Be a leader in and on the field. Our one-of-a-kind Bachelor of Sport Development opens the door to a broad range of career opportunities in the delivery of sport and recreation programs.
Study across a huge range of areas, including physical activity, exercise and health promotion, sport coaching, psychology, sport management, and capacity building through community projects.
Ranked in the top two percent of unis worldwide, Western offers you a world-class education that will have you ready for life after uni. With a wide range of courses to help you thrive in the workplaces of tomorrow, Western is the perfect place to discover your UNLIMITED potential.
If you're ready to secure your future with a degree from Western, applications are now open to commence study in 2021.
Build healthier communities through sport
Take what you learn in the classroom and apply it in the real world, with up to 200 hours of work placements in your third year of study.
Graduate ready to fulfil your unlimited potential in areas of development, promotion or management in community sports and recreation, professional sport, State and national sporting agencies or not-for-profit sport for social change agencies.
A one-of-a-kind degree
Western’s Bachelor of Sport Development is like no other degree in Australia.
In third year, you can do up to 200 hours of workplace learning with professional, local government, or community sporting organisations.
Start your unlimited journey.
The Bachelor of Sport Development sets you up for a great career in development, promotion and management, in areas such as:
- Community sports and recreation
- Professional sport
- Community engagement
- State and national sporting organisations
- Not-for- profit sport
Fitness and Sports Manager
Fitness and Sports Centre Managers organise, control and promote the activities, facilities and resources of fitness and sports centres.
Health Promotion Officer
Health Promotion Officers identify and address priority health and wellbeing issues and deliver population health interventions.
Community Engagement Coordinator
Community Engagement / Event Coordinators increase knowledge and awareness of positive health behaviours within the population through primary prevention information.
Recreation Officers develop, support and coordinate sport and recreation programs and services for the benefit of communities.
Apply now and start your unlimited journey.
Study a double degree
A double-degree gives you the ultimate edge. Be at the forefront of your field.
Achieve your unlimited potential.
Further study options
*The tuition fees quoted above are the fees for the normal full-time study load of the course (80 credit points) per annum. International students will be subject to a variable fee regime; i.e. enrolled students will be required to pay fees during their course based on the approved fee for each calendar year. Fee changes (if any) will occur at 1 January each calendar year. Students who extend their course past the normal finish date of the course will be required to pay additional fees based on the prevailing fee level. Western Sydney University is a multi-campus institution. The University reserves the right to alter the location of its courses between campuses and other locations as necessary. Students should be aware of the possibility of change of location for the whole or part of courses for which they enrol and should plan for the need to travel between Western Sydney campuses.