Bachelor of Sport, Recreation and Event Management

Curtin University of Technology

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.Course Learning Outcomes
Access, analyse and critically evaluate relevant information to solve challenging business problems systematically.
Access, analyse and critically evaluate relevant information to solve challenging sport, recreation and event management problems.
Apply broad and coherent knowledge to a range of business situations, incorporating international/global/cultural perspectives.
Apply broad sport, recreation and event management knowledge to a range of theoretical and practical situations, incorporating international, global & cultural perspectives.
Collaborate effectively in team settings to produce measurable outcomes, including the ability to evaluate team processes.
Collaborate effectively in team settings to produce measurable outcomes.
Communicate business knowledge, concepts and advice persuasively and clearly in both written and oral formats, using relevant technology and transliteracy proficiency.
Communicate business knowledge, concepts and advice persuasively and clearly in both written and oral formats, using relevant technology.
Generate creative ideas for business innovations that respond to opportunities and constant change.
Generate creative ideas for business innovations that respond to opportunities and constant change.
Reflect on feedback and critique one’s own performance in order to identify and plan opportunities for development.
Reflect on feedback and critique ones own performance in order to identify and plan opportunities for development.
Value professional behaviours and/or personal citizenship that reflect an appreciation of the interrelationship between business ethics and corporate social responsibility
Value professional behaviours and/or personal citizenship that reflect an appreciation of the interrelationship between business ethics and corporate social responsibility.

At a Glance

Course level Undergraduate
CRICOS Code For the course code, kindly refer to the university website.
Institution Name Curtin University of Technology
Campus Location Joondalup
Institution Type University
Course Duration Full Time 3 years Start Semester 1 or 2 Part Time 6 years Start Semester 1 or 2
Course University Curtin University of Technology

About Curtin University of Technology

Curtin is an innovative, global university known for its high-impact research, strong industry partnerships and commitment to preparing students for jobs of the future. Curtin University is Western Australia’s largest and most culturally diverse university with Australia’s third largest international student population.

 

 

  • Who We Are
    Since our inception, we have taken an innovative approach towards teaching and research.Our campuses are vibrant, welcoming spaces that value diversity and difference, emphasise industry connections and practical learning, have a strong commitment to social justice, and foster a forward-thinking culture for our students, staff and the wider community.In line with developments in Perth, we are beginning to transform our main Bentley Campus into a cultural hub where members of the community can live, study, work and socialise together as part of the Greater Curtin project. Our focus is always on delivering excellence and strengthening our position as a leading global university, according to our vision, mission and values.
  • What We Do
    Curtin’s commitment to excellence in teaching and research extends beyond course delivery. We forge significant, mutually-beneficial partnerships with industry and community organisations to share the benefits of our research outcomes and provide students the opportunity to learn in real workplaces.
  • Our Global Focus
    As a leading global university, we strive to research and educate in ways that address international issues and challenges.If you join us as a student or staff member, you can expect to build life skills, join an international community and become part of a forward-thinking culture committed to sharing innovative ideas.Our research has become increasingly prominent on the international stage, which has resulted in us being ranked in the top one per cent of universities worldwide in the Academic Ranking of World Universities 2018.Our teaching is delivered to a high standard across all our locations. Our campuses in Australia, Dubai, Malaysia, Mauritius and Singapore are viewed as equally important, and we try to emphasise connections and collaborations as much as possible in our daily practices.
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    To be a truly future-focused university, sustainability has to be at the heart of everything you do. At Curtin, sustainability is one of the pillars of our strategic plan and our commitment to it is evident throughout our teaching, research, buildings and plans for the future.
  • Teaching
    Our sustainability offerings examine policies and practices and address the complexities of the new global sustainable development goals that aim to support people, planet, prosperity and peace.Our sustainability program has a strong emphasis on professional practice. You will apply your skills and knowledge to real-life issues through professional work and community engagement and individual projects provide opportunities for research into real-world issues.
  • Research
    Drawing on expertise in design, construction, management, geography and planning and health, we explore and solve issues of sustainability as it applies to corporate responsibility, the natural and built environment, transport, energy usage and more through collaborative research projects.
  • Visit Curtin
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    John Curtin was a leader who believed that a great university should ‘look ever forward’. Our policy and governance frameworks have been developed to ensure we honour this ideal.
  • Jobs at Curtin
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