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MMS711 - Introduction to the Sport Industry

Unit details

Year2017 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

P Phillips

Incompatible with: Nil
Contact hours:

Campus: 1 x 3 hour seminar per week

Cloud (Online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin


The unit provides an overview of the Australian sports system. Its key objectives are to analyse the structure, function and inter-relationships of various agencies responsible for the delivery of sport in Australia, and to allow students to critically analyse a variety of contemporary issues confronting sport and sport managers. Such issues may include funding for sport, the use of drugs and the control of violence in sport.


Assessment 1 (Group 3-4 students) - Presentation (15mins) and Peer Analysis Report ( 2 x 500 words)  - 40%

Assessment 2 (Individual) - Written assignment (6000 words) - 60%

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