Bachelor of Sport Development at Western Sydney University

The Bachelor of Sport Development degree aims to prepare students for sports and active recreation through a holistic approach. Community sports and leisure groups and facilities, professional sports organizations, community engagement teams, state and national sporting organizations, and not-for-profit sports for social transformation organizations, to name a few, are all places where they can work.

Description

The Bachelor of Sport Development degree aims to prepare students for sports and active recreation through a holistic approach.


Community sports and leisure groups and facilities, professional sports organizations, community engagement teams, state and national sporting organizations, and not-for-profit sports for social transformation organizations, to name a few, are all places where they can work. 


The program includes physical activity, exercise, and health promotion, as well as sports coaching, psychology, sport management, and capacity building through community projects.


You can apply what you learn in the classroom to the real world with up to 200 hours of work internships in your third year of study.


When you graduate, you'll be ready to reach your full potential in community sports and recreation, professional sports, state and national sports agencies, or non-profit sports for social change agencies in the fields of development, promotion, or management.

What you will study:

Some of the courses provided are as follows:


  1. Community development

  2. Health promotion

  3. Recreation

  4. Sports business administration

  5. Sports development

  6. Sports event management

  7. Sports marketing

Admission requirements:

  • HSC Certificate

  • Assumed knowledge: any two units of English.

  •  Recommended: Personal development, health and physical education (PDHPE), business studies, and economics

  • Child protection course

  • First Aid Certificate

  • Working with Children Check

Career Opportunities:

The Bachelor of Sport Development program will prepare you for a lucrative career in sport development, promotion, and management, which will include:

  1. Recreation and Community Sports 

  2. Professional sports are a type of physical exercise that takes place on a regular basis.

  3. Participation in community activities

  4. Sports groups at the national and state levels

  5. Sport that is not profit-oriented

Sports and Fitness Manager

A fitness and sports center manager oversees and controls all aspects of their facility's operations, including the programs offered, equipment available, and personnel.

A Health Promotion Officer

In addition to conducting population health treatments, health promotion officers are tasked with identifying and addressing high-priority health and wellbeing issues.

The Community Engagement Coordinator

Community Engagement/Event Coordinators improve population comprehension and awareness of healthy health habits by providing primary preventative information.

Officer of Recreation

Leisure Officers assist communities by designing, promoting, and coordinating sport and recreation programs and services.

Experiential education

The experiences that are integrated into course units include health and physical exercise, outdoor leisure, sports science, and sports management. Students are connected with an industry partner in their final year to complete a two-semester work-integrated learning project.


$28,098 per year
  • Level
    Bachelor
  • Delivery
    On Campus
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Application Fee
    None
  • Intake
    March
  • Language Test Score
    IELTS, TOEFL (IBT), TOEFL (PBT), PTE
  • Scholarship
    50%of tuition fees per session