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.
- Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: (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.
- All students are responsible for identifying when they need assistance to improve their academic learning, research, English language and numeracy skills; seeking out the services and resources available to help them; and applying what they learn. Students are encouraged to register for free online support through GETSmart; to help themselves to the extensive range of resources on UWA's STUDYSmarter website; and to participate in WRITESmart and (ma+hs)Smart drop-ins and workshops.
- 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 via the Booktopia Textbook Finder, which has the functionality to search by course code, course, ISBN and title, and may also be posted or available at the appropriate school's administrative offices. Where texts are listed in the unit description above, an asterisk (*) indicates that the book is available in paperback.