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Study Sport and Leisure Studies at Otago

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Overview

Sport and Leisure Studies is available as a major for the Bachelor of Physical Education (BPhEd).

This major deals with the socio-psychological and socio-cultural aspects of sport, leisure and physical activity, examining their role, purpose and status in everyday life. Subject areas include: Sport Psychology, Sport Sociology, Sport Management, Sport History, Sport Coaching, Body Culture, Sport, Media and Culture, Exercise Psychology and Leisure Dimensions.

Contact details

School of Physical Education, Sport and Exercise Sciences

Email physical-education@otago.ac.nz
Website otago.ac.nz/physed

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Programme Requirements

Bachelor of Physical Education (BPhEd) majoring in Sport and Leisure Studies

YearPapersPoints
1st year

PHSE 101  Sociocultural Foundations of Physical Education

PHSE 102  Biophysical Foundations of Physical Education

PHSE 103  Movement Education: Dance and Gymnastics

PHSE 191 Human Body Systems 1 (for BPhEd) or HUBS 191  Human Body Systems 1

PHSE 192 Human Body Systems 2 (for BPhEd) or HUBS 192  Human Body Systems 2

36 points from any degree

18

18

18

18

18

36

2nd year

PHSE 202  Movement Analysis and Control

PHSE 203  Exercise Physiology

PHSE 204  History of Sport

PHSE 205  Psychology of Sport

PHSE 206  Sociology of Sport

PHSE 104   Applied Physical Experiences

ANAT 250  Functional Anatomy

18

18

18

18

18

18

18

3rd and 4th year

Five of PHSE 320, PHSE 330, PHSE 331PHSE 333, PHSE 334, PHSE 335, PHSE 336, PHSE 337, PHSE 338, PHSE 339, PHSE 340, PHSE 422, PHSE 423, PHSE 424, PHSE 425, PHSE 426, PHSE 430 normally including at least one at 400-level

36 further PHSE points at 200-level or above

126 points from any degree, including 54 points at 200-level or above

90

 

 
36

126

Total 504

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Bachelor of Physical Education with Honours (BPhEd(Hons)) in Sport and Leisure Studies

Papers

Prerequisites:
PHSE 391  Research Design and Analysis, or an approved methods paper
At least 36 points from PHSE 320, PHSE 330, PHSE 331, PHSE 333, PHSE 334, PHSE 335, PHSE 336, PHSE 337, PHSE 338, PHSE 339, PHSE 340, PHSE 422, PHSE 423, PHSE 424, PHSE 425, PHSE 426, PHSE 430
Other approved papers worth at least 72 points, at least 36 points of which must be above 100-level

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