Sport Development and Coaching (2024)
The Sport Development and Coaching major is based on an innovative combination of pedagogical and sociological studies of sport and active recreation.
Sport Development and Coaching is available as a first major for the Bachelor of Sport and Human Performance (BSHP). Sport Development and Coaching may also be included as a second major or minor in other undergraduate degrees, subject to approval of the Division in which the student is enrolled.
To complete Sport Development and Coaching as a single major for the BSHP, students must gain 135 points from papers listed for Sport Development and Coaching, including 105 points above 100 level, and 45 points above 200 level. Students must complete SDCOA101, SDCOA102; SDCOA201, SDCOA203, and 30 points from SDCOA202, HPSCI202, HPSCI206 or HTHPR202; and SDCOA301, SDCOA303, and SDCOA304.
To complete Sport Development and Coaching as part of a double major for the BSHP or other undergraduate degree, students must gain 120 points from papers listed for Sport Development and Coaching, including 90 points above 100 level, and 45 points above 200 level. Students must complete SDCOA101, SDCOA102; SDCOA201, SDCOA203, and 15 points from SDCOA202, HPSCI202, HPSCI206 or HTHPR202; and 45 points from SDCOA301, SDCOA303 and SDCOA304.
To complete a minor in Sport Development and Coaching, students must complete 60 points from the papers listed for the Sport Development and Coaching major, including at least 30 points above 100 level.
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Prescriptions for the GradCert(SDC) and GradDip(SDC)
A Graduate Certificate and Graduate Diploma are available to graduates who have not included Sport Development and Coaching at an advanced level in their first degree. To complete the Graduate Diploma, students must take a total of 120 points including at least 75 points at 300 level or above in Sport Development and Coaching. Programmes of study are planned according to interests and prior academic background and experience, and intending candidates should therefore consult the Head of the School of Health.
For further details, contact the Division of Health, Engineering, Computing and Science.
Code Paper Title Points Occurrence / Location DANCE101 Dance, Movement and Culture 15.0 24B (Hamilton) This paper integrates dance practice and theory, providing practical experience of different dances of Aotearoa, the Pacific region and beyond. Embodied learning in dance is integrated with critical examination of how dance is influenced by social and cultural issues, and an introduction to choreographic processes. HMDEV100 Lifespan Development 15.0 24A (Hamilton), 24B (Online) & 24B (Tauranga) HMDEV100 focuses on understanding and enhancing human development through an exploration of biological, psychological, social and cultural factors that influence patterns of development and learning over the lifespan. MAORI102 He Hīnatore ki te Ao Māori: Introducing the Māori World 15.0 24A (Hamilton), 24B (Hamilton) & 24G (Online) An introduction to the Maori world view, social organisation, cultural concepts, including Maori astronomy, and their relevance in a contemporary society. MAORI150 Te Tiriti o Waitangi: An Introduction to the Treaty of Waitangi 15.0 24A (Hamilton), 24B (Hamilton), 24I (Hamilton) & 24X (Hamilton) This paper seeks to provide a sound understanding of Te Tiriti o Waitangi. It reviews historical and contemporary interpretations and takes into account the interplay of contextual issues of the time. SDCOA101 Sport, Culture and Development: Trends and Issues 15.0 24B (Hamilton), 24B (Online) & 24B (Tauranga) In this paper students will gain an introduction to sociological understandings of sport and movement cultures. They will develop new ways of critically thinking about the important role sport plays in contemporary society, including the economy, politics, tourism, the media, and our sense of identity, belonging and community. Stud... SDCOA102 The Coaching Process 15.0 24A (Hamilton) & 24A (Tauranga) Understanding the coaching process is fundamental to supporting the development of athletes across participation, development, and high-performance contexts. The purpose of this paper is to introduce students to the study of sport coaching, providing students with the knowledge and skills required to design and deliver high quality...
Code Paper Title Points Occurrence / Location HPSCI206 Psychology of Health, Sport and Human Performance 15.0 24B (Hamilton), 24B (Online) & 24B (Tauranga) This paper addresses key psychological aspects of sport and human performance. Select psychological concepts are covered to develop knowledge, understanding and skills important to a broad range of career and leadership pathways within and beyond sport and exercise. Topics will include confidence and motivation, goal setting, resil... SDCOA201 Sport and Community Development: Identity, Culture and Society 15.0 24A (Hamilton) & 24A (Tauranga) In this paper students will develop critical understandings of how sport is used for the purposes of health, wellbeing and social development within local, national and international communities. Students will be introduced to more advanced key concepts and theories within sociology of sport and development studies, adding in conce... SDCOA202 Negotiating Sport Development and Coaching Contexts 15.0 24A (Tauranga), 24B (Hamilton) & 24B (Online) Sport development and coaching occurs in complex and dynamic interpersonal, physical and organisational environments. This paper introduces and develops knowledge and skills to negotiate effective partnerships for learning in the coaching and instructing nexus. SDCOA203 Athlete-centred Coaching 15.0 24B (Hamilton) & 24B (Tauranga) This paper advances practices integral to learner/athlete centred coaching, facilitation and instruction in an array of sport and recreation settings.
Code Paper Title Points Occurrence / Location SDCOA301 Contemporary Issues in Sport Development in Local and Global Contexts 15.0 24A (Hamilton) & 24A (Tauranga) In this paper students will develop critical understandings of how sport is used for the purposes of health, wellbeing and social development within local, national and international communities. Students will interrogate through a social justice lens, contemporary issues in these communities and the key themes running through thes... SDCOA303 Sport, Media and Communication 15.0 24B (Hamilton) & 24B (Online) This paper expands students' critical sociocultural understanding of the media. Students will develop knowledge of the production and consumption of various forms of media (including social media), and have the opportunity to develop skills in critical media analysis and production. SDCOA304 Advances in Coaching Practice 15.0 24B (Hamilton) & 24B (Tauranga) This paper critically examines the instructional strategies and practices adopted to promote effective instruction in selected settings. A range of technologies to support the analysis and reflection process are utilised. Students will have the opportunity to apply these in a broad range of coaching and instructional settings. SDCOA305 Understanding Healthy Bodies 15.0 24A (Hamilton) & 24A (Tauranga) This paper develops a sociocultural understanding of the body. SDCOA306 Psychomotor Learning and Performance 15.0 24B (Hamilton) This paper provides a broad research informed overview to themes associated with perceptual and psychological factors that influence how people learn and perform movement skills.
2024 Catalogue of Papers information current as of : 22 September 2023 8:17am