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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 a mixture of on-campus, mixed mode and remote classes. All students will be able to access Bond’s exceptional, personalised learning experience regardless of their location. For students who are able to attend campus, we are working toward the resumption of face-to-face classes especially for small group instruction such as 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.

Postgraduate scholarships

In 2020 we are offering a number of partial tuition fee 30th Anniversary Postgraduate Scholarships to high achieving domestic students applying to commence postgraduate studies at Bond University in either the May or September semester.

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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
Multi-modal delivery with a combination of on-campus, mixed mode and remote classes.
Duration2 semesters (8 months)
Starting semesters
  • September 2020
  • January 2021
  • September 2021
  • January 2022
  • September 2022
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 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.

You must complete all of the following seven subjects: 

Students must choose one (1) of the following.

*Subject names and structure may change

Recommended Study Structure for students Admitted From 2018

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

Recommended Study Structure for students Admitted prior to 2018

Please visit HSM 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.