Courses & Units

Sport and Recreation Administration ZAA141

Hobart, Launceston, Cradle Coast


This unit explores practical and theoretical concepts related to the administration of a sport or recreation organisation. You will examine governance and operations of sport and recreation organisations (in professional and volunteer contexts). You will explore the organisational principles, practices, and structures of sport and recreation organisations. You will also examine planning processes, resource management, and innovative practice in the design and delivery of sport and recreation programs.


Unit name Sport and Recreation Administration
Unit code ZAA141
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School University College
Discipline Applied Business

Dr Clayton Hawkins

Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No


Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Term 3 On-Campus Domestic
Launceston Term 3 On-Campus Domestic
Cradle Coast Term 3 On-Campus Domestic


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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Term 3 20/7/2020 10/8/2020 25/8/2020 25/9/2020

* 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

LO1Identify and analyse organisational structures and purposes
LO2Analyse and apply principles and practices of sport and recreation organisations
LO3Analyse and interpret contemporary organisational planning and resource management
LO4Identify, evaluate and use relevant discipline tools and techniques
LO5Identify and evaluate relevant behaviours, principles and perspectives in the workplace
LO6Use reflective and deliberative thinking to generate plans for self-development
LO7Apply practice and discipline based skills and knowledge to communicate solutions to real world problems



Band CSP Student Contribution Field of Education
1 2020: $835.00 092199

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Teaching Pattern

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


AT1: Governance Identification (20%)

AT2: Activities Program (30%)

AT3: Senior Role Presentation (50%)

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