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HL30062: Interdisciplinary study

Follow this link for further information on academic years Academic Year: 2014/5
Further information on owning departmentsOwning Department/School: Department for Health
Further information on credits Credits: 6
Further information on unit levels Level: Honours (FHEQ level 6)
Further information on teaching periods Period: Semester 2
Further information on unit assessment Assessment Summary: CW 100%
Further information on unit assessment Assessment Detail:
  • Oral Presentation (CW 70% - Qualifying Mark: 1)
  • Research Proposal (CW 30% - Qualifying Mark: 1)
Further information on supplementary assessment Supplementary Assessment: Like-for-like reassessment (where allowed by programme regulations)
Further information on requisites Requisites: Before taking this unit you must take any two of HL30054, HL30155 and HL30056.
Further information on descriptions Description: Aims & Learning Objectives:
To extend knowledge and its translation into policy and practice following an interdisciplinary approach which encompasses the core disciplines of biomechanics, physiology and psychology and other subjects to contextualise within the sport, exercise, and health research area. On successful completion of this unit, students should be able to:
* Demonstrate an in-depth knowledge and understanding of the advantages and limitations of interdisciplinary approaches in sport, exercise, and health research, policy and practice.
* Critically evaluate interdisciplinary research focusing on sport and exercise.
* Demonstrate an in-depth understanding of the interactive process of interdisciplinarity in which researchers work jointly to address a common research problem.
* Lead and contribute effectively to verbal and electronic discussions.

Interdisciplinary study topics to include a combination of at least two of the sport and exercise core disciplines (biomechanics, physiology and psychology) and a selection of other disciplines related to the chosen study topic.
Further information on programme availabilityProgramme availability:

HL30062 is a Designated Essential Unit on the following programmes:

Department for Health
  • UHHL-AFB01 : BSc(Hons) Sport and Exercise Science (Year 3)
  • UHHL-ACB04 : BSc(Hons) Sport and Exercise Science with Combined Professional Placement and Study Abroad (Year 4)
  • UHHL-AKB04 : BSc(Hons) Sport and Exercise Science with Professional Placement (Year 4)
  • UHHL-AAB02 : BSc(Hons) Sport and Exercise Science with Study year abroad (Year 4)

* This unit catalogue is applicable for the 2014/15 academic year only. Students continuing their studies into 2015/16 and beyond should not assume that this unit will be available in future years in the format displayed here for 2014/15.
* Programmes and units are subject to change at any time, in accordance with normal University procedures.
* Availability of units will be subject to constraints such as staff availability, minimum and maximum group sizes, and timetabling factors as well as a student's ability to meet any pre-requisite rules.