MMS201 - Sport in Society


2023 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waterfront (Geelong), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Online
Credit point(s): 1
Previously coded as: MMS101
EFTSL value: 0.125
Cohort rule:

Available to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Business (Sport Management), the Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science/Bachelor of Business (Sport Management), the Dean's Scholars Program, the Bachelor of Sport Development or students completing a major/minor in Sport Journalism.



Corequisite: Nil
Incompatible with: MMS101
Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

Burwood: 1 x 1.5 hour class, 1 x 1.5 hour seminar per week

Waterfront: 1 x 1.5 hour recorded class, 1 x 1.5 hour seminar per week

Scheduled learning activities - online

1 x 1.5 hour class (recordings provided) per week plus 1 x 1.5 hour online workshop per week


The unit explores social sciences and their application to sport studies. Methodologies of history and sociology will be considered and applied to prominent issues in Australian and international sport. The social significance of sport in Australian culture and the need for sport managers to be sensitive to that significance are examined.

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