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2069

Undergraduate - Course

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NOTE: This course has been updated - please refer to the 2012 handbook change register for details.

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

Telephone +61 3 9904 4291 or email education.peninsula@monash.edu or visit http://www.education.monash.edu.

Course coordinator

http://www.education.monash.edu.au/courses/student-advisers.html

Notes

  • Unit codes that are not linked to their entry in the handbook are not available for study in the current year.
  • 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.

Outcomes

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.

Special requirements

Students are required to complete a swimming rescue certificate or AUSTSWIM certificate or Swim Teacher's Certificate (ASCTA) and a First Aid certificate (minimum Level II) as part of their course requirements. Both must be current at the time of graduation.

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 six-point discipline units in consultation with the Bachelor of Sport and Outdoor Recreation 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 the Bachelor of Sport and Outdoor Recreation course adviser

Third year

Sport and outdoor recreation

  • EDF3613 Trends, controversies and issues 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 Bachelor of Sport and Outdoor Recreation electives in consultation with the course adviser

Award(s)

Bachelor of Sport and Outdoor Recreation