Undergraduate Course: Social Policy, Sport and Recreation Management 3 (SPRT10004)
|School||Moray House School of Education
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 10 (Year 3 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Available to all students
|Summary||This half-course will provide students with an introduction to general theories of social policy and critically assess their relevance to the understanding of national and local government policies for sport and recreation. It will provide an understanding of the development and current pattern of national, regional and local government sport and recreation institutions. Indicative content will include an examination of the importance of socio-economic conditions to an understanding of changing rationales and modes of public involvement in the provision and promotion of sport and recreation, the role of political ideologies and current policy concerns. It will also involve an international comparative approach.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
Information for Visiting Students
|Pre-requisites||Visiting students must have previously completed at least 3 Sport Science courses at grade B or above (or be predicted to obtain this) and receive permission from the Moray House School of Education to enrol. We will only consider University/College level courses.
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2014/15, Available to all students (SV1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Lecture Hours 22,
Seminar/Tutorial Hours 22,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 4,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
|| A 3000 word essay
|No Exam Information
| By the end of this course students will be able to:
Critically assess the relevance of perspectives on social policy to an understanding of social policies for sport and recreation.
Understand the relationship between changing socio-economic conditions, political ideologies and resulting policies for sport and recreation.
Apply these perspectives to assess critically contemporary policies for sport and recreation.
Identify the policy implications of the related issues addressed in other relevant modules.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Course organiser||Dr Gavin Reid
Tel: (0131 6)51 6654
|Course secretary||Miss Sarah Fraser
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