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Diploma of Sports Management (High Performance)

International College of Management, Sydney

CRICOS provider number: 01484M TEQSA provider ID: PRV12025

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If you’re passionate about your training and want to gain a qualification in the sports industry, the Diploma of Sports Management (High Performance) is a perfect fusion of high performance training coupled with sports business principles. This innovative program will give you an opportunity to turn your love of the game into a comprehensive understanding of the professional global sports industry. It offers a unique opportunity for students who are looking to stay in their sport while starting their higher education.

The Diploma of Sports Management (High Performance) offers you a stand-alone qualification through the International Sport College Australia (ISCA) or, should you wish to further your studies, you could choose to use your diploma qualification as a pathway into a bachelor program at ICMS, with completed specialisations and subjects counting towards your degree. Upon successful completion of the Diploma of Sports Management (High Performance) you will receive advanced standing for subjects in an ICMS bachelor's degree.

All Diploma of Sports Management (High Performance) students are an integrated part of the greater ICMS student community.

Students of the International Sport College Australia (ISCA) have the option of studying at the following campuses:

  • ICMS Northern Beaches Campus in Manly, with practicals at the Sydney Academy of Sport and Recreation in Narrabeen
  • ICMS Sydney CDB City Campus, with practicals at Sydney Uni Sport & Fitness facilities
  • Valentine Sport Park Campus, located in Sydney’s north-west, with training facilities located on-site

The ISCA team of experienced and professional coaches, lecturers and mentors are primed to take your athletic and academic development to new heights, utilising the latest sport science methods, guest speakers and innovative case studies from the global sports industry. The course curriculum has been constructed by sports experts to meet the requirements of the modern sports industry.

Diploma of Sports Management (High Performance) offers invaluable industry placement opportunities to students to give them real-life experiences at leading sports organisations. This allows students to develop a greater understanding of what working in the sports industry and means that after your diploma you’ll have work experience on your CV, a network of contacts and a significant advantage over other job seekers.

Areas of study

Students study a combination of business, sports management and high performance subjects with the option to undertake an elective in sports management in trimester three.

Career opportunities

Sports media coordinator, player management assistant, sponsorship coordinator, sports marketing coordinator, sports administration assistant, operations assistant, sports facilities manager, sport program manager.

Practical experience

Minimum 100 hours of industry training.

Fees and charges

Visit the ISCA website for current fee information.

Admission criteria

Applicants with recent secondary education

Recommended studies: Completion of Australian Year 12 (or equivalent).

International student applicants seeking entry into Aspire Institute Diploma courses are required to satisfy:
- the academic entry requirements: Completion of Australian Year 12 (or equivalent).
- the English language proficiency requirements where applicable: IELTS Overall 6.0; Writing 5.5; Speaking 5.5 (or equivalent)

Other applicants

Refer to the ICMS general admission criteria.

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Further information

View all details of this course on the ICMS website.

ATAR profile

ATAR-based offers only (semester 1, 2024)

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  1. This ATAR profile table is in line with Commonwealth Government transparency requirements. It is based on offers to recent school leavers (ie completed Year 12 in the last 2 years) who were selected solely or partly on their ATAR. Note that some institutions further differentiate this information on their websites.
  2. The ATAR values exclude any adjustment factors.
  3. The selection ranks include the ATAR and any adjustment factors.


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<5 = less than 5 ATAR-based offers were made.
N/A = no offers were made on the basis of ATAR.
NC = new course
NP = Not provided by institution
NR = No reportable profile
NS = No Semester 1 offers
NN = Unavailable (other)
NO = Entry on other criteria

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