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Credit points: 60

Subject outline

In this subject students continue their research project work developed through the completion of SPE4HSA in semester one. Students will develop research skills to conduct a research project in their chosen area of sport and human performance and report the findings of their work in a scientific format. The skills and capabilities gained in this year-long subject include independent thinking, critical evaluation of literature, selection of appropriate experimental designs, practical application of nutrition research tools, data analysis and interpretation, and oral and written communication of findings. Students submit a small thesis and present the results and outcomes of their research project.

SchoolAllied Health, Human Services & Sport

Credit points60

Subject Co-ordinatorMatthew Oates

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

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Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsStudents must have achieved a minimum WAM of 70 in Bachelor of Sports and Exercise Science to be offered a place in the honours program or subject can be taken with Subject Coordinators approval.

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Career Ready


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 knowledge and skills, with some independence, to execute a substantial research-based project
02. Synthesise research findings in order to communicate theoretical propositions, methodologies and conclusions to a professional audience
03. Demonstrate application of a body of knowledge in sport and exercise science
04. Apply the principles of academic integrity and ethical conduct of research.

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