Module Information

Module Identifier
SS25310
Module Title
Applied & Integrated Studies 1
Academic Year
2015/2016
Co-ordinator
Semester
Semester 2
External Examiners
  • Dr Melissa Day (Reader - University of Chichester)
 
Other Staff

Course Delivery

Delivery Type Delivery length / details
Lecture 14 x 2 Hour Lectures
 

Assessment

Assessment Type Assessment length / details Proportion
Semester Assessment Group Presentation  50%
Semester Assessment Essay (1,500 words)  50%
Supplementary Assessment Essay (3,000 words)  100%

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this module students should be able to:

Evaluate knowledge from the sub-disciplines of sport and exercise science.

Apply knowledge from the sub-disciplines of sport and exercise science.

Aims

The current Applied and Thematic Skills module focuses on the structured development of a number of generic skills, provides opportunities for career development and enhancement, and also the application of sport and exercise science. The new University Skills modules (1 and 2) and restructured Work Experience modules allow for Applied and Integrated Studies to focus on the application of sport and exercise science to real life sport and exercise settings in Years 2 and 3.

Brief description

The purpose of this module is to introduce students to the application of developing knowledge across sport and exercise science. This Level 2 module takes a multi-disciplinary, thematic approach.

Content

Explain the nature of multi-disciplinary approaches to the study of sport and exercise science.
Develop the application of sport and exercise science to a chosen theme.
Examine topics from physiology, biomechanics and psychology perspectives and apply them in workshops.
Use research evidence to explore issues and topics.

Module Skills

Skills Type Skills details
Application of Number Calculations to be completed during module.
Communication The assessment requires effective oral communication
Improving own Learning and Performance Students will reflect on group workshops to identify areas for improvement and development.
Information Technology Students will be required to use information technology such as bibliographic databases and Powerpoint to source and present information, respectively.
Personal Development and Career planning Students consider career-related issues.
Problem solving In workshop activities and group tutorials throughout the module.
Research skills Using bibliographic databases to soure references.
Subject Specific Skills
Team work Seminars will encourage students to reflect on their group experiences and skills.

Notes

This module is at CQFW Level 5