Gain your international advantage by combining Sport Management and Project Management
The May semester for this program will be delivered remotely. In these extraordinary times, students will be able to access Bond's exceptional, personalised learning experience from all around the world. Learn more about remote learning at Bond
The combined degree of Master of Sport Management/Master of Project Management is designed to equip students with the expertise in planning, implementation and management of sporting projects and programs.
Students learn to integrate project management with sport management, leading to more strategic positions in their organisation by overseeing new initiatives involving the management of scope, time, cost and risk.
The Master of Project Management is accredited by RICS, PMI and AIPM.
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.
Graduate with two Master's degrees, in just two years.
The double degree program is designed to enhance the career opportunities of professionals already in the sporting or project management industry, as well as assist individuals aspiring to develop a career in this unique sector.
- Complete two Masters degrees, in two years
- Various subjects include industry-based assessment activities that are delivered in conjunction with industry
- Learn via a combination of lectures, tutorials, seminars, workshops, case studies, field trips, examinations, presentations, internship and industry projects.
About the program
The Master of Sport Management / Master of Project Management has been designed to equip students with the expertise in the planning, implementation and management of sporting projects and programs. The combination degree explores the professional challenges and opportunities for managers in the complex international sporting landscape from a grassroots level to elite professional sports organisations and events. Show more
The Master of Sport Management / Master of Project Management has been designed to equip students with the expertise in the planning, implementation and management of sporting projects and programs. The combination degree explores the professional challenges and opportunities for managers in the complex international sporting landscape from a grassroots level to elite professional sports organisations and events. The addition of project management skills enables graduates to access more strategic positions in their organisations and to be responsible for overseeing new initiatives involving the management of scope, time, cost and risk. The program is designed to enhance the career opportunities of established professionals, as well as assist individuals aspiring to develop a career in this unique sector. Show less
The May 2020 semester will be delivered remotely.
|Duration||6 semesters (2 years)|
|Program type||Masters Coursework|
|Study area||Business and Commerce|
|Credit for prior study||For more details on applying for credit, please contact the Student Business Centre: [email protected]|
The combined degree provides you with the professional outcomes and opportunities of both individual degrees but at a reduced overall time and cost.
The Master of Sports Management / Master of Project Management enables students to integrate project management with sports management, and graduate with two Master's degrees. Various exit options also exist.
View the Master of Sport Management / Master of Project Management - Program Structure and Sequencing for students commencing May 2018
View the Master of Sport Management / Master of Project Management - Program Structure and Sequencing for students who commenced prior to May 2018
You must complete all of the following subjects:
- FINC71-600: Managerial Finance
- IBUS71-301: Strategy
- LAWS77-521: Global Sports Law and Governance
- MGMT71-600: Behaviour in Organisations
- MKTG71-312: Internet and Social Media Marketing
- MKTG71-600: Marketing Fundamentals
- SDCM71-323: Expert Witness and Dispute Resolution
- SDIM71-201: Risk Management
- SPMT71-115: International Sport Business
- SPMT71-120: Managing Sustainable Sport Events and Venues
- SPMT71-125: Managing High Performance Sport
- SSUD71-103: Principles of Project Management
- SSUD71-111: Project Finance and Procurement
- SSUD71-305: Project Portfolio and Program Management
- SSUD71-403: Project Resource Planning
- SSUD74-200: Research Project (20cp)
- STAT71-102: Analysis and Application
Learning & teaching methodology
The Master of Sports Management / Project Management comprises a combination of lectures, tutorials, seminars, workshops, case studies, field trips, examinations, presentations, internship and industry projects. Students benefit from the extensive professional experience of academic staff in a range of fields, as well as their professional networks.
The program places an emphasis on real-world experience from the first semester. Many of the subjects in the program include industry-based assessment activities that are delivered in conjunction with industry. This inclusion of small projects mirrors the real world contexts in which graduates will be employed and enables students to develop their own advanced professional competencies.
Visiting guests with extensive experience will also participate in field trips, workshops and lectures to provide students with insight into the practice requirements and career opportunities of the industry.
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: $13,878 per semester (based on 3 subjects per semester)
- 2021 fees: $14,373 per semester (based on 3 subjects per semester)
To support students during the economic crisis created by the current pandemic, financial aid will be provided to students in Semester 2 in 2020. This is in the form of a one-off tuition fee relief, which will be a 20% reduction in Semester 2 tuition fees. For more information, see the Frequently Asked Questions.
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.
Academic entry requirements
Successful completion of a Bachelor degree in a discipline related to the diverse areas of project management or sport management including management, business, marketing, finance, accounting, law, public relations, exercise and sports science.
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
How to apply
Bond University enjoys affiliations with numerous local, national and international sport organisations which grant access to real life opportunities including internships, work experience and research. Many practitioners from national and state sport governing bodies and sport organisations across professional, semi-professional and amateur levels of sport are involved in the delivery of classroom based material and workshops, as well as program governance through the maintenance of the External Industry Program Advisory Committee.
Find out about the Industry Advisory Board.
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