PRINCIPLES OF SPORTS ANALYTICS

EXS5PSA

2021

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.

SchoolAllied Heath, Human Services & Sport

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorDavid Carey

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

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

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Apply analytical knowledge, principles and skills with initiative to new situations in sport and sport-related practice environments.
02. Analyse the mathematical and statistical architecture to synthesise a range of analytical approaches to complex sport-related problems.
03. Demonstrate a mastery of theoretical knowledge that underpins the practices of handling, cleaning and processing data that is generated and collected from sport.
04. Analyse data using basic programming skills to answer complex questions related to sport.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorDavid Carey

Class requirements

Lecture/SeminarWeek: 10 - 22
One 1.00 h lecture/seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.

WorkShopWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 h workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Two 15-minute online tests (equiv to 1500 words)N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO3
One 2,500 word written reportN/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO2, SILO4
One 90-minute examination (equiv to 1500 words)N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3