Bachelor's Programme Sports Management

Faculty Faculty of Psychology and Sport Science 
Duration / ECTS-Credits 6 semesters / 180 ECTS-Credits
Academic Degree
Bachelor of Science (BSc)
Qualification Level
Bachelor (First Cycle)
ISCED-F 1088 Inter-disciplinary Programmes involving Services
Mode of Study
Full-Time
Study Code
C 033 626
Curriculum Information on the Curriculum (2015W)*
Admission Requirements
Secondary school completion certificate or equivalent
Supplemental Examinations
Examination to demonstrate suitable physical fitness must be completed satisfactorily before admission to the study programme.
» Information about the supplementary examination (physical and motor competence)
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* Information on the Curriculum (2015W)

The complete version of the curriculum reflects the currently valid version of the curriculum. It is for informational purposes only and is not legally binding. The legally binding version of the curriculum, including any amendments, may be found in the University of Innsbruck Bulletins.

In order to determine which version of the curriculum is applicable in your case, see the Catalogue of Studies,
  available at: http://orawww.uibk.ac.at/public/lfuonline_meinestudien.studienblatt
  Section: Current Curriculum version.

University of Innsbruck Bulletins » (Click to open all University of Innsbruck Bulletins)

Information about examination regulations, assessment and grading

Examination regulations

The examination regulation is an integral part of the curriculum, detailed information can be found under the paragraph examination regulations.

Description of the applied grading system (including the grade distribution table) »

The grade distribution table is a statistical representation of the distribution of all successfully completed examinations in a given programme of study or subject (based on all registered students for the programme or subject). The grade distribution table is updated in regular intervals.

Austrian grading
 scheme
 Definition
 %-age
      
 1  EXCELLENT:
 Outstanding performance
27.0
TAB = 100%

 2

 GOOD:
 Generally good, but with some errors
33.6
 3  SATISFACTORY:
 Generally sound work with a number of substantial errors
25.6
 4  SUFFICIENT:
 Performance meets the minimum cirteria
13.8
 5  INSUFFICIENT:
 Substantial improvement necessary; requirement of further work
     

Source: Academic year 2016/2017 


Overall classification of the qualification

Not applicable
Explanation: An overall classification (mit Auszeichnung bestanden/pass with distinction, bestanden/pass, nicht bestanden/fail) – is awarded only for examinations that conclude a programme of study and consist of more than one subject (an examination of this type is not specified in the curriculum of this programme of study).

Studies Induction and Orientation Stage (STEOP)

Studies Induction and Orientation Stage (STEOP) starting winter term 2016 »

(1) Within the scope of the Studies and Orientation Stage, which takes place in the first semester, the following course examinations must be passed:

  1. VO Fundamentals of Management (CM 2/3 hrs./ 6 ECTS-Credits),
  2. SL Fundamentals of Management (CM 2/ 1 h/ 1.5 ECTS-Credits),
  3. VO Fundamentals of Economics (CM3/ 3 hrs./ 6 ECTS-Credits),
  4. SL Fundamentals of Economics (CM3/1 h/ 1.5 ECTS-Credits).

(2) Successful passing of all exams of the Studies Induction and Orientation Stage entitles to passing all further courses and examinations as well as to writing the Bachelor’s Thesis.

(3) Before successful completion of the Studies Induction and Orientation Stage courses amounting to 15 ECTS-Credits may be passed. The requirements specified in the curriculum must be met.

General Information

Recommended Course Sequence

The exemplary course sequence given below is recommended for full-time students beginning their study programme in the winter semester. The table shows one possible course sequence for the bachelor's programme and is not compulsory. Delays resulting from repeated examinations are not taken into account.

The standard duration of the study programme is 6 semesters or 180 ECTS-Credits, whereby according to the Universities Act of 2002, a workload of 1,500 (real) hours per academic year must be fulfilled, corresponding to 60 ECTS-Credits (one ECTS-Credit is equivalent to a workload of 25 hours).

First Semester »

5.0 ECTS-Credits: Introduction to Sports Science
7.5 ECTS-Credits: Introduction to Management
7.5 ECTS-Credits: Introduction to Economics
10.0 ECTS-Credits: Fundamentals of Medical & Psychological Aspects in Sports

Second Semester »

7.5 ECTS-Credits: Fundamentals of Educational and Sociological Aspects in Sports
7.5 ECTS-Credits: Empirical Methods
7.5 ECTS-Credits: Accounting 1: Financial Accounting
7.5 ECTS-Credits: Accounting 2: Management Accounting

Third Semester »

7.5 ECTS-Credits: Fundamentals of Management: Organisation and Human Resource Management
7.5 ECTS-Credits: Fundamentals of Management: Strategy and Marketing
7.5 ECTS-Credits: Theory of Economic Decisions: Decisions and Strategies
5.0 ECTS-Credits: Sport Practical Exercises

Fourth Semester »

5.0 ECTS-Credits: Special Topics in Sports Science
7.5 ECTS-Credits: Fundamentals of Macroeconomics: Business Cycles and Economic Growth
7.5 ECTS-Credits: Economics and the Public Sector
5.0 ECTS-Credits: Interdisciplinary Skills
7.5 ECTS-Credits: Elective Modules Special Management (Basic Course)

Fifth Semester »

5.0 ECTS-Credits: Special Topics in Sports Science
7.5 ECTS-Credits: Sports and Law
5.0 ECTS-Credits: Sport Practical Exercises
7.5 ECTS-Credits: Sports Management
7.5 ECTS-Credits: Economics of the Leisure and Sports Industry

Sixth Semester »

7.5 ECTS-Credits: Special Topics in Sports Science
12.5 ECTS-Credits: Bachelor's Seminar & Bachelor's Thesis
7.5 ECTS-Credits: Elective Modules Special Economics (Basic Course)

Graphic chart »

BA Sportmanagement_Studienverlauf 2015_en

Qualification Profile and Skills

Sports play a considerable role in the economy (sporting goods industry, tourism, sporting events). The sports world, characterized by multifaceted organizations and associations and wide-ranging commercial providers, requires considered organizational structuring that can only be achieved by specialists. Graduates of the Bachelor's Programme Sports Management acquire the following qualifications and knowledge for practical application in vocational fields:

  • Core subjects of sports science: kinesiology, biomechanics, training science, sports education, sports psychology, sports sociology, medical and historical basics of sports science;
  • Business and economic fundamentals: accounting and bookkeeping, management, marketing, commercial decisions;
  • Fundamentals of sports management, including project experience, sports marketing and sports economics;
  • Sports-related legal fundamentals;
  • Practical experience and abilities in basic sports, recreational sports, and various trend sports
  • Knowledge and application of didactic and organizational fundamentals
  • Communicative abilities and presentation techniques.

Expected Learning Outcomes

Graduates are able to produce, evaluate, assess and implement scientific developments in the field of sports management and to apply them in interdisciplinary contexts. They possess theoretical and methodological problem-solving skills.

Future Prospects: Occupational Profiles and Career Opportunities

Specific vocational fields for graduates of the Bachelor's Programme Sports Management include the sporting goods industry, tourism and recreational sports, event management, public administration, sports centre management, promotion of events and athletes, commercial sports providers, company sports, association and organization management, health care centre management, resorts and fitness studios.

Postgraduate and further Studies at the University of Innsbruck

Information about the Programme (in German only)

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Contact and Information

Examination Office
Standort Innrain 52d Piktogramm barrierefreier Zugang

Associate Dean of Studies
Univ.-Prof. Mag. Dr. Martin Kopp

Dean of Studies
assoz. Prof. Mag. Dr. Gerhard Ruedl

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