PRINCIPLES OF SPORTS ANALYTICS

EXS5PSA

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, students will explore the fundamental principles of analytics within the context of sporting environments.Students will be introduced to the mathematical and statistical architecture and rationale that underpins a range of sports analytics methods.  The basic practices of handling, cleaning and processing data that is generated from sport will be examined.  Students will learn basic programming and coding skills to analyse sport-related data.

SchoolSchool of Allied Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorStuart Morgan

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Students must be admitted in a Postgraduate Degree from the College of SHE or College of ASSC.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Apply analytical knowledge, principles and skills with initiative to new situations in sport and sport-related practice environments.

Activities:
Online lectures, workshops

02. Analyse the mathematical and statistical architecture to synthesise a range of analytical approaches to complex sport-related problems.

Activities:
Online lectures, workshops

03. Demonstrate a mastery of theoretical knowledge that underpins the practices of handling, cleaning and processing data that is generated and collected from sport.

Activities:
Online lectures, workshops

04. Analyse data using basic programming skills to answer complex questions related to sport.

Activities:
Online lectures, workshops

Subject options

Select to view your study options…

Start date between: and    Key dates

City Campus, 2018, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorStuart Morgan

Class requirements

Lecture/Seminar Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours lecture/seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.

WorkShop Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Two 15-minute online tests (equiv to 1500 words)20 01, 03
One 2,500 word written report40 02, 04
One 90-minute examination (equiv to 1500 words)40 01, 02, 03

Melbourne, 2018, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorStuart Morgan

Class requirements

Lecture/Seminar Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours lecture/seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.

WorkShop Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Two 15-minute online tests (equiv to 1500 words)20 01, 03
One 2,500 word written report40 02, 04
One 90-minute examination (equiv to 1500 words)40 01, 02, 03