SSEH5655 Fundamentals of Data Analysis in Sport Science, Exercise and Health
- 6 points
|Semester 1||UWA (Perth)||Face to face|
- This unit provides an overview of data analysis fundamentals that are considered necessary and appropriate for students pursuing a science qualification at a master's degree level with a coursework emphasis. The objectives include acquiring knowledge and awareness of various forms of scientific data; developing practical skills related to collecting, managing and analysing different types of data; and developing a working knowledge of basic data analysis procedures using spreadsheet functions and statistical software.
- Students are able to (1) acquire knowledge and awareness of various forms of scientific data; (2) develop practical skills related to managing and analysing different types of data; and (3) develop a working knowledge of basic data analysis procedures using spreadsheet functions and statistical software.
- Typically this unit is assessed in the following ways: (1) interim (in-semester) tests and (2) an end-of-semester final examination. Further information is available in the unit outline.
Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
- Unit Coordinator(s)
- Dr Ben Jackson
- Unit rules
- enrolment in the Graduate Diploma in Sport and Recreation Management (51390);
the Graduate Diploma in Work Health and Safety (52330);
the Master of Exercise Science (coursework) (52510);
the Master of Exercise Science (thesis and coursework) (51610)
- Contact hours
- lectures: 3 hours per week
- The availability of units in Semester 1, 2, etc. was correct at the time of publication but may be subject to change.
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- Books and other material wherever listed may be subject to change. Book lists relating to 'Preliminary reading', 'Recommended reading' and 'Textbooks' are, in most cases, available at the University Co-operative Bookshop (from early January) and appropriate administrative offices for students to consult. Where texts are listed in the unit description above, an asterisk (*) indicates that the book is available in paperback.