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Area/Catalogue
HLTH 2028

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
153180

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
Yes

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Timetable/s

Second Semester
(Study Period 5)

Course aim

This course aims to enable students to develop an understanding of the relationship between sport, coaching and community development and to build planning and leadership skills to engage with various practical applications of community development through sport.

Course content

Sport as a strategy for community development; the International Framework of community development through sport; relevance of sport-based community development for health and wellbeing in an Australian context; psychological and social aspects of participation in sport; social exclusion from sport; key sociological concepts underpinning community development through sport and relevance to health and well being – including social capital, social inclusion, social cohesion, cultural inclusion and cross-cultural efficacy; sport & social capital; basic community coaching skills; coaching life-skills through sport; planning, developing and delivering sport-based community development activities.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

27 units of completed coursework

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Lecture 1 hour x 10 weeks
Tutorial 1 hour x 12 weeks
Field Placement 4 hours x 10 weeks
Workshop (Coaching Workshop) 4 hours x 1 week

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Test - 15% 1 hour
Group assignment - 35% -
Report 1500 words 40% -
Participation - 10% Ongoing

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.1250
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 1)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

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