In this unit, students independently conduct research which demonstrates their ability to define a problem, and search and review the relevant literature. Students develop a methodology and apply it to an appropriate problem or situation. They will develop good data collection and analysis skills, presenting the results in a written thesis of high standard. A supervisor is allocated to each student.

Unit details

Location:
Study level:
Postgraduate
Credit points:
36
Unit code:
SFS7017

Prerequisites

SFS7010 - Applied Sports Statistics

Co-requisites

SFS7012 - Sports Analytics

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
  1. Critically review relevant and current scholarly literature/s relating to the thesis topic;  
  2. Conduct a substantial independent research project under supervision with a high level of personal autonomy and accountability;  
  3. Work collaboratively and ethically in designing and conducting research and communicating research outcomes  
  4. Interrogate and challenge complex information, and synthesise a range of conceptual and empirical materials to draw defensible conclusions; and  
  5. Authoritatively and effectively communicate structured, coherent ideas in a sustained written composition at a standard acceptable for academic peer review.  

Assessment

Assessment type Description Grade
Thesis Minor Thesis - Written work of 14,000 - 16,000 words Pass/Fail

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