Bachelor of Sport, Recreation and Event Management

Edith Cowan University - ECU

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Bachelor Degree
3.0 years Full-Time
(or Part-Time equivalent)
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Course Description

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.

This course commences with an introduction to the sport, recreation and event sector and focuses on 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, event operations management, legal aspects, and business research and planning. Students also undertake a range of professional industry practice opportunities, and community-interactive project work in the relevant industries.

Students have the opportunity to further specialise their studies with a stronger industry focus in various fields, such as marketing, sports science, human resource management, public relations, or tourism and hospitality management.

Students graduate ready to enter the fast-paced and dynamic sport, recreation and events sector, having learnt the industry-focused theoretical knowledge and practical skills required to succeed.

Human Resource Management
Sports Science


Career opportunities for graduates exist within a range of professional, commercial, not-for-profit and government sport, recreation and event organisations at...

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Students will undertake work placement in three units in a sport or recreation programming setting , a not-for-profit, incorporated sport organisat...

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