Olympic Games and Mega Events
Area of Study
Economics, Hospitality and Tourism Management, International Business, Management Science, Media Studies, Sociology, Sport and Leisure Sciences, Sports Management
Taught In English
Host University Units6
Recommended U.S. Semester Credits4
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units6
Hours & Credits
OverviewThe Olympic Games is a significant phenomenon in contemporary sport, tourism and culture with a growing research literature. This subject covers the cultural, sociological, economic and media impacts on the games, the philosophy of 'Olympism' and impacts of the Sydney 2000 event.
Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.
Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.