Courses & Units

Organisation of Leisure, Sport and Recreation ZAA138

Hobart, Launceston, Cradle Coast


This unit examines leisure, sport, and recreation organisations across the business, government, and community sectors. You will analyse the current contexts underpinning successful practice at state, national, and international levels and investigate the nature and characteristics of the challenges that leisure, sport and recreation organisations face within a dynamic contemporary environment. You will develop key skills to better understand leisure, sport and recreation organisations, key attributes of success, and engagement with potential participants and audiences.

In conjunction with the discipline theory, this unit introduces learning through practice by exposing you to authentic learning experiences. These experiences are placed at the centre of learning and assessment, so you have the opportunity to develop the skills, knowledge and behaviours necessary to respond to industry, community and/or global needs.

You will be introduced to:

- a range of methods, tools, techniques and approaches to practice

- principles and perspectives such as values, ethics, empathy and leadership in real world scenarios

- reflection and deliberative thinking as a means of developing knowledge, skills, attitudes and aspirations

- ways of understanding problems and developing solutions through active inquiry


Unit name Organisation of Leisure, Sport and Recreation
Unit code ZAA138
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School University College
Discipline Applied Business

Clayton Hawkins

Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No


Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Term 2 On-Campus Domestic
Launceston Term 2 On-Campus Domestic
Cradle Coast Term 2 On-Campus Domestic


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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Term 2 27/4/2020 18/5/2020 2/6/2020 3/7/2020

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2020 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2020 will be available from the 1st October 2019.

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Learning Outcomes

  1. Describe and examine the nature of leisure, sport, and recreation as dynamic industries 2. Analyse and apply leisure, sport, and recreation participation strategies
  2. Identify, analyse and communicate opportunities in leisure, sport, and recreation
  3. Reflect on and evaluate behaviours and skills for facilitating leisure, sport and recreation
  4. Apply practice and discipline-based skills and knowledge to propose solutions to challenges in leisure, sport, and recreation



Band CSP Student Contribution Field of Education
1 2020: $835.00 092101

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Teaching Pattern

Blended mode: Online content, full-day workshop (x2), weekly tutorials


AT1: Skills and Attributes Analysis (20%)

AT2: Participation Campaign (30%)

AT3: Wicked Problem (50%)

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