Programme: BAHons Option: Sport and Leisure in Society

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Code Faculty
01240508 Faculty of Humanities
Credits Duration
Duration of study: 1 year Total credits: 135
Prof A Goslin
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Admission requirements

  • A bachelor's degree with Human Movement Science, Sport and Leisure Studies or Sports Sciences as major (or equivalent degree subject to approval of the head of department and with the approval of Senate).

Minimum credits: 135

Fundamental modules

  • Module content:

    The philosophy of sport and recreation examines the following themes: The history and basic philosophical principles of sport and recreation. Philosophic approaches to sport and recreation management. The future of and career perspectives on sport and recreation in the 21st century. Sportsmanship. Cheating and fair play in sport. Good competition and drug-enhanced performance. Sport and the technological image of man. Human dimensions of bodylines and their embodiment in sport and recreation. The nature of play and sport.

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  • Module content:

    This module makes use of the textbook by Thomas, JR, Nelson, JK and Silverman, SJ, 2010, Research Methods in Physical Activity, as the basis for research in sport and recreation. The subsections of this module are qualitative research, quantitative research and statistics. The student has the opportunity to demonstrate an understanding of the module through the medium of a research proposal, a research manuscript, a written examination and a research project presentation.

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Core modules

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