Core Module Information
Module title: Introduction to research methods in football

SCQF level: 07:
SCQF credit value: 20.00
ECTS credit value: 10

Module code: SES07120
Module leader: Hollie Fountain
School School of Applied Sciences
Subject area group: Sport Exercise and Health Science

There are no pre-requisites for this module to be added

Description of module content:

In this module you will develop a portfolio of key research and study skills required for a sport-related programme of study. This will help you to give you the platform of knowledge and skills on which to develop and progress effectively through a higher education programme. Existing skills will be enhanced and new research skills will be learned to enable you to confidently undertake assessments on other modules and at higher levels within your programme of study. It is also intended that this module will help prepare you for the practicalities of the modern football practitioner.

Learning Outcomes for module:

LO1: Apply knowledge and skills to identify, search, and retrieve relevant academic sports literature
LO2: Present and evaluate arguments in an academic manner
LO3: Use a range of forms of communication effectively whether working alone or as part of a team
LO4: Demonstrate familiarity with research language associated with the research process (e.g. data collection techniques, interpretation).
LO5: Demonstrate ability to work and learn in an IT environment with a range of software packages

Full Details of Teaching and Assessment
2023/4, Trimester 1, BLENDED, Edinburgh Napier University
Occurrence: 001
Primary mode of delivery: BLENDED
Location of delivery: SIGHTHILL
Partner: Edinburgh Napier University
Member of staff responsible for delivering module: Hollie Fountain
Module Organiser:

Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Online Guided independent study 16
Face To Face Practical classes and workshops 16
Independent Learning Guided independent study 168
Total Study Hours200
Expected Total Study Hours for Module200

Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Essay 40 1, 2 & 3 6 , WORDS= 750
Oral Presentation 40 1,2,3,4 & 5 11 HOURS= 00.15
Class Test 20 2,4 & 5 14/15 HOURS= 01.00
Component 1 subtotal: 40
Component 2 subtotal: 60
Module subtotal: 100

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