The module aims to provide students with knowledge of the foundations in research methods in sport sciences. Students will explore different data collection methods in sport sciences and how that information is presented and communicated appropriately. Research and academic study skills will be developed throughout the module.
Total Contact Hours: 44
Private Study Hours: 256
Total Study Hours: 300
Method of assessment
• Skills logbook (6 entries) - 40%
• Written report (2000 words) - 60%
Field, A. (2017). Discovering statistics using SPSS. 5th Edition. London: Sage.
Burns, R. (2000). Introduction to Research Methods. London: Sage.
Creswell, J.W and Cresswell J.D. (2018). Research design: qualitative, quantitative, and mixed methods approaches. 5th Edition. London: Sage.
1. Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of research methods and principles in sport and exercise sciences.
2. Demonstrate knowledge of different methods of data collection, analysis, interpretation and communication
3. Demonstrate appropriate academic skills specific to study in sport and exercise sciences.
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