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SP4001 - Sport and Exercise Science Honours Part 1 of 2

Credit points: 12
Year: 2020
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Subject chain: SP4001 SP4002
Administered by: College of Healthcare Sciences

The main objectives of the Honours program in Sport and Exercise Science are to facilitate the development of the students scientific understanding, practical laboratory skills, independence and advanced knowledge via the completion of an independent project and the production of a thesis. This process involves project design, ethical clearance, data collection and analysis of original data pertinent to the scientific investigation of a research topic. It further involves advanced scientific understanding and practical laboratory and/or field work to determine factors such as physiological and performance outcomes in response to a research question

Learning Outcomes

  • develop a research proposal and detailed review of literature pertinent to an original research question in sport & exercise science;
  • collect empirical scientific data based on the research proposal in a laboratory and/or field setting;
  • scientifically analyse results and develop a report of the outcomes into a thesis.

Subject Assessment

  • integrated assessment across subject chain (%).
Prerequisites: Must have the approval of Head of School


As this subject is part of a subject chain, a final standard grade (e.g. P, C) will only be recorded for each subject after successful completion of all parts of the subject chain.

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 26-Mar-2020

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 27-Aug-2020

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 26-Mar-2020

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 27-Aug-2020

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.