Your Sport Management career starts here with the Bond University Diploma of Sport Management
The Diploma of Sport Management offers a range of subjects to equip students with the necessary knowledge to work with sports teams, clubs, players and sporting organisations.
Complete your Diploma of Sport Management in just 8 months
Prepare for a career in the global sports industry by studying a range of sport focused and sport related subjects including, marketing, sports media, management & sports PR. The Bond University diploma programs take only eight months to complete allowing you to transition into the third semester of a Bond degree and complete your studies sooner.
Below is an example of some of the degrees our diploma programs credit into.
|Diploma Program||Bachelor Program||Number of Credits|
|Diploma of Sport Management||Bachelor of Sport Management||8|
|Diploma of Sport Management||Bachelor of Business||8|
- Complete your diploma in only eight months
- Integrate into the university environment from day one
- Have the support of extra tutorials just for diploma students
- Articulate into the third semester of the corresponding bachelor program
About the program
The Diploma of Sport Management offers a range of subjects to equip students with the necessary knowledge to work with sporting teams, clubs, players and organisations. The Diploma of Sport Management will teach students the core skills to enhance their career prospects, whether they are school leavers or aspire to upgrade their qualifications. Show more
The Diploma of Sport Management offers a range of subjects to equip students with the necessary knowledge to work with sporting teams, clubs, players and organisations. The Diploma of Sport Management will teach students the core skills to enhance their career prospects, whether they are school leavers or aspire to upgrade their qualifications. This Diploma program will provide an understanding of sport and athlete development, how to produce sporting information and media content, and gain skills such as managing teams, leadership, communicating in groups, conflict resolution, problem-solving, rational and critical thinking, and managing finances. Successful completion of the Diploma of Sport Management will provide students with a pathway to the Bachelor of Sport Management, or position them to seek employment in sports, event or player management, or sporting, recreational clubs and professional organisations. The Diploma of Sport Management can also provide a pathway into the Bond University Bachelor of Communication, Bachelor of Business and Bachelor of Communications (Business) with a possible 80 credit points credited towards a new program of study. Show less
|Duration||2 semesters (8 months)|
|Study area||Business and Commerce, Foundation Programs, Sport|
|Credit for prior study||For more details on applying for credit, please contact the Student Business Centre: [email protected]|
*Credit articulations for Diploma studies into bachelor programs may vary depending on the program. Students are advised to confirm credit arrangements prior to commencement of their Diploma program.
The Diploma of Sport Management is a two semester (full-time) program of 8 subjects and 1 compulsory skills building subject.
Students must complete the following mandatory subjects for the Diploma of Sport Management:
- BCAS01-020 Academic Skills*
- BCDP02-033 Introduction to Global Citizenship
- BCDP02-101 Critical Thinking and Communication (CORE11-112)
- BCDP02-102 Leadership and Team Dynamics (CORE11-102)
- BCDP02-005 Marketing (MKTG11-100)
Students must complete four of the following elective subjects for the Diploma of Sport Management:
- BCDP02-008 Accounting for Decision Making (ACCT11-100)**
- BCDP02-019 Sport Information (SPMT12-103)
- BCDP02-020 Sport Public Relations (PUBR13-314)
- BCDP02-021 Sport Development (SPMT12-121)
- BCDP02-043 Event Management (HRTM12-209)***
- BCDP02-049 WHS Risk Management (HRTM12-212)
*BCAS01-020 Academic Skills is a compulsory 0 credit point subject that provides you with core academic skills including referencing, academic writing and time management. It must be completed in your first semester (weeks 2 to 6).
** Subjects available from 2019 onwards.
*** Subject not Available from 2019 onwards
Recommended study plan
For information regarding appropriate enrolment for each semester, we recommend that students see the Program Structure and Sequence webpage.
The below fees are based on an average per semester cost, fees may vary based on which subjects are selected and the number of subjects enrolled in for each semester:
- 2019 fees: $14,720 per semester (based on 4 subjects per semester)
- 2020 fees: $15,680 per semester (based on 4 subjects per semester)
When considering the fees associated with your studies, keep in mind that Bond’s accelerated schedule means you can finish your degree sooner and be out in the workforce up to a year earlier than if you went to another university.
This time saving also represents a substantial reduction in accommodation and living costs, plus a full year of extra earnings.
Completion of grade 12 or equivalent (OP 16 to 21/ATAR 58.20-45.25) or on a case by case basis as approved by the General Manager of Bond University College. A range of criteria is also used, such as extracurricular involvement and personal attributes, including outstanding leadership and community involvement qualities. Bond University College offers tertiary preparation programs (Foundation Program and University Preparation Program) for students who do not currently have the required academic qualifications.
- Work experience - ANZCO Skill level 3 for 1 year full-time equivalent
- Incomplete Certificate IV in Adult Tertiary Preparation (passing grades in 2 subjects)
- STAT result of 144
- OP ineligible Schedule equivalent rank to OP 16 to 21
For alternate means of entry such as work experience or the Special Tertiary Admissions Test please contact the Office of Future Students.
English language requirements
- Pass in Bond University College EAP Level 2, or
- IELTS 6 (no subscore less than 5.5)
Read more detailed information on English language proficiency requirements for university study.
How to apply
Bond University is a member of the Australian Sport Commission’s Elite Athlete Friendly University Agreement (EAFUA). Through this agreement, Bond is dedicated to supporting elite athletes in the balanced pursuit of their academic and sporting goals by introducing more flexible academic regulations and requirements for elite student athletes.Read more