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SPEX480 Research Project

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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 (On campus)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $3,346.00
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $11,931.47

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Enrolments for this paper require departmental permission.
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Professor Jim Cotter, School's Postgraduate Coordinator

Teaching staff

Professor Jim Cotter School's Postgraduate Coordinator

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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Learning Outcomes

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

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Full Year

Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system