Unit description

Analyses the key factors essential to the successful management of sporting facilities. It enables students to interpret the economic and social changes in modern society that have resulted in an increased demand for sporting opportunities and related facilities. The unit also provides students with the knowledge and skills to plan and design a sporting facility based on the needs of the sporting organisation.

Unit content

  • Current trends and issues in ownership structures
  • Key management aspects in the conduct of sporting facilities including financial management, marketing and asset management
  • The planning, design and construction process of sporting facilities
  • Implementation of management and operational strategies
  • The development of facility management plans
  • Legal and ethical issues within facility operations and management
  • Environmental awareness and issues involved in the provision of international sporting facilities
  • Risk and the management of sporting facilities

Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

Learning outcomes and graduate attributes

Teaching and assessment


Intensive offerings may or may not be scheduled in every session. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

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Fee information


Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2017 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 3

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