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SPEX480 Research Project

A supervised project involving research on an approved topic in the areas of Sport, Exercise and Health or Sport Development and Management, leading to the production of a report.

Paper title Research Project
Paper code SPEX480
Subject Sport, Physical Education and Exercise
EFTS 0.3333
Points 40 points
Teaching period Full Year
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $3,244.68
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $11,032.23

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Limited to
Limited to: PGDipSci, PGDipSpDM
Enrolments for this paper require departmental permission.
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Learning Outcomes

Students will have the opportunity to develop research skills. These may include a literature review, methodological development and primary data gathering.


Associate Professor Motohide Miyahara, School of Physical Education, Sport and Exercise Science Postgraduate Coordinator (

Teaching staff

Postgraduate Coordinator: Associate Professor Motohide Miyahara

Each student will have a different member of the School's academic staff act as their supervisor.

Teaching Arrangements

Usually individual seminars with supervisor.


A reading list will be developed with the supervisor.

Graduate Attributes Emphasised

Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Research, Self-motivation, Information literacy.
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Full Year

Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system