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Honours Thesis in Sport and Exercise Science (EXS592)

Organisational Unit Psychology, Counselling, Exercise Science and Chiropractic
Credit Points 15
Availability MURDOCH: TS23-internal, TS23-external
Description The honours thesis is a comprehensive written piece of work that documents why the honours project was conducted, a literature review, experimental methodology, results, findings, conclusion and supporting references.
Unit Learning Outcomes Students are able to:
(1) critically review and synthesise the relevant literature
(2) develop workable hypotheses or research questions
(3) design and conduct experiments to appropriately test hypotheses or research questions
(4) analyse and critically interpret their own data in the context of existing literature
(5) disseminate the outcomes of their research in written formats
Timetabled Learning Activities
Unit Learning Experiences The approach to learning in this unit is self-directed introduction to research (e.g., data collection, data analysis and presentation of a written document) guided by one or more academic supervisors.
Assessment The thesis will be examined by either two internal examiners or at least one external examiner. The thesis assessment will consist of the examiners combined grade. The examiners will provide written detailed comments on the various section of the honours thesis.
Prerequisites Enrolment in Honours in Sport and Exercise Science
Appears in these Courses/Majors:
see individual structures for context
Sport and Exercise Science Honours (BSportExSc(Hons))
Internet Access RequirementsMurdoch units normally include an online component comprising materials, discussions, lecture recordings and assessment activities. All students, regardless of their location or mode of study, need to have access to and be able to use computing devices with browsing capability and a connection to the Internet via Broadband (Cable, ADSL or Mobile) or Wireless. The Internet connection should be readily available and allow large amounts of data to be streamed or downloaded (approximately 100MB per lecture recording). Students also need to be able to enter into online discussions and submit assignments online.


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MURDOCH: TS23-External
MURDOCH: TS23-Internal
Dr Belinda Brown
Senior Lecturer

Murdoch Campus
t: 9360 6193
e: Belinda.Brown@murdoch.edu.au
o: 440.2.009 - Social Sciences, Murdoch Campus
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