Why study sport management at La Trobe?

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1st in Victoria

We’re the best in Victoria and third in Australia for employer satisfaction, with a rating of 88.1 per cent.

Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching (QILT), 2023, 2022 Employer Satisfaction Survey [PDF, 812 KB]

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Top 4

We're one of the top four business and economics research universities in Victoria.

Australian Research Council, 2019, Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) Outcomes 2018

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World-leading research

Our research in human movement and sports science is rated 'well above world standard'.

Australian Research Council, 2019, Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) Outcomes 2018

Career opportunities in sport management

Career pathways

Studying sport management builds skills in attention to detail, communication and market analysis to prepare you for a range of careers.

Possible roles include:

  • Membership consultant
  • Sales executive
  • Community engagement officer
  • Business development executive
  • Marketing and event coordinator
  • Club manager
  • Sponsorship executive

Future employers

Potential employers of sport management graduates include:

  • Tennis Australia
  • Nike
  • YMCA
  • Australian Football League
  • Nine Entertainment
  • Football Federation Australia
  • Confederation of Australian Motor Sport
  • Women’s Golf Victoria

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