SSEH5655 Fundamentals of Data Analysis in Sport Science, Exercise and Health

Credit
6 points
Offering
(see Timetable)
AvailabilityLocationMode
Semester 1UWA (Perth)Face to face
Content
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.
Outcomes
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.
Assessment
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
Prerequisites:
enrolment in the Graduate Diploma in Sport and Recreation Management (51390);
or
the Graduate Diploma in Work Health and Safety (52330);
or
the Master of Exercise Science (coursework) (52510);
or
the Master of Exercise Science (thesis and coursework) (51610)
Contact hours
lectures: 3 hours per week
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