Bachelor of Sport Development/Bachelor of Business

Program code

1615

Available at

Nathan

Gold Coast

Mount Gravatt

Logan

South Bank

Online

Offshore

Other

Duration

4 years full-time

Credit points

320

Indicative fee

$30,500.00* per year (more)
* 2020 indicative annual fee

Entry requirements

6.5

IELTS (Academic) (more)

CRICOS code

0100239

Commencing in

Trimester 1 and Trimester 2

Prerequisites

  • English

Assumed knowledge

  • One of Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Maths A or Maths B

Why choose this program?

This program is scheduled to commence in 2020.

You'll learn about sport development, business management and delivering recreation activities in the community. This degree explores four main streams of study: sport and exercise science; business, sport management and marketing; health promotion; and sports coaching.

You'll also study the specialist field of community development through sport which is concerned with increasing participation in sport through the design of sport systems and pathways to attract, retain and nurture participants. You'll gain comprehensive knowledge of the academic and applied aspects of sport, health and fitness while developing business management skills to prepare you for a wide range of career opportunities. You'll also undertake studies in physiology, biomechanics, sport psychology, sociology, sports management, event management, fitness and sports coaching.

Attendance information

This program will be offered full-time and part-time on-campus at the Gold Coast campus.

Students commencing in this program from Trimester 2 and progressing at a full-time rate are required to complete core courses in Trimester 3.

The courses 3011AHS Fitness Practicum I and 3012AHS Fitness Practicum II are offered off-campus and students are required to attend on-campus at the Gold Coast Institute of TAFE. By successfully completing these two courses, students obtain a Certificate III in Fitness and Certificate IV in Fitness.

If you are an International student on a student visa, you must ensure that you enrol in a way that will allow you to complete your enrolment within the expected program duration as stated on your Confirmation of Enrolment (CoE).

Work-integrated learning

Work-integrated learning activities integrate theoretical learning with its application in the workplace. The inclusion of work-integrated learning activities in this program demonstrates Griffith's commitment to preparing its graduates for success in their working life.

Work integrated learning in this program is undertaken at two stages during the program in the 10 credit point core courses 1313AHS Sport Development I and 3434AHS Sport Development Practicum. 3434AHS is completed in Year 4 of the program as the capstone course and will be managed within School and Health Group policies and processes. Students will complete an 80 hour internship (WIL).

My career opportunities

This program will prepare graduates for employment in community sport and recreation including health promotion officers, development officers within amateur and professional sporting organisations, program staff and managers at sport and recreation centres and resorts, executive officers with national and state sporting organisations, event managers/coordinators, and sport marketing and media officers.

Before I enrol

  • Criminal History Check
  • First Aid and CPR Certificates
  • Immunisation and Health Record
  • Working with Children Check (Blue Card)

Professional placements

  • Griffith University Health and Safety Induction
  • Griffith University Student Undertaking
  • New South Wales Health placement requirements (including mandatory training)
  • Queensland Health placement requirements

There are placements associated with this program. Students should refer to the checklist of pre-placement and placement requirements for their Health discipline on the Fit for Placement website for full details of the requirements regarding clinical placement to ensure that they meet eligibility for placement.

Note: In the event that there is a difference between the contents published on the Fit for Placement website and the program-specific information published on the Degree and Career Finder/Programs and Courses websites, or where information published on the Fit for Placement website is not in accordance with University Policy, the Degree and Career Finder/Programs and Courses website contents and University Policy shall override the information on the Fit for Placement website.

International students

An International student is one who is not:

  • an Australian or New Zealand citizen or
  • a person who has Australian permanent resident status.
Indicative annual tuition fee

The indicative annual tuition fee is calculated based on a standard full-time study load which is usually 80 credit points (two full-time trimesters).

The indicative annual tuition fee is based on current conditions and available data and should only be used as a guide. These fees are reviewed annually and are subject to change.

Tuition fees
  • An International student pays tuition fees.
  • Students are liable for tuition fees for the courses they are enrolled in as at the census date.
  • The tuition fee for students who commence their program prior to 2014 is charged according to the approved program fee for the trimester in which the student commenced the program.
  • The tuition fee for students who commence their program from 2014 onwards is charged according to the approved program fee for the trimester in which the student is enrolled.

Program fees for the Bachelor of Sport Development/Bachelor of Business (1615)

Year of study Fee category/Band Fee per CP Tuition fee 80cp
2020 Fee Band 30.5 $381.25 $30,500.00
Changing programs

If an International student changes to a different program they will be subject to the approved program fee for the trimester in which they are enrolled.

Permanent resident status

If an undergraduate student obtains permanent resident status in Australia after commencing study in a program, and the student can provide evidence of permanent resident status prior to the census date (of the trimester in which they are enrolled), the student will be provided with a domestic fee-paying place.

The student may then apply for a Commonwealth supported place at the next admission period provided that the student satisfies the conditions for transfer from a domestic fee-paying place to a Commonwealth supported place as set out in the Undergraduate Programs Admission Policy.

If a postgraduate student obtains permanent resident status in Australia after commencing study in a program, and the student can provide evidence of permanent resident status prior to the census date (of the trimester in which they are enrolled), the student will automatically be considered for a Commonwealth supported place subject to availability.

If a research student obtains permanent resident status in Australia after commencing study in a program, and the student can provide evidence of permanent resident status prior to the census date (of the trimester in which they are enrolled), the student will automatically be considered for a Commonwealth Government Research Training Program (RTP) Fee Offset or a domestic fee-paying place as applicable for the program.

Further information