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SPEX312 Advanced Sociology of Sport

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A sociological examination of contemporary issues related to the cultural, political and economic impact of sport and exercise both locally and globally.

Paper title Advanced Sociology of Sport
Paper code SPEX312
Subject Sport, Physical Education and Exercise
EFTS 0.15
Points 18 points
Teaching period Semester 1 (On campus)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $946.50
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $5,213.25

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Prerequisite
54 points from Arts and Music and/or Commerce Schedule C or PHSE 206 or SPEX 208
Schedule C
Arts and Music, Science
Eligibility

Suitable for students interested in the socio-cultural dimensions of sport

Contact

mark.falcous@otago.ac.nz

Teaching staff

Course Coordinator: Dr Mark Falcous

Textbooks

There is no compulsory textbook. A reading list will be provided, most of which are available via Blackboard or electronically through the Central Library.

Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Lifelong learning, Critical thinking, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes

On completing the paper students will have:

  • Gained an appreciation of the complexity of popular cultural forms, such as sport, in the construction and reproduction of important cultural values, meanings, experiences and identities. In turn, you are encouraged to develop your own personal "politics of the popular".
  • Developed a critical understanding of contemporary cultural issues and problems within the sociology of sport.
  • Developed a theoretically informed awareness of the ways in which identities and cultural practices are culturally constructed both within and outside of sport.
  • Gained an understanding of the nature of intersecting identities, both locally and globally.

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Timetable

Semester 1

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
A1 Monday 09:00-09:50 9-13, 15-16, 18-22
Friday 09:00-10:50 9-12, 15-22

A sociological examination of contemporary issues related to the cultural, political and economic impact of sport and exercise both locally and globally.

Paper title Advanced Sociology of Sport
Paper code SPEX312
Subject Sport, Physical Education and Exercise
EFTS 0.15
Points 18 points
Teaching period Semester 1 (On campus)
Domestic Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for 2022 have not yet been set
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Prerequisite
54 points from Arts and Music and/or Commerce Schedule C or PHSE 206 or SPEX 208
Schedule C
Arts and Music, Science
Eligibility

Suitable for students interested in the socio-cultural dimensions of sport

Contact

Paper Co-ordinator: Associate Professor Mark Falcous; contact mark.falcous@otago.ac.nz

Teaching staff

Paper Co-ordinator: Associate Professor Mark Falcous; contact mark.falcous@otago.ac.nz

Textbooks

There is no compulsory textbook. A reading list will be provided, most of which are available via Blackboard or electronically through the Central Library.

Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Lifelong learning, Critical thinking, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes

On completing the paper students will have:

  • Gained an appreciation of the complexity of popular cultural forms, such as sport, in the construction and reproduction of important cultural values, meanings, experiences and identities. In turn, you are encouraged to develop your own personal "politics of the popular".
  • Developed a critical understanding of contemporary cultural issues and problems within the sociology of sport.
  • Developed a theoretically informed awareness of the ways in which identities and cultural practices are culturally constructed both within and outside of sport.
  • Gained an understanding of the nature of intersecting identities, both locally and globally.

^ Top of page

Timetable

Semester 1

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
A1 Monday 09:00-09:50 9-15, 18-22
Friday 09:00-10:50 9-14, 17-22