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Monash University Handbook 2011 Undergraduate - Course

This course entry should be read in conjunction with information provided in the 'Faculty information' section of this Handbook by the Faculty of Education

Managing facultyEducation
Abbreviated titleBSport&OutRec
CRICOS code072260F
Total credit points required144
Standard duration of study (years)3 years FT
Study mode and locationOn-campus (Peninsula)
Admission, fee and application details http://www.monash.edu/study/coursefinder/course/2069
Contact details

Education (Peninsula): telephone +61 3 9904 4291, email peninsulacourseinfo@monash.edu.

Course coordinator

http://education.monash.edu.au/courses/advisors.html#course2069

Notes

  • Full-time study only.
  • This course requires students to undertake off-campus fieldwork.

Description

This course offers an interdisciplinary program which focuses specifically on the employment and training needs of those employed in the expanding sport and outdoor recreation industries. The course offers sequences of units for students in areas such as outdoor leadership and guiding, physically active communities, sports coaching and development, physical and outdoor education. Graduates of the program will have qualifications which enable them to enter the sport and outdoor recreation and tourism industries.

Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course it is expected that students will have:

  • developed the knowledge and skills of those seeking to work in the sport, outdoor recreation, and active lifestyles, health and wellbeing promotion professions
  • developed the interdisciplinary knowledge, skills and leadership, coaching and/or instructional competencies in sport and outdoor recreation
  • understood the community and lifespan perspectives of physical activity, outdoor experiences and their role in health promotion, wellbeing and sustainable living
  • understood the need for professional, safe and appropriate standards of competence in sport and outdoor recreation.

Fieldwork

Students must successfully complete the outdoor experiences and physical activity requirements of each unit (approximately 40-60 days total over the program duration).

Structure

This course comprises units in sport and outdoor recreation and minor studies incorporating compulsory and elective units, and fieldwork.

Requirements

First year

Sport and outdoor recreation

  • EDF1611 Introduction to sport and outdoor recreation
  • EDF1612 Foundations of outdoor recreation
  • EDF1613 Biophysical foundations of physical activity A
  • EDF1614 Biophysical foundations of physical activity B
  • EDF1615 Experiential environmental education
  • EDF1616 Lifespan physical activity and wellness

Minor studies

  • two approved 6-point discipline units in consultation with BSOR course adviser

Second year

Sport and outdoor recreation

  • EDF2611 Experiencing aquatic environments
  • EDF2612 Experiential education in sport and outdoor recreation
  • EDF2613 Adventure education
  • EDF2614 Outdoor leadership and programming
  • EDF2615 Community physical activity and wellness
  • EDF2616 Coaching

Minor studies

  • two approved 6-point discipline units in consultation with BSOR course adviser

Third year

Sport and outdoor recreation

  • EDF3613 Trends, issues and controversies in sport and outdoor recreation or EDF3622 Advanced sports coaching and development
  • EDF3615 Experiencing the Australian landscape or EDF3619 Sport and physical activity education
  • EDF3617 Professional practice in sport and outdoor recreation
  • EDF3618 Research planning in sport and outdoor recreation
  • Four approved BSOR electives in consultation with BSOR course adviser

Award(s)

Bachelor of Sport and Outdoor Recreation