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Thesis in Exercise Science (EXS699)

Organisational Unit Psychology, Counselling, Exercise Science and Chiropractic
Credit Points 24
Availability MURDOCH: TS13-internal, TS32-internal, YU2-internal
Description Students will work to explore an independently driven research agenda with the focus on the discovery and dissemination of novel Exercise Science based research into the scientific and broader community.
Unit Learning Outcomes On completion of this unit students will be able to:
ULO1) explain the research principles and methods utilised within exercise science research.
ULO2) identify and use appropriate assessment tools to evaluate exercise interventions, and correctly interpret the results and communicate them to relevant stakeholders in an appropriate manner .
ULO3) design and undertake research in Exercise Science and communicate to relevant stakeholders.
ULO4) plan and execute a substantial piece of research.
Timetabled Learning Activities
Unit Learning Experiences Students enrolled in this unit will be guided in their research by their chosen supervisors; however, the nature of the Master of Exercise science thesis is highly reliant on student directed learning. As such a majority of the information gained during enrolment in this unit will be by independent research.
Assessment Students will complete a thesis.
Prerequisites EXS590 Research Methods for Exercise Science. Co-Requisite EXS692 Research Methods in Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences
Appears in these Courses/Majors:
see individual structures for context
Master of Exercise Science (Research) (MExSc(Res))
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.

Contacts

Unit Coordinator
EXS699
Associate Professor Timothy Fairchild
Associate Professor in Exercise Science

Murdoch Campus
t: 9360 2959
e: T.Fairchild@murdoch.edu.au
o: 440.2.017 - Social Sciences, Murdoch Campus
Unit Contacts
EXS699

MURDOCH: YU2-Internal
Associate Professor Jeremiah Peiffer
Dean Graduate Studies

Murdoch Campus
t: 9360 7603
e: Jeremiah.Peiffer@murdoch.edu.au
o: 440.2.025 - Social Sciences, Murdoch Campus
EXS699

MURDOCH: TS13-Internal
MURDOCH: TS32-Internal
Associate Professor Timothy Fairchild
Associate Professor in Exercise Science

Murdoch Campus
t: 9360 2959
e: T.Fairchild@murdoch.edu.au
o: 440.2.017 - Social Sciences, Murdoch Campus
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