MIS41420 Sports & Performance Analytics

Academic Year 2023/2024

This module provides an introduction to Sports & Performance Analytics, its history, foundations, and the contemporary developments in the field. Students will gain an understanding of how analytics is applied to solve problems, provide insights and support decisions in the sports performance domain.

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Curricular information is subject to change

Learning Outcomes:

On completion of the module students should be able to:

- Explain and critique the theory, growth, and application of analytics in sports
- Outline the principal applications of analytics in sport, including evaluating performance, rating players, planning training activities, monitoring athletes and devising playing strategies
- Apply analytical methods to solve sports performance problems
- Conduct a team or athlete performance analysis
- Produce engaging reports and data visualisations

Student Effort Type Hours


Specified Learning Activities


Autonomous Student Learning




Requirements, Exclusions and Recommendations

Not applicable to this module.

Module Requisites and Incompatibles
Not applicable to this module.
Assessment Strategy  
Description Timing Open Book Exam Component Scale Must Pass Component % of Final Grade
Continuous Assessment: Multiple components Varies over the Trimester n/a Graded Yes


Carry forward of passed components
Remediation Type Remediation Timing
In-Module Resit Prior to relevant Programme Exam Board
Feedback Strategy/Strategies

• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment

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Name Role
Dr Mark Connor Lecturer / Co-Lecturer

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