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HL30194: Advanced issues in sport management, development & policy

Follow this link for further information on academic years Academic Year: 2014/5
Further information on owning departmentsOwning Department/School: Department for Health
Further information on credits Credits: 12
Further information on unit levels Level: Honours (FHEQ level 6)
Further information on teaching periods Period: Semester 1
Further information on unit assessment Assessment Summary: CW 100%
Further information on unit assessment Assessment Detail:
  • Coursework (5000 words) (CW 100%)
Further information on supplementary assessment Supplementary Assessment: Like-for-like reassessment (where allowed by programme regulations)
Further information on requisites Requisites: Before taking this unit you must take HL20134
Further information on descriptions Description: Aims:
To gain an advanced theoretical and critical understanding of the range of knowledge and skills underpinning sports management, policy development.
To appreciate the range of roles within the profession.

Learning Outcomes:
Students completing this unit will:
* Have gained an understanding of the range of knowledge and skills underpinning sports management, development and policy.
* Will appreciate the range of roles within the professions and will explore the individual requirements of a specific role.
* Will be able to explain and discuss the relevance of mainstream management, policy and development theories and practices within an applied sports context.
* Understand and utilise reflective practice to enhance and develop the specific skills / abilities needed in a professional environment.

Comprehensive and scholarly written communication (e.g. essays) F/A
Effective oral communication (e.g. seminar presentations) F/A
Ability to develop rigorous arguments through precise use of concepts and models. T/F/A
Ability to apply theory into practice. F/A
Ability to produce work to agreed specifications and deadlines. F/A
Ability to work effectively as part of a group or team. F

Critical Reflection on Knowledges for the Sports Industry
Theoretical advances & contemporary issues in sports management, policy & development
Application of knowledges to practice
Skills Underpinning Sports Management, Policy And Development Practice:
* Interpersonal skills: (e.g. time management, personnel management, planning, financial, information technology, presentational, written and communication).
Further information on programme availabilityProgramme availability:

HL30194 is Optional on the following programmes:

Department for Health
  • UHHL-AKB10 : BA(Hons) Coach Education & Sports Development with Professional Placement (Year 4)
  • UHHL-AFB11 : BA(Hons) Sport & Social Sciences (Year 3)
  • UHHL-AKB11 : BA(Hons) Sport & Social Sciences with Professional Placement (Year 4)

* This unit catalogue is applicable for the 2014/15 academic year only. Students continuing their studies into 2015/16 and beyond should not assume that this unit will be available in future years in the format displayed here for 2014/15.
* Programmes and units are subject to change at any time, in accordance with normal University procedures.
* Availability of units will be subject to constraints such as staff availability, minimum and maximum group sizes, and timetabling factors as well as a student's ability to meet any pre-requisite rules.