Course Title: Physical Education - Honours Thesis I

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Physical Education - Honours Thesis I

Credit Points: 12.00

Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


Bundoora Campus


160H Medical Sciences


Sem 1 2014

Course Coordinator: Dr Narin Osman

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 9925 6686

Course Coordinator Email:

Course Coordinator Location: 223.2.12

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

No requisite or co-requisite courses.

Course Description

The aim of this course is to:
• Give you a quality research experience.
• Prepare you for research and/or employment, by developing your specialist knowledge of research area, capacity for independent work and scientific communication.
• Provide appropriate training in scientific method, research skills and to prepare you for higher degree programs.

Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

This course is particularly important in the graduate capabilities of:
• Ability to engage in problem solving and research, including both critical and lateral thinking.
• Ability to work and learn both independently and collaboratively.
• Ability to locate, evaluate, understand, manage and use a range of information in the context and completion of a research project.
• Ability to communicate in written, visual and oral formats.


At the end of the course, you should have:

• An ability to apply scientific methods and research processes to problem solving.
• An ability to effectively manage and deliver project milestones.
• A capacity to interpret quantitative and qualitative data, and findings.
• A greater depth of knowledge in your major study discipline.
• Specialist research and technical skills.

Overview of Learning Activities

The learning activities include the review and reflection of your project data and relevent literature in the field in collaboration with your supervisor.

Overview of Learning Resources

The major resources when writing a thesis include collaboration with your colleagues and supervisor.

Overview of Assessment

Assessment for this course will be combined with Physical Education Thesis 2 and Physical Education Thesis 3. These components will all be assessed by a combined Thesis.