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Kick your future goals with the Graduate Certificate in Sport Management

The September semester for this program will be delivered in a multi-modal format, with classes designed to support and engage all learners. Whether they’re on campus or abroad, all students will be able to access Bond’s exceptional and personalised learning experience through dynamic and interactive lectures, tutorials, seminars, workshops and lab sessions.  

The Graduate Certificate in Sport Management program has been designed for students to achieve an integrated knowledge base using an evidence based, case study approach.  

Students will gain a strong foundation in required sport management sub-disciplines including finance, high performance sport, organisational behaviour, and international sport business management. The program is also appropriate for professionals seeking to upgrade their qualifications, and/or to achieve a career change from another field into the diverse sport industry.

Challenge yourself to analyse the growing interaction between the sport and business arena

Successful completion makes students eligible to enrol in the Graduate Diploma in Sport Management and subsequent Master of Sport Management. Subjects completed in the Graduate Certificate are credited to the Diploma.

Key features

  • Complete your Graduate Certificate in just 4 months
  • Pathway into the Graduate Diploma in Sport Management and subsequent Master of Sport Management.
  • Best for those looking to up skill or break into the sporting industry

About the program

The Graduate Certificate in Sport Management is designed to provide students with introductory knowledge and skills to work with sporting teams, clubs, players and events.  The program has been designed to achieve an integrated knowledge base using an evidence-based, case study approach. Show more

The Graduate Certificate in Sport Management is designed to provide students with introductory knowledge and skills to work with sporting teams, clubs, players and events.  The program has been designed to achieve an integrated knowledge base using an evidence-based, case study approach.  Students gain a strong foundation in required sport management sub-disciplines including finance, high-performance sport, organisational behaviour, and international sport business management.  Successful graduates from this certificate program are eligible to enrol in the Graduate Diploma in Sport Management.  This certificate program is useful for graduates from other cognate areas with ambitions to enter into the field of sport management.  It is also appropriate for professionals seeking to upgrade their qualifications, and/or to achieve a career change from another field into the diverse sport industry.  Show less

ModeOn Campus and Remote
Due to current travel restrictions, this program will temporarily be delivered using a mixture of on-campus, remote and multi-modal classes to support and engage all students, from all parts of the world.
Duration1 semester (4 months)
Starting semesters
  • September 2020
  • January 2021
  • September 2021
  • January 2022
  • September 2022
  • January 2023
  • September 2023
Program typePostgraduate Certificate
Study areaBusiness and Commerce, Sport
Program codeBN-13125
CRICOS code096560G
Credit for prior studyFor more details on applying for credit, please contact the Student Business Centre: [email protected]

The below fees are based on the total estimated program fee. Fees each semester may vary based on which subjects are selected and the number of subjects enrolled in for each semester.

Total program fee:

  • Students commencing study in 2020: $20,280
  • Students commencing study in 2021: $21,000

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 most other universities.

This time saving also represents a substantial reduction in accommodation and living costs, plus a full year of extra earnings.

Find out your financing options and other costs to consider.

Tuition fees are subject to change on an annual basis and will be charged at the appropriate fee for the year of enrolment.

* Note: for students commencing January 2021 the University has held the 2020 tuition fee amount in recognition of the current circumstances, with 2021 fees effective only from the University’s May 2021 semester.

Academic entry requirements

Completion of an Australian Qualifications Framework Level 7 Bachelor degree in a field cognate to the proposed degree.

Please contact the Office of Future Students for further information.

English language proficiency requirements

As tuition is delivered in English, all students will be required to provide documented evidence of the required level of proficiency in the English language. Read more detailed information on English language proficiency requirements for university study.

Credit for prior study

Subject credits may be awarded for previous studies. To apply for credits, you will need to submit academic transcripts including detailed subject outlines/course descriptions for each relevant subject and/or certified copies of testamurs to the Office of Future Students. Please refer to how to apply for credit for more information

Key dates

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How to apply

In order to apply for study at Bond University, you will need to complete the online application form. To find out more about the application process please refer to how to apply.

Future outcomes

The Bond University Graduate Certificate in Sport Management is designed to challenge students to critically analyse the growing interaction between sport, business and the international arena. 

For those already employed in sport, successful completion of the Graduate Certificate may build on your existing skills, education and training to enable your transition to the next career level. Alternatively, for those seeking to crack into the growing international sport industry, the Graduate Certificate is an opportunity to build industry-relevant knowledge and skill sets so that you are competitively positioned for employment. Successful completion also makes you eligible to enrol in the Graduate Diploma in Sport Management and subsequent Master of Sport Management. Subjects completed in the Graduate Certificate are credited to the Diploma.

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