This module aims to provide students with the experience of independently designing, carrying out an appropriate research study of their choice, culminating in the writing of a dissertation, composing a research portfolio and dissemination of their findings. In turn, students will investigate one significant research issue or problem, under the supervision of a tutor, associated with the inter-related disciplines of; physical activity and health, sport development, sports coaching and sport business management.This module serves to develop employability skills, in line with the university's Graduate Attribute Matrix for Employability (GAME), with particular emphasis on the following attributes: Resilient, Effective Communicator and Lifelong Learner.