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Master of Sport Management / Master of Project Management

Where will your degree take you?

The world of sport is always fast paste, with managers juggling several projects with competing deadlines at once. A dual degree in sport management and project management will equip professionals with the knowledge, skills, and tools to strategically manage and effectively deliver and implement projects in this field. Graduates of this program may find employment opportunities in the government, community, private and not-for-profit sectors including government, sport, tourism and recreation services, sport venue management, sport advertising, media relations, sponsorship, and marketing.


Sport event manager

Sport event managers are responsible for the planning and execution of local and major sport events. Other types of duties include, liaising with marketing professionals for the design of event collateral, managing event personnel, collaborating with sport coaches and teams, and negotiating price points with event contractors.

Sport marketer

Sport marketers are responsible for promoting sport teams, players and events by creating effective advertising and building brand association. Responsibilities may include securing sponsorships for sporting teams and events, advertising and promotion of sporting events, building relationships with sporting organisations, as well as plan and execute integrated marketing campaigns.

Sport manager

Sport managers are responsible for the promotion and coordination of sport activities as well as oversee the participation, travel and logistics of players and coaches and other special groups in sport.

Project manager

A Project Manager leads project planning and manages the team responsible for the project’s delivery. Project Managers coordinate all the many moving parts that make a project successful, from ideation through to completion. Project manager roles in Australia are typically advertised between $120k and $200k according to Seek (November 2021).

Professional accreditation

Bond is the only university in Australia with its Master of Project Management recognised by all three industry bodies including Australian Institute of Project Management (AIPM), Project Management Institute (PMI), and Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).

Accreditation benefits Bond’s project management students by ensuring they study programs that measure up to industry standards meaning they graduate ready for the workforce and eligible to apply for professional membership.

Graduate outcomes

This dual degree program is specifically designed to develop leaders in the sporting world, who use creative thought, event expertise and strategic management to transform the sporting industry.

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By 2027, the world will need 88.7 million project managers.

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Program learning outcomes

Program Learning Outcomes provide a broad and measurable set of standards that incorporate a range of knowledge, skills and abilities that will be achieved on completion of the program. These outcomes will help you determine whether this program aligns with your professional pathway, career and learning goals.

Take your skill set to the next level

Extend your learning beyond the completion of your degree. Consider progressing on your journey to sharpen your skills and expand your knowledge in business and other specialised areas through these learning opportunities.

Higher Degree Research

Further study might qualify for Higher Degree Research in the form of Bond’s Master of Philosophy or Doctor of Philosophy.

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Whether you are looking to upskill, advance your career, change direction or dive deeper into a specific area, Bond University offers a range of executive training and professional development courses to help you get ahead with our microcredential courses.

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Further study options

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