Introduction to Public Health
The aim of this module is to provide you with an introduction to the evidence base for lifestyle, social and environmental determinants of health and how this informs public health policy and practice.
Introduction to Sport Management
The aim of this module is to introduce you to the nature of the sport industry and the role of public, private and third sector organisations in sport.
Developing Personal and Academic Skills (DAPS)
The aim of the module is to enable you to become more independent, reflective and self-managed in your approach to study, learning and time management. Additionally, the orientation module aims to build on pre existing skills and experience to make for a smooth transition to Higher Education and the challenges it presents. Furthermore, the aim is to introduce you to the meaning and purpose of research, and to introduce a range of ideas and techniques enabling you to conduct and present basic research themselves within the context of tourism.
Marketing Principles and Practice for Tourism, Events, Sport and Hospitality.
The aim of this module is to provide you with an introduction to marketing, its basic concepts and an overview of marketing theories within the context of the tourism, leisure and events industries. You will explore the development of the marketing concept and examine the ways in which it differs from the production, product, and sales approaches to business. This will develop into a wider understanding of the differences between the operational role of marketing and how it is applied as an organisational focus.
Introduction to Accounting for Tourism, Events, Sport and Hospitality
The module will introduce you to the basic forms of financial recording, double entry bookkeeping, and how figures need to be adjusted to produce a trial balance at the end of an accounting period. The trial balance will lead to the production of the two main financial statements, the balance sheet and profit and loss account for a sole trader. You will also be able to develop an understanding of accounting concepts and regulations within the context of tourism.
Introduction to the Psychology of Sport, Exercise and Skill Acquisition
The aim of this module is to provide you with an introduction to the fundamental psychological constructs that underpin understandings of human behaviour and learning in sport and exercise settings.
Introduction to Sport, Culture and Society
The aim of the module is to introduce you to selected central concerns in the sociology of sport and exercise. The module provides a foundation for developing an understanding of the relationships between sport, leisure and PE and the sociocultural contexts in which they exist.
Research Methods in Action
The aim of this module is to build on Discovering Research from the first year, to provide an understanding of the research process as well as the various methods that can be employed to collect and analyse data within the context of tourism, events, sport and/or hospitality. To achieve this, the module encourages you to understand the theoretical underpinnings of research methodologies and to apply it to address a range of research scenarios; thus, providing a sound basis for the preparation of a Research Project or an Individual Study in your third year.
Sport and Leisure Policies and Practice
The aim of the module is to help you further your understanding of the contemporary sport and leisure policy environment and the way in which it intersects with the contemporary public health agenda.
Promoting People’s Health
The aim of this module is to provide you with an understanding of the concepts of health, wellbeing and health related behaviour. You will learn how to improve people’s health using the theories and principles of health promotion.
Likely optional modules
Work Based Learning
The aim of the module is to enable and encourage you to develop and put into practice the employability skills you need to develop to secure a good quality graduate/professional job when you graduate from your Tourism Management degree. You will work in groups with an employer on a ‘live’ task and finish project.
Managing Business Performance
The aim of the module is to introduce and develop an understanding of the fundamental concepts and techniques of management accounting and apply these techniques to tourism, events, sport and hospitality in an appropriate way whilst, appreciating their strengths and limitations. It also aims to help you to understand how management accounting information may be used for purposes of planning, decision making, performance measurement and control within organisations, in order to further the organisation’s strategic objectives.
Psychology of Exercise and Health Acquisition
The aim of this module is to develop your understanding of the many psychological factors associated with the adoption of, adherence to, and relapse from exercise. Specific attention is paid to the cognitive and affective consequences of participation in exercise programmes, and the impact of these on health and wellbeing. A second aim of the module is to embed practical research sessions into the topic areas.
Project Management for Tourism, Events, Sport and Hospitality
All events are projects that need to be managed and the aim of the module is to provide you with an understanding of project management and its role within contemporary tourism, events, sport and hospitality environments. Through this module you will explore the role of the project manager and project management team, analyse the different ways in which projects can be organised and apply project planning methodologies to a team based assignment.
Sporting Identities and Lifestyles
The aim of the module is to develop an understanding of the cultural meaning and significance of sport and exercise in selected societies. Specifically, the module explores the nature and characteristics of sport and exercise related sub-cultures by focusing on selected sociological themes and issues.
Individual Study (40 Credit) / Research Project (20 Credit)
The module aims to provide you with the opportunity to undertake a research project in the field of sport and health which develops your analysis, problemsolving, research and synthesis skills. Using research skills developed in first and second years of study you will design and execute your own piece of original research.
Services Marketing Management for Tourism, Events, Sport and Hospitality
The module aims to develop your understanding of the nature and complexity of Service Marketing Management in the tourism, events, sport and hospitality industries in the 21st century. The intangible nature of tourism, events, sport and hospitality means that managers have to have unique thinking and strategies in place in order to compete in these global, fast markets. This module typically analyses service management concepts such as technology, capacity management and complaint management. In addition it aims to provide you with a thorough grounding in marketing theories placing them in the context of the increasingly competitive and dynamic tourism, event, sport and hospitality environments. Typically a wide range of public and private sector providers, such as visitor attractions, destination marketing organisations, event organisations, accommodation providers and local authorities will be studied during this module.
Physical Activity and Health
The module aims to provide you with the opportunity for greater understanding of the physiological and psychological outcomes of physical activity and also its behavioural base, with a focus on its use as an intervention in the promotion of health, including use in both primary and secondary prevention of disease. The module will give you the opportunity to develop knowledge of the process of planning, implementing and evaluating physical activity interventions at the individual, group and community level.
Likely optional modules
Business Professional Ethics and Law for Tourism, Events, Sport and Hospitality
The aim of this module is to help you develop an understanding of ethical theory, the ability to evaluate the relationship between business and society, and to encourage students to develop their own individual perspective as ethical decision makers. You are encouraged to critically evaluate business ethics and law making polices within the context of the tourism industry.
Strategic Financial Management
The aim of this module is to develop your understanding of financial investment techniques and develop awareness and knowledge of changes that exist in organisational strategic management. If you wish to continue your studies in financial matters within a tourism, environment, you may find this module interesting.
Applied Sport and Health Research
The main aim of this module is to provide you with an opportunity to build on the Level 5 Applied Policy and Research Module and gain additional experience of policy and research based activities in an applied setting. Students following this module will work to analyse and present data sets collated by the Centre for Sport Physical Education and Activity Research (SPEAR) in response to associated research and/or policy goals. In this way you are provided with opportunities to engage actively in research carried out at CCCU.
Principles of Epidemiology
The overall aim of the module is to introduce you to the field of epidemiology so that you may understand how it relates to the practice of health promotion and public health. It will provide you with an overview of the approaches for describing patterns and measures of disease frequency and identifying factors that cause diseases in groups of people and to examine methods commonly used in epidemiology to evaluate them. You will examine the impact on society of selected major health issues and health/lifestyle behaviours, using identified sources of health data.
Rethinking Sport, Health and Body Cultures
The aim of this module is to critically examine the complexity and contradictions of established and dominant ideas about bodily performance and appearance in sport, leisure and PE cultures.
Public Health Nutrition
The aim of the module is to develop an understanding of nutritional factors which influence physiological function and the associated links to health, fitness, and sport performance.