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Area/Catalogue
SPRC 2016

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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

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Course ID
155241

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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 owner

Course owner
School of Management

Course aim

This course will give students a sound understanding of the athletic journey from grassroots participation through to elite competition focusing on the managerial requirements that facilitate this process.

Course content

Students will examine a variety of applied approaches to recruiting and retaining sport participants. They will then examine the high performance pathway, gaining insight into operational requirements of talent identification and high performance competition whilst gaining appreciation of the unique pressures and commitments required of the developing elite athlete. The course concludes with a focus on elite sport, specifically examining competition requirements of the elite athlete, the role of the player manager and life-after-sport for the elite athlete.

Textbook(s)

Sotiriadou, P & De Bosscher, V 2013, Managing high performance sport, Routledge, Abington, Oxon, UK.

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Preparatory 1 x 1 week
Lecture 2 hours x 10 weeks
Tutorial 1 hour x 10 weeks
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
External 3 hours x 10 weeks

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 WEST
Continuous assessment 900 words 20% N/A
Essay 1800 words 40% N/A
Case study 1800 words 40% N/A
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
Continuous assessment 900 words 20% N/A
Essay 1800 words 40% N/A
Case study 1800 words 40% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 3)
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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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