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LSC1001 Introduction to Leisure
Credit Points: 15

This unit will provide students with an introduction to the diverse nature of the leisure industry. It examines the history, definitions, concepts and contemporary theoretical perspectives of leisure, as well as outlining the key sectors of leisure provision. It also explores the importance of leisure to contemporary society with a particular focus upon the patterns of behaviour by different social groups in activities such as sport; tourism; and in the areas of arts, culture and entertainment. The extent to which new technologies influence current and future leisure experiences is also evaluated.

This Unit is part of the following Courses / Unit Sets
C19Associate Degree of Event, Sport and Recreation Management
K21Bachelor of Event, Sport and Recreation Management
V38Bachelor of Tourism Management
SMAAAHLeisure Management 8 Unit Supporting Major
MIAABALeisure Planning Minor
MILEISLeisure Sciences Minor
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Last Updated - Higher Education: 31/03/2008 VET: 31/03/2008