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Gain the competitive edge to your Sport Management career

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 Diploma in Sport Management enables students and practitioners from various backgrounds to develop advanced knowledge and skills relevant to navigating managerial challenges and opportunities in the international sport industry.

This program is designed to enhance the career opportunities of established professionals, as well as assist individuals currently working in other sectors develop some of the advanced knowledge and skills required to work in this unique sector.

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

Graduates are also eligible to progress into the Master of Sport Management to further develop knowledge and skills relating to management in the diverse sport industry. Subjects completed in the Graduate Diploma program are credited to the Masters program

Key features

  • Complete your diploma in only eight months
  • Unique pathway to progress into the Master of Sport Management.
  • Enhance the career opportunities of established professionals.

About the program

The Graduate Diploma in Sport Management enables students and practitioners from various backgrounds to develop advanced knowledge and skills relevant to navigating managerial challenges and opportunities in the international sport industry. This program is designed to enhance the career opportunities of established professionals, as well as assist individuals currently working in other sectors develop some of the advanced knowledge and skills required to work in this unique sector. Show more

The Graduate Diploma in Sport Management enables students and practitioners from various backgrounds to develop advanced knowledge and skills relevant to navigating managerial challenges and opportunities in the international sport industry. This program is designed to enhance the career opportunities of established professionals, as well as assist individuals currently working in other sectors develop some of the advanced knowledge and skills required to work in this unique sector. Graduates are also eligible to progress into the Master of Sport Management to further develop knowledge and skills relating to management in the diverse sport industry. Subjects completed in the Graduate Diploma program are credited to the Master program. 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. 
Duration2 semesters (8 months)
Starting semesters
  • September 2020
  • January 2021
  • September 2021
  • January 2022
  • September 2022
  • January 2023
  • September 2023
Program typePostgraduate Diploma
Study areaBusiness and Commerce, Sport
Program codeBN-13126
CRICOS code096561F
Credit for prior studyFor more details on applying for credit, please contact the Student Business Centre: [email protected]

The Graduate Diploma of Sport Management program comprises 8 subjects, as follows:

Directed elective subjects (6)
(students must complete six (6) of the following subjects)

Elective (2)

  • Students can choose 20 Credit Points of General Elective Subjects (20cp).
  • General elective – A subject that may be chosen from any subject on offer across the University provided requisites, enrolment restrictions and any other faculty requirements have been met.  

Opportunity 

Students may also choose one of the following opportunities to use your elective subject to have international experiences or an Internship opportunity provided you meet the requirements. Please discuss with the Enrolment Advisor in the Student Business Centre.

Study Tour
  • The Study Tour requires approval from the Faculty. (Please note that additional costs and visa requirements are associated with this subject).
Business Internship
Individual Study Topic
  • The Individual Study Topic is only available in exceptional circumstances and requires the Program Director's approval.

    Please visit BBS Program Structure and Sequencing for guidance on study plans. 

    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:

    • 2020 fees: $20,280 per semester (based on 4 subjects per semester)
    • 2021 fees: $21,000 per semester (based on 4 subjects per semester)

    Price may vary depending on elective discipline choice.

    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.

    Find out your financing options and other costs to consider.

    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 Diploma in Sport Management is designed to challenge students to critically analyse the growing interaction between sport, business and the international arena, as well as to broaden your knowledge and skills relating to high performance sport, sustainable event management, strategic sport marketing, and sport law and governance.  

    The Graduate Diploma provides a unique pathway to progress into the Master of Sport Management. Both programs are designed to build on your existing skill sets and experience and prepare you for a range of leadership and management roles in sport specific disciplines. Subjects completed in the Graduate Diploma are credited to the Master program.