Columns
Residents' Association Image

Residents' Association

20th AGM – What a milestone!
Read more >>

Owners Corporation Law Image

Owners Corporation Law

OC discriminated against a disabled owner
Read more >>

Montague Community Alliance

Can we be good neighbours?
Read more >>

Metro Tunnel

MetroHub opens its doors
Read more >>

Federal Politics Image

Federal Politics

Supporting the peaceful struggle of the Tibetans
Read more >>

We Live Here Image

We Live Here

One woman’s stand gets results
Read more >>

Southbanker Image

Southbanker

Giving the community a lift
Read more >>

Housing

We are losing our social licence to operate
Read more >>

History Image

History

Art Deco panels at the ABC
Read more >>

Southbank Sustainability Group

Community’s journey into sustainability
Read more >>

Health and Wellbeing Image

Health and Wellbeing

How to break the cycle of fear
Read more >>

Skypad Living Image

Skypad Living

Luv thy NABERS (for apartments)
Read more >>

Pets Corner Image

Pets Corner

Jumper’s proud parents
Read more >>

Southbank Fashion Image

Southbank Fashion

Spring racing in Southbank
Read more >>

Street Smarts Image

Street Smarts

Power Street – Southbank
Read more >>

Letters Image

Letters

Name it Domain!
Read more >>

Local degrees on offer

06 Jun 2017

Local degrees on offer Image

In the ever-changing world of sports media and sport business, the need for flexibility and a wide-ranging skill set has never been more important.  

Offered at Southbank’s Holmesglen City Campus on St Kilda Rd, sports media and sport business degrees are designed to ensure students who aspire to work in the industries have what they need to succeed.

For course leader, Robbie Coyle (pictured), engaging with industry leaders is a hallmark of both courses.

“Our degrees are the most industry engaged of their type,” he said. “Our partners, such as Fox Footy, AFL Victoria, Basketball Victoria, Cricket Victoria, the Melbourne Stars and SEN are leaders in their field.”

As part of their studies, students work closely with the partners to gain valuable experience and the opportunity to put their skills to the test.

The extensive industry engagement opportunities involves students working with clubs from the Victorian Amateur Football Association to develop a range of strategy documents, attending field trips and hearing from a range of leading professionals before completing a 228 hour internship in their final year.

“Our internship program has been a huge success. Our students learn so much from the experience and some of them have received ongoing work opportunities with our partners, with three graduates currently working with Fox Footy, beyond their internships.”

According to Mr Coyle, the courses’ boutique class sizes also add to the learning experience.

The courses have also won praise from industry leaders, such as Sportspeople global recruitment executive Ros Holding.

“The program is really addressing and progressing the right questions to make sense of transition into the sector even more possible for graduates,” she said.

Both degrees are now accepting applications for second semester commencing 24 July 2017. To apply visit holmesglen.edu.au/sportsmedia or holmesglen.edu.au/sportbusiness.

Stay in touch with Southbank. Subscribe to FREE monthly e-Newspaper.

You must be registered with Southbank Local News to be able to post comments.
To register, please click here.