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On completion of this module students should be able to:
1. Demonstrate an understanding of the principles and practice of the research process
2. Demonstrate knowledge and skills in addressing a specific management related issue within a specific sport context.
3. Undertake a critical review of literature to synthesise the available research evidence and identify areas for further exploration.
4. Act autonomously in managing the research process over a prolonged period of time.
5. Communicate the findings of the research process effectively through the production of a written document and oral presentation that demonstrates clarity of thinking and evidence based decision making in suggesting practical conclusions and recommendations
|Student Effort Type||Hours|
|Specified Learning Activities||
|Autonomous Student Learning||
Not applicable to this module.
|Description||Timing||Component Scale||% of Final Grade|
|Oral Examination: Recorded (5 min) oral presentation (use slides) on the original contribution of study and the main findings. Accompanying slides on research project to be used. Recording uploaded on Brightspace.||Unspecified||n/a||Graded||No||
|Assignment: 1000 word Research proposal plus ethical approval application where applicable||Unspecified||n/a||Graded||No||
|Essay: Literature review (3000 words)||Unspecified||n/a||Graded||No||
|Project: Research dissertation document (5000-6000 words)||Unspecified||n/a||Graded||No||
|Resit In||Terminal Exam|
• Feedback individually to students, on an activity or draft prior to summative assessment
• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment
Students will also be provided with feedback on their research proposal and individual literature review assignment post assessment. Students will also be provided with formative feedback on selected draft sections of their dissertation.
|Dr Andre Andrijiw||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|
|Dr Tom Fabian||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|
|Dr Seamus Kelly||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|
|Assoc Professor James Matthews||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|
|Dr Ross Neville||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|
|Dr Joel Rookwood||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|
|Professor Eleni Theodoraki||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|