UWA Handbook 2017

Unit details

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

Credit 6 points
  Offering
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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) a 1.5-hour written knowledge test (30 per cent); (2) a 1.5-hour laboratory skills test (30 per cent); and (3) a two-hour final examination (40 per cent). 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
Unit Outlinehttp://www.unitoutlines.science.uwa.edu.au/Units/SSEH5655/SEM-1/2017

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