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Faculty of Management and Hospitality

Bachelor of Social Sciences (Honours) in Sports and Recreation Management

Bachelor of Social Sciences (Honours) in Sports and Recreation Management

Programme Structure

This is a credit-based programme, which students will normally complete over 4 years (in 8 semesters). Students are required to take 126 credit points with modules as shown below and an Industrial Attachment module for work-integrated learning. To encourage lifelong learning in general, and to provide students with greater flexibility, the programme will be offered through a credit-based module accumulation system with a multi-entry and multi-exit structure.

 

SRM module

 

Sports Coaching

This specialisation prepares students to select coaching methods and tools to assess and train athletes.  Students will learn how to design and evaluate training programmes so as to maximise their sports performances of individuals and teams.  As professionals in sports coaching, graduates are expected to solve problems that arise from sports coaching and training in a professional manner.

Sports Therapy

This specialisation prepares students to prevent, recognise and evaluate, manage, treat and when appropriate refer onwards for various sports and exercise related injuries. Students will also learn how to design and evaluate training programmes for rehabilitation purposes.  As professionals in sports therapy, graduates are expected to solve problems that arise during the process of rehabilitation, and to understand the education and professional practice issues in the sports therapy area.  This pathway is accredited by The Society of Sports Therapists (UK) and offers the eligibility for full membership of the Society, at the appropriate fee, on successful completion and award of the BSocSci (Hons) Sport and Recreation Management (Sports Therapy).

Recreation Management

This specialisation prepares students to suggest feasible solutions to solve problems that arise in the recreation and leisure workplace.  Students will learn how to perform supervisory and managerial duties in recreation and leisure management.  They are also expected to communicate effectively and professionally with relevant stakeholders.

 

Year 1: Year 2:
  • Sports Skills Development – Individual Sports
  • Sports Skills Development – Team Sports
  • Sports Massage & Stretching
  • Introduction to Functional Anatomy & Exercise Physiology
  • Philosophy & Sociology in Sports & Recreation
  • Motor Learning & Control for Human Performance
  • Business Management Fundamentals
  • Law & Ethics in Sports & Recreation
  • GE Core Module: Chinese 1
  • GE Core Module: English for Academic Studies 1
  • GE Core Module: The Human Spirit
  • Sports Skills Development – Aqua Sports
  • Nutrition for Health & Performance
  • Management of Sports Injuries
  • Events Planning & Management
  • Contemporary Issues in Volunteering Management
  • Adventure-based Recreation
  • Sports & Recreation for Selected Populations
  • Facilities Management in Sports & Recreation
  • GE Core Module: English for Academic Studies 2
  • GE Core Module: Habits of Scientific Thinking
  • GE Elective Module 1 *

 

Year 3: Year 4:
  • Fitness Coaching & Management
  • Research Methods & Statistics
  • GE Core Module: Chinese 2
  • GE Core Module: English for Professional Purposes
  • GE Core Module: Social Dynamics of Organisations
  • GE Elective Module 2 *

Programme Specialisations:

  • Sports Coaching
    • Advanced Functional Anatomy & Exercise Physiology
    • Sports Coaching – Individual Sports
    • Sports Biomechanics
    • Exercise Principles & Programming
  • Sports Therapy
    • Advanced Functional Anatomy & Exercise Physiology
    • Recognition & Evaluation of Sports Injuries
    • Peripheral Manual Therapy
    • Pitchside Emergency & Trauma Management
  • Recreation Management
    • Sports Media, Communication & Public Relations
    • Human Resources Management
    • Operation & Management in Clubhouse & Spa
    • Marketing Management
  • Honours Project 1
  • Honours Project 2
  • GE Elective Module 3 *
  • GE Elective Module 4 *

Programme Specialisations:

  • Sports Coaching
    • Performance Measurement & Analyses
    • Outdoor Sports Skills & Coaching
    • Strength & Conditioning for Sports Performance
    • Sports Psychology
    • Sports Coaching – Team Sports
    • Talent Identification & Long-Term Development
  • Sports Therapy
    • Exercise Testing & Training for Sports Injury Prevention
    • Vertebral Manual Therapy
    • Strength & Conditioning for Sports Performance
    • Rehabilitation of Sports Injuries
    • Rehabilitation of Special Populations
    • Professional Practice & Clinical Leadership in Sports Therapy
  • Recreation Management
    • Sports & Globalisation
    • Accounting for Management
    • Strategic Management
    • Park, Pool & Horticulture Management
    • Departmental Budgeting & Control
    • Customer Service Management
    • Staff Training & Development
    • Entrepreneurship 

* Modules offerings are subjected to changes.

(Students are also required to complete the Work-integrated Learning module before a Bachelor Degree is awarded.)