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SSEH4713 Honours Dissertation Part 3

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, 2, 3 and 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
Co-requisites:
Nil.
Incompatibility:
Nil.
Contact hours
weekly meetings with supervisor(s)
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  • Unit readings, including any essential textbooks, are listed in the unit outline for each unit, one week prior the commencement of study. The unit outline will be available via the LMS and the UWA Handbook one week prior the commencement of study. Reading lists and essential textbooks are subject to change each semester. Information on essential textbooks will also be made available on the Essential Textbooks. This website is updated regularly in the lead up to semester so content may change. It is recommended that students purchase essential textbooks for convenience due to the frequency with which they will be required during the unit. A limited number of textbooks will be made available from the Library in print and will also be made available online wherever possible. Essential textbooks can be purchased from the commercial vendors to secure the best deal. The Student Guild can provide assistance on where to purchase books if required. Books can be purchased second hand at the Guild Secondhand bookshop (second floor, Guild Village), which is located on campus.