Courses & Units

Directed Study in Exercise CXA403


This unit has been discontinued.


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This unit provides students with the opportunity to undertake detailed investigation of a topic of interest within their general field of study. The study may be performed as an individual or as part of a small group. The specific syllabus will be determined by the particular study area chosen. Approval for a particular study must be given by the unit coordinator and is dependent on an academic staff member being available and willing to supervise the proposed project.

Students will be required to undertake an extensive review of the literature and write a final report, or conduct a review of the literature and a research project or develop a business case. The topic or investigative project will be presented in a written paper form and in a final seminar presentation.


Unit name Directed Study in Exercise
Unit code CXA403
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Health and Medicine
School of Health Sciences
Discipline Health Sciences

Nathan Pitchford

Teaching staff

Dr Sam Wu, Dr Cecilia Shing

Level Honours
Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No


Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Launceston Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic


International students
Domestic students

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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 25/2/2019 22/3/2019 15/4/2019 2/6/2019

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

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Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
2 2019: $1,169.00 2019: $2,321.00 069999

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Mutual Exclusions

You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:


Teaching Pattern

2-hr Lecture (weeks 1, 2, 7, 13); Independent work with regular consultation with supervisor; Attendance at 3-hr oral presentation session in final week.


Literature Review (1800 words) (25%); Oral presentation (15%); Final Project Report (3000-5000 words) (50%); Journal Submission (10%).

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