Bachelor of International Sport Management

Online, flexible study from anywhere in the world, designed to position you at the forefront of the sport industry,
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3 years
(360 credit points = 3.0 EFTSL)
Year 12 applicants will be ranked based on their ATAR and ATAR Adjustment Factors – e.g. Special Entry Access Scheme (SEAS) and Subject Adjustments.

The sport sector is among the world’s fastest growing industries, featuring a diverse range of careers that encompass business, health, marketing and IT.

Federation University has partnered with the esteemed World Academy of Sport to give prospective students a one-of-a-kind pathway into this dynamic industry.

This program is available to study online from anywhere in the world and combines 21st century skills with practical industry experience. Exclusive access to case studies and interviews from world leaders in sport management places students at the forefront of the industry.

This study pathway equips graduates with lifelong skills and contacts to succeed in their chosen career. Graduates can expect to find dynamic roles spanning international and national sport federation, with positions including sports administration, business development, marketing and sponsorship management, media and public relations coordination, event coordination and sport consultancy.

To keep up to date with the latest news, please visit the Passion to Profession website and register your interest.

  • Business development manager
  • Professional sports association official
  • Sports administrator
  • Sports development officer
  • Sport governance official
  • Sport management consultant
  • Marketing and sponsorship manager
  • Promotions and marketing analyst
  • Sport media and public relations coordinator
  • Digital marketing

The Bachelor of International Sport Management will prepare students to be work ready for exciting opportunities in international and national sport federations through to local government agencies. The degree explores how sport is managed, promoted and developed across a range of sport management career options. 

Sample structures are just one example of the many options available within your chosen course. Please contact Federation University for further information on available options.

Please note this is a sample structure only and is not to be used for enrolment purposes. To enrol, please refer to the information provided to you by Federation University for your individual program structure or view our enrolment information page.

To view current subject information and cost, click on the individual subject name below, or click here to view current subject information and cost for ALL subjects.

Please refer to the school webpage to view possible sample structures for this course.
100% online. Students are expected to study for at least 3 hours per week per subject.

Students undertaking the Bachelor of International Sport Management will be provided the opportunity to participate in multiple industry internship experiences throughout their studies. In the second year of the degree students will complete the Sport Management Industry Preparation course, which includes a minimum of 150 hours of placement experiences students are expected to undertake two different sports management experiences. Students in their third and final year will have further options for industry internship experiences: 20% of the highest achievers will be offered to undertake a 60 credit point internship course which requires 560 hours of industry placement. Alternatively, students can elect the 30 credit point internship course which requires 280 working hours of placement and an additional two 15 credit point elective units.

Students will need to have a valid Working with Children Check or equivalent to undertake work integrated learning placements within the sport management industry.

Important for Yr 10 students

Entry requirements (year 12)

Admissions Criteria for current Year 12 students and recent secondary graduates (the past 2 years)


  • Units 1 and 2: satisfactory completion in two units (any study combination): any Mathematics or Units 3 and 4: any Mathematics;
  • Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 25 in any English.

This course uses the ATAR as part of its selection considerations.

SEAS (Special Entry Access Scheme)

Applicants who have experienced educational disadvantage are encouraged to apply for the Special Entry Access Schemes (SEAS). Depending on eligibility and your circumstances, a SEAS application may provide support for your course application.

Entry requirements (non year 12)


Admission criteria for applicants with a Higher Education Study

Compulsory:  Previous higher education studies with results at a pass level, including any 'single subjects of study', or successful completion of a tertiary preparatory program such as the FedUni Foundation Access Studies Program (FAST).

Admission criteria for applications with a Vocational Education and Training study

Compulsory: Successful completion of a relevant VET qualification at Certificate III level or higher.

Admission criteria for applications with work and life experience

Compulsory: Applicants who have not completed secondary education, or undertaken any TAFE or university studies should include a personal statement detailing all relevant experience to strengthen their application.

The application method varies depending on your circumstances, please visit our How to apply page for further information.

VTAC application: Yes

VTAC code: 3700811331 (On-line Learning)

Direct application: Yes

Federation University code: PW5

CRICOS code:

Fees are subject to change annually.

Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP)

$14,630 estimated annual tuition fee - commencing 2021

Annual tuition fees are per 120 credit points which represents 1 EFTSL or a standard full-time study load for a year.

The estimated annual fees are indicative only. The tuition fees you pay will vary depending on the subjects you choose to study as each subject has its own credit point value and cost. The total cost will vary depending on the subjects you choose, your study load and the time it takes to complete your course.

Fee assistance

As a Commonwealth Supported Place student, you may be eligible to defer payment of your student contribution through the HECS-HELP loan scheme. Please visit our HECS-HELP webpage for further information.

Other fees

You may need to pay some other fees such as the Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF).

Can your studies count towards a degree with us? Use our online Credit Search to get the details on completing your studies sooner.

To help you get the most from your online learning experience, it's important that you own or have frequent access to a fast and reliable computer that's ideally not more than two years old.

You will also need frequent access to a reliable high-speed internet connection. You should expect to use approximately 5GB of data each month, per course, just for study use.

For further information, visit the Minimum IT requirements for studying online webpage.

A range of student services are available at most campuses. For further information on these services or for course information, please contact us on 1800 333 864.

The commencement of all programs is subject to available funding and enrolment quotas.

All information contained in this program overview including the availability of programs and fees, is correct at the time of being published, however the University reserves the right to alter any program, procedure or fee. Students should check for any amendment prior to enrolment.

CRICOS Provider No.00103D
Please note: This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding to eligible individuals.
National RTO Code: 4909

School department

School of Science, Psychology and Sport

Course coordinator

Sue Brown