MMS314 - Sport Policy and Development


2024 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Online
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Cohort rule:

Available to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Business (Sport Management) and the Bachelor of Sport Development only.

Previously: Planning for Sport Policy and Development


Corequisite: Nil
Incompatible with: Nil
Study commitment

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

This will include educator guided online learning activities within the unit site.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

1 x 1.5 hour class (recordings provided) + 1 x 1.5 hour seminar per week. 

Scheduled learning activities - online

1 x 1.5 hour class (recordings provided) + 1 x 1.5 hour seminar per week. 


This unit aims to enable students develop effective sport development programs and practices, and assists them with the planning, designing and managing of sport systems and pathways for sporting organisations and communities. This is achieved through introducing students to major issues in policy development and development practices in sport organisations. A critical review of development practices of and through sport driven by excellence in sports performance and improved participation respectively will be presented. Students will be given the opportunity to explore policy and sport development issues through innovative experiential learning techniques and case studies.

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