Research Methods in Sport Pedagogy

Department of Sport Pedagogy, School of Sport & Exercise Sciences

College of Life and Environmental Sciences


Code 23863

Level of study Second Year

Credit value 20

Semester 1 and 2

Module description

The module will build on the Year 1 module from an applied theoretical perspective. The module will examine different methodologies and provide students with an opportunity to critique existing empirical material. Students will also be able to focus progressively on methods they will need for their final year dissertation or independent study, such as interview techniques; designing of quantitative questionnaires; data analysis (both quantitative and qualitative) and the development and completion of ethics forms. Students will also examine the process of data collection; management; interpretation; analysis and presentation through the use of case studies.

Teaching and learning methods

Lectures, seminars, IT practicals and online tasks