1 Admission into HBSHPA-Bachelor of Sport, Health and Physical Activity (Honours)
1a Admission into HBSAR-Bachelor of Sport and Active Recreation (Honours)
2 EDUC7120 - Approaches to Research (Honours)
3 EDUC7121 - Honours Thesis Preparation
4 EDUC7122 - Honours Research Methods
Must Satisfy: ((1 or 1a) and 2 and 3 and 4)
Assumed knowledge
Students must have completed equivalent topics from other institutions prior to beginning the topic
Topic description
EDUC7220/A Honours Thesis is the written presentation of the student's research. Included within the Honours Thesis are the literature review, research methods, data and discussion and conclusions surrounding the student's chosen area of research.
Educational aims
This topic aims to:

  • understand the significance of a thesis in communicating research outcomes

  • develop an awareness of the conventions of an academic thesis in conveying academic research

  • provide students with the opportunity to culminate their research in a cohesive and coherent manner
Expected learning outcomes
  • On completion of this topic students will be able to:

  • undertake independent research, including research activities including database/internet research, ethical research, primary and secondary analysis

  • apply secondary material and theory, and advanced creative/critical writing skills to an extended piece of writing

  • demonstrate the ability to communicate research skills and knowledge via oral and written communication/assessment