joondalup

Semester availability

This course is not offered on-campus or online to international students.

Course Structure

Year 1 - Semester 1
Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
SPM1001Introduction to Recreation15
SPM1102Sport and Recreation Leadership and Programming15
SPM2112Sport Delivery Systems15
Unit from Minor/Elective15
Year 1 - Semester 2
Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
SBL1600Business Identity and Protocols15
SPM2111Sport Organisation Management15
TSM2202Introduction to Event Management15
Unit from Minor/Elective15
Year 2 - Semester 1
Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
SPM2104Managing Recreation Services and Facilities15
SPM3655Sport and Events Funding and Finance15
SPM3113Sport and Leisure Law15
Unit from Minor/Elective15
Year 2 - Semester 2
Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
HOS2325Managing the Service Experience15
SPM2510Marketing and Communications for Sport and Events15
SPM3114Sport Venues and Events15
Unit from Minor/Elective15

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For more detailed unit information for this course take a look at our Handbook. To organise your life for next semester visit the Semester timetable.

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Course notes

Important course notes

Course Learning Outcomes

  1. Access, analyse and evaluate relevant information from a variety of sources to solve sometimes complex business problems.
  2. Adapt knowledge and skills in response to opportunities and change with some creativity.
  3. Apply broad knowledge with some depth in discipline to a range of business situations, incorporating international/global/cultural perspectives.
  4. Collaborate effectively and responsibly in team settings to produce measurable outcomes.
  5. Communicate business knowledge and concepts clearly in both written and oral formats, using relevant technology.
  6. Demonstrate awareness of the interrelationship between business ethics and corporate social responsibility.
  7. Reflect on feedback and evaluate learning and performance in order to identify opportunities for further learning.

Fees and Scholarships

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AUD $9,900 *

* Commonwealth supported - estimated 1st year indicative fee

The 'Estimated 1st year indicative fee' is provided as a guide only, based on a typical enrolment of students undertaking the first year of this course. At ECU, you pay for the individual units you enrol in, not an overall course fee, so the total cost of your course will vary, depending on what units you choose. An indicative fee will be provided with your course offer, however you can use our Course Fee Calculator to estimate the amount you’ll need to pay. ECU fees are adjusted annually.

Scholarships

ECU has a scholarship program that provides many opportunities each year to students undertaking studies here.

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Career Opportunities

Career opportunities for graduates exist within a range of professional, commercial, not-for-profit and government sport, recreation and event organisations at local, state and national levels. Within these types of organisations, roles may involve working in, and contributing to the management of clubs and associations, events, facilities, player and athlete development, programs, activities and services, or in sales, communications and marketing.

Possible future job titles

Sport and Recreation Event Officer, Recreation Services Officer, Sport Coordinator, Event Coordinator, Recreation Facility Officer, Outdoor and Adventure Recreation Program Coordinator, Youth and Children's Program Coordinator, Sport and Recreation Officer, Community Development Officer

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