Learning Outcomes: Recreation, Sport & Tourism, PhD

Learning Outcomes for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Recreation, Sport and Tourism


  1. Graduates will have an in-depth understanding of the philosophical, historical and scientific foundations and developments of leisure, recreation, sport and tourism theory.
  2. Graduates will have an in-depth understanding of the concepts, theories, methods and problems of research that are common to recreation, sport and tourism.
  3. Graduates will have an in-depth understanding of research from neighboring disciplines to determine how their research may inform and influence research in recreation, sport and tourism.
  4. Graduates will have an in-depth knowledge of the concepts, principles and practices that guide their areas of concentration in leisure behavior, recreation, sport or tourism.
  5. Graduates will have an in-depth knowledge of advanced research methods, the ethical conduct of research, and the ability to independently conduct research and interpret results.
  6. Graduates will develop in-depth knowledge and application in the science of teaching and learning.