SPHP710B – Research Topics in Sport and Exercise

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Module code
SPHP710B
Module title
Research Topics in Sport and Exercise
Prescription
To give students the opportunity to explore a topic in depth by summarising and synthesising primary research evidence. Students will develop the capacity for independent thinking and critical judgement by conducting original research.
Programmes
  • SC9501
  • SP0801
NZQA Level
Level 7
NZQA Credits
30
Delivery method
  • Web-Supported
Learning hours
Directed hours
60
Self directed hours
240
Total learning hours
300
Resources required
Learning Outcomes
1.Demonstrate the ability and skills to complete each stage of a research project
Content
oConcepts related to formulating a research question
oConcepts related to the review of literature
oConcepts related to the research proposal
oConcepts related to research designs
oConcepts related to ethics in research
oConcepts related to data collection
oConcepts related to data analysis
oConcepts related to reporting research

Teaching and Learning Strategy
This is an individual student project and learning is via a process of enquiry with intensive support from an individual supervisor. This support will include individual feedback on the research design, conduct and write up.
Assessment Criteria
1Research report80
2Project poster20