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Diploma |3 Year | NQF 6 (360 credits) | SAQA ID: 97883

More About The Sport Management Programme

The Sport Management diploma studies has a scientific and practical approach and prepares students for various careers in the field of sport, recreation and movement development. 


The programme combines sport science, -management and -coaching subjects. Students are prepared to face the various challenges in the sport industry with confidence and expertise. 


The practical components includes coaching and umpiring courses, ensuring students are exposed to various industry-specific activities.

The Sport Management Programme Is Ideal For...

Individuals who:

  • wish to pursue a career in the sport, recreational and movement development industry
  • would love to help other children and adults lead a healthy lifestyle
  • wish to operate their own sport, fitness or movement development franchise

Admission Requirements For Sport Management

NSC (Gr 12) with entrance to Diploma studies or National Certificate (Vocational) with the minimum requirements for entrance to Diploma studies, as specified by UMALUSI (Life Sciences recommended)

Work Integrated Learning (WIL)

A minimum of 400 hours of work-integrated learning over 3 years of study is required.

NOTE: The experience must be directly relevant and related to your field of study. This type of learning is part of your curriculum and can be done after class, weekends or academy holidays.

Sport Management Career Opportunities

  • Movement Educationalist
  • Personal Instructor
  • Professional Coaching
  • Professional Referee
  • Fitness Instructor
  • Gymnasium Manager
  • Sport Facility Manager
  • Sport Organiser
  • Entrepreneur
  • Assistant-Kindernetics (subject to qualifying and pass of internal workshop)

Curriculum Includes The Following Subjects

Year 1
  • Sport Management I
  • Fitness Science I
  • Sport Science I
  • Sport Coaching Science I
  • Movement Development I
  • Recreation I
  • Sport Marketing I
  • Coaching Methodology
Year 2
  • Sport Management II
  • Fitness Science II
  • Sport Science II
  • Sport Coaching Science II
  • Movement Development II
  • Recreation II
  • Sport Marketing II
Year 3
  • Sport Management III
  • Fitness Science III
  • Sport Science III
  • Sport Coaching Science III
  • Movement Development III
  • Recreation III
  • Sport Psychology
 

Compulsory Extras

Accredited Coaching and Umpiring Courses

Sport Management is offered as a:

  • Full Time Programme

Sport Management is offered at:

Centurion, Klerksdorp, Tygervalley,