SSEH4711 Honours Dissertation Part 1

Credit
6 points
Offering
(see Timetable)
AvailabilityLocationMode
Semester 1UWA (Perth)Face to face
Semester 2UWA (Perth)Face to face
Details for undergraduate courses
  • Honours core unit in Sport Science, Exercise and Health [Bachelor of Science (Honours)]
Content
This honours dissertation unit is taken over two successive semesters and parts 1 to 4 must be completed to fulfil the requirements of the unit. Students can commence the unit in either semester 1 or semester 2. It covers the dissertation component of honours in the School of Sport Science, Exercise and Health. Students undertake a research project and are required to write a dissertation which forms 50 per cent of the overall honours assessment.
Outcomes
Students are able to (1) gather information relevant to a field of enquiry; (2) critically assess the scientific literature; (3) write a critical literature review; (4) identify, assess and manage the ethical implications of a research project within the regulatory framework of their field; and (5) organise and present scientific results in writing in a professional manner.
Assessment
Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: continuous assessment. Further information is available in the unit outline.

Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
Unit Coordinator(s)
Professor Paul Fournier
Unit rules
Prerequisites:
enrolment in honours in Sport Science, Exercise and Health
Contact hours
weekly meeting with supervisor(s)
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