Sport and Education and the Media

University of Melbourne

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Sport and Education and the Media

  • Host University

    University of Melbourne

  • Location

    Melbourne, Australia

  • Area of Study

    Education, Media Studies, Sport and Leisure Sciences, Sports Management

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

    12.5
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4 - 6
  • Overview

    Focused on physical education and community sport, this subject examines the place and significance of sport in Australia as a form of social education. It examines both historical and contemporary issues related to growing tensions between sport?s traditional role as a form of moral education and the emergence of sport as a commercial commodity and the growing role of the media. It will include topics such as elite sport versus sport for all, health and participation rates, social welfare, gender, violence, race and ethnicity.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.