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Study Sport and Leisure Studies at Otago

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New curriculum for the School of Physical Education, Sport & Exercise

A number of changes have been made to the School of Physical Education, Sport & Exercise curriculum.

From 2019 the Bachelor of Physical Education has been replaced with a range of major and minor subjects. The following major subjects are available:

The above subjects are also available as the Science major subject for the Bachelor of Arts and Science (BASc).

See the School of Physical Education, Sport & Exercise website for more information about these major subjects, as well as the minor subjects that are available.

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BPhEd students continuing in the programme in 2019

If you are continuing in the Bachelor of Physical Education in 2019 you should contact the School of Physical Education, Sport and Exercise Sciences for advice on the papers to take in 2019 or other requirements to be fulfilled.

You will then be able to complete your application through your eVision portal. Paper selection will open in early September.

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

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

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.

Programme Requirements

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

Note: No new enrolments will be accepted for this major subject.

Year Papers Points
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

No new enrolments will be accepted for this programme.

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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