This programme incorporates a sports science curriculum to prepare you become an expert of the sport, leisure and recreation management. You will learn about the body’s responses, interactions and adaptations to exercise and the acquire competences requires to manage sports facilities as well as sports personnel.

Improvement in social and economic sectors has led to improvement in industrialization, standard of living, urbanization and sedentary life styles which has put premium on the emergence of the leisure industry especially among urban dwellers. In addition, sport and leisure now have a range of cultural, economic, environmental, social and political impact at international, national and local levels to deserve the attention of governments and private sectors. This field ofsport and leisure management thus provides new employment opportunities that require relevant training skills for profitability. Some of the profitable businesses operating in this include among others, recreation centers, sports clubs, national sports federations, swimming and water leisure centers, museums, parks, hotels, art centers, cultural centers, tourist attraction and information centers, tour operators and marketing, planning and consultancy services. The programme offers training for such businesses.  This is a three-year programme with minimum entry requirements of two principal passes at A level or its equivalent in Arts or Science subjects.

YEAR ONE SEMESTER ONE

COURSE CODE

TITLE/NAME

SHM 1101

Communication Skills and Humanities

SLM 1101

Historical and Philosophical Framework of Sport and Leisure

SLM 1102

Socio-Psychological Perspectives of Sport, Leisure and Recreation

SSS 1101

Applied Sports Anatomy and Physiology

 

PRACTICALS (Core)

SSS 1102

Athletics (Track Events)

SSS 1103

Aerobics

SSS 1104

Gymnastics

SSS 1105

 Swimming

YEAR ONE SEMESTER TWO

SLM 1201

Marketing and Promotion in Sport, Leisure and Recreation.

SSS 1201

Physical Fitness Training and Evaluation

SSS 1202

Safety and Sports injuries

PRACTICALS (Core)

SSS 1203

Athletics (Field Events)

SSS 1204

Volleyball

SSS 1205

Basketball

SSS 1206

Handball

 

 

RECESS

SLM 1301

Leisure Placement  (in-house)

 

YEAR TWO SEMESTER ONE

COURSE CODE

TITLE/NAME

SHM 2101

Entrepreneurship Skills

SSS 2101

Exercise Physiology

SLM 2101

Computer Usage and Technology

SSS 2102

Sports Biomechanics

SLM 2102

Fundamentals of Sport and Leisure Management

 

PRACTICALS  (Core)

SSS 2103

Soccer

SSS 2104

Advanced Swimming

SSS 2105

Badminton

SSS 2106

Cricket

YEAR TWO SEMESTER TWO

SSS 2201

Sports Nutrition and Ergogenic Aids

SLM 2201

Advanced Sport and Leisure Management

SLM 2202

Legal and Ethical issues in Sport, Leisure and Recreation

SLM 2203

Research Methods and Descriptive Statistics

SLM 2204

Sport and Leisure Tourism

PRACTICALS

SSS 2202

Netball

SSS 2203

Mass Activities (E)

SSS 2204

Traditional and Indigenous Games and Sports (E)

    RECESS

SLM 2301

Leisure Placement II

YEAR THREE SEMESTER ONE

SSS 3101

Adapted Physical Activity and Sport

SLM 3101

Applied Sports Psychology

SLM 3102

Financial Management in Sports

SSS 3102

Sport and Lifestyle Wellness Coaching

SLM 3103

Research Methods and inferential Statistics

PRACTICALS (Core)

SSS 3103

Sports Massage

SSS 3104

Out Bound Recreation

SSS 3105

Table Tennis (E)

SSS 3106

Rugby (E)

YEAR THREE SEMESTER TWO

SSS 3201

Growth, Development & Skill Acquisition

SSS 3202

Measurement, Assessment & Evaluation in Sport

SSS 3203

Ergonomics

  PRACTICALS (Select two)

 

SSS 3204

Baseball/Softball (E)

SSS 3205

Hockey (E)

SSS 3206

Tennis (E)

   

RECESS

SLM 3301

Research Report

SLM 3302

Leisure Placement III

 

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