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A 360-hour practical experience in the sport development and management field.
The paper provides students with supervised leadership and professional development opportunities in a range of workplace, community-based and on-campus settings. Run as a co-requisite with SPEX 517, these papers are intended to help ‘scaffold’ students from the tertiary to professional workplace environments. Practicums and internships offer students the chance to apply knowledge from their degree to support their development of professional ‘knowing’ and judgement.
|Subject||Sport, Physical Education and Exercise|
|Teaching period(s)||Semester 1
Semester 1 (On campus)
Semester 2 (Distance learning)
Semester 2 (On campus)
1st Non standard period (28 February 2022 - 24 February 2023) (Distance learning)
1st Non standard period (28 February 2022 - 24 February 2023) (On campus)
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$2,552.50|
|International Tuition Fees||Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.|
- SPEX 517
- Limited to
- Teaching staff
- A workplace supervisor from the organisation
- A nominated advisor from the Masters of Sport Development and Management programme
Students will be provided with internship and coursework practicum materials that outline required reading, student and supervisor responsibilities and clarify assignment requirements.
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Critical thinking, Research, Teamwork, Lifelong learning, Self-motivation, Communication.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
- Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete the paper will:
- Assimilate theoretical, practice-based, ethical and situational data to arrive at workable solutions that meet client and organisational goals
- Examine how exercise, sport and health organisations function in national and international settings
- Analyse and make informed comment on their own and others' professional practices in an organisation, through experience and reflection
- Build productive working relationships with group members and placement colleagues
- Articulate the relevance of previous personal and educational experiences to the situated environment
- Improve skills in listening, reading, reasoning, and questioning that enable independent learning
- Develop skills in presenting and communicating written and verbal information on issues related to particular sport, exercise or health organisations and their practices