Sport Leadership and Management Specialisation - Bachelor of Business (Honours)

With the Sport Leadership and Management specialisation in the Bachelor of Business (Honours) you further your knowledge of sport leadership and management, and research a topic of your interest.

Study a Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Sport Leadership and Management, and conduct postgraduate research on a topic of your interest. As an honours degree student you learn from enthusiastic researchers and academics who are internationally known for their expertise.

Sport leadership and management research at AUT has investigated leadership, sport participation, governance, inter-organisational linkages, law and policy, economics, marketing, consumer behaviour, sponsorship, advertising, social media, sport tourism, as well as sport event management.

Sport Leadership and Management department academic staff and their current research

This is part of the Bachelor of Business (Honours).

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To graduate with a Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Sport Leadership and Management, you must complete 120 points from:

  • Specialisation courses
  • Research methods courses
  • Dissertation

Specialisation courses - complete two from the following

Research methods courses - complete the following


You can only enrol in the dissertation if you achieve a B- grade average or higher in your courses, have an approved research proposal, and supervision is available for your research.

The class of honours awarded in the programme depends on your grade.

Key features
  • Explores different fields within both sport and business
  • An area of growing importance in New Zealand
  • Applies business and management techniques to the sport sector
  • Internationally recognised academic staff

The information on this page was correct at time of publication. For a comprehensive overview of AUT qualifications, please refer to the Academic Calendar.