What will I learn?

Follow your passion for sport into the health and fitness or sport-management fields. Our double degree opens many exciting career options.

VU is a leader in sport education. In our Sport Science (Human Movement) and Sport Management degree, you’ll develop high-level expertise in human movement, exercise supervision, physical recreation programming, and sport management.

We have over 200 partnerships with sport venues, sporting clubs, local government authorities, and public-health and education groups. Through these partnerships, you’ll learn from the best, and gain invaluable work experience.

You’ll graduate job-ready to work in many areas of sport and fitness. You’ll have the skills and knowledge to manage major sporting events, sporting facilities, aquatic and recreation centres, professional sport organisations, and gyms.

Careers options include:

  • exercise and sport science
  • rehabilitation
  • community fitness and health
  • personal training
  • community sport development
  • planning for sport and active recreation
  • consulting and research in sport participation.

Careers in sport science and management

On graduation, you’ll be ready to work as a manager, administrator, sport scientist, and exercise/physical activity programmer in the following areas:

  • professional sport
  • physical recreation associations and clubs
  • state and national sporting bodies
  • community sport clubs and agencies
  • gyms and fitness centres
  • stadiums and facilities
  • community service organisations
  • outdoor recreation facilities
  • corporate health programs
  • government sport and recreation services
  • commercial sport

Course structure

To attain the Bachelor of Sport Science (Human Movement)/Bachelor of Sport Management, students will be required to complete 384 credit points consisting of:

  • 96 credit points First Year Core units
  • 48 credit points Core units
  • 96 credit points Sport Science (Human Movement) Professional Core units
  • 96 credit points Major studies from the approved list
  • 48 credit points Minor studies from the approved list

Students, who commenced in 2014, 2015 and 2016, must successfully complete any combination of 4 units from the following eight Sport Management College Core units:

  • SSM1101 Introduction to Sport and Active Recreation
  • SSM1102 Foundations of Sport and Active Recreation
  • SSM1103 Management Principles for Sport and Active Recreation
  • SSM1104 Community Building for Sport and Active Recreation
  • SSM1201 Marketing for Sport and Active Recreation
  • SSM1202 Financial Management for Sport and Active Recreation
  • SSM1203 Human Resources for Sport and Active Recreation
  • SSM1204 Ethics and Integrity Management in Sport and Active Recreation

Which department am I in?

College of Sport and Exercise Science

CRICOS

084878F

Study options

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
A$27,400.00 (14,66,809) per year
AUD $13,700 per semester

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

21 February 2022, 1 August 2022

Venue

Victoria University

Footscray Park campus,

Ballarat Road,

FOOTSCRAY,

Victoria,

3011, MELBOURNE, Australia

Entry requirements

For international students

Completion of an Australian Senior Secondary Certificate (VCE or equivalent) including Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 25 in English (EAL) or 20 in any other English (or equivalent). OR: Completion of an Australian Advanced Diploma or Diploma (or equivalent). OR: Completion of a Foundation course or equivalent.

English language requirements

IELTS (Academic module): Overall score of 6.0 (no band less than 6.0)

TOEFL Internet: Overall score of 67 (Listening 12, Speaking 18, Reading 15, Writing 21)

Pearson Test of English (PTE): Overall score of 50 (no section score less than 50)

University of Cambridge - Advanced (CAE): Overall score of 169. No individual band less than 169.

VU English - English for Academic Purposes (EAP) (Level 4): achieved.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About Victoria University

With over 100 years of educational prestige, Victoria University has earned its spot in the top 2% of universities worldwide.

  • Top 2% university globally (Times Higher Education 2021)
  • Revolutionary Block Model learning methods
  • VU ranked #1 nationally for Employability Skills
  • #3 in Australia for Learner Engagement (SES 2020)