In a nutshell
Take the first step in an exciting new career in sport and get qualified in a year by studying this flexible online Diploma of Sports Development course.
Designed for people seeking an introduction to the works of sports management, this introductory course provides the fundamental knowledge and skills required to start a career in sport. In this course, you’ll study the principles of sports development, learn about health, fitness and nutrition solutions, and understand the role of sport in maintaining health and preventing disease.
Upon completion of this qualification, you’ll have the skills and knowledge required to work in injury management, nutrition planning, athlete management and sports management roles.
Delivered online, this course is flexible and dynamic, but draws on personalised coaching and mentoring from skilled success coaches to maximise learning outcomes.
As part of this course, you’ll complete a local industry workplace placement, to ensure you graduate with the knowledge, skills and personal abilities required to succeed in the exciting and challenging world of sports development.
What you’ll need
To be eligible to study this course, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:
- Have completed Year 12 or equivalent.
International students are also required to demonstrate English language proficiency to equivalent IELTS (Academic) 5.5 with no skill band less than 5.0.
In this sports management course, the subjects you may study include:
- Developing sports participation
- Introduction to sports management
- High performance training and injury management
- Human nutrition
- Coaching practices
- Social and emotional wellbeing
- Sports marketing
- Body systems and disease
Why Torrens University Australia?
Torrens University Australia brings together some of the country’s most regarded tertiary institutes across industries like business, design, public health, hospitality, and sports management.
Studying with Torrens means learning from the industry’s best and brightest minds through cutting-edge syllabuses and small classroom environments. By becoming a Torrens student, you will not only have access to Torrens’ state-of-the-art campuses across the nation, you’ll also get to leverage Torrens status as a Laureate International University, and be able to access a global network of over 70 universities across 25 countries.
Torrens schools include; APM College of Business and Communication, Australasian College of Natural Therapies, Chifley Business School, Media Design School, Real Madrid Graduate School, Southern School of Natural Therapies and William Blue College of Hospitality.
Torrens Dynamic Online Learning mode means you can study at your own pace. By providing you with on-demand access to course materials and content, you can study when you want, where you want.
Torrens also runs Touch-Point weekend sessions that allow you to hear from industry professionals, chat to lecturers and expand your network.
Torrens students will also have access to Torrens Success Coaches, who will help you align your strengths and learning with your goals. From the moment you are admitted to your course, a Success Coach will be available to help you successfully navigate the educational landscape and build your personal and professional skills.