Graduate diplomas are typically not offered in the United States. The American equivalent of a diploma is referred to as a professional certification. Each university has a different set of requirements for admission, so students should perform in-depth research on programs before applying.
A program or course in sport generally prepares students to manage sports teams, become a senior coach of a sport students choose to focus on, become a physical education teacher or enter any closely related fields.
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The Graduate Diploma in Sports Media equips students with the skills, techniques and knowledge to build careers across multiple areas of sports management, administration, journalism and communication. The course draws from the disciplines of journalism, public relations and business to deliver invaluable learning experiences in media management, sports administration and marketing, audience development, and reporting and editing across text, video and audio. [+]
UTS's unique arrangement with the Sydney Cricket Ground Trust delivers a range of opportunities for students across sporting codes, adding an in-house, hands-on element to every aspect of the course. Students are behind the scenes and in front of the action. The course is delivered by teachers from UTS's School of Communication and School of Business along with leading industry practitioners. The emphasis is on delivering both practical and reflective learning opportunities, so that graduates are doers and thinkers, and possess both practical and strategic skills.
Graduates of the program: have strong and flexible research, reporting and production skills, and a critical understanding of contemporary sports media possess the ability to work across platforms, channels and disciplines in digital and emerging environments are innovative practitioners and agile thinkers who are able to develop new ideas, solve problems and engage audiences strive towards industry positions armed with a sound understanding of current ethical, professional and policy debates in sport. ... [-]
The Graduate Diploma in Sport Management is designed to develop critical, interpretive and problem-solving skills, and to provide a broad overview of the sport industry. [+]
The course develops skill sets needed for managers to operate in the sport industry.
The course provides theories, models and case studies in order to understand the complex nature of the sport industry.
Career options include sport marketing and sponsorship, sport public relations, sport venue management, sport event management, human resource management in sport, player management and sport policy development.[-]
The Graduate Program in Game and Motor Development aims to train qualified professionals for work focused on child motor development, taking into account its importance in the overall development of the child and the importance of the game as a means of promoting development. [+]
The Graduate in Game and Motor Development has as objectives:Train qualified professionals for work focused on children's motor development, taking into account their importance in the overall development of the child and the importance of play as a means of promoting development;Develop and deepen the knowledge obtained at the undergraduate level and promote the acquisition of new knowledge and skills in the field of motor development of the child;To provide students with techniques for assessing children's motor development and the specific contexts in which development takes place (educational, formal, informal, leisure);Provide knowledge that enables trainees, individually or in multidisciplinary teams, to create and develop:community intervention projects - design, planning and evaluation of projects for play spaces;research projects based on specific needs (experienced).Obtaining Diploma... [-]