Monitoring and Evaluation of Interventions in Sport, Exercise and Health

Course content

The module aims at providing the students with the kowledge and competences necessary to understand the rationale and evidence for the design, implementation and evaluation of interventions in sport, exercise and health. A cross-disciplinary approach will be taken in order to provide students with a critical awareness of why interventions are employed, the evidence for their success, design and implementation of interventions in sport, exercise and healthcare settings, and insight into the rationale and methodology of evaluating intervention outcomes.


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Learning outcome


  • Understand and have a critical awareness of the rationale and reported purpose of sport, exercise and healthcare interventions relating to specific populations and settings.

  • Provide a critical appreciation of the relationship between sport and exercise activity and intervention in a variety of participant groups.

  • Provide a critical appreciation of the relationship between sport and exercise activity and intervention in a variety of participant groups.


  • Familiarity and confidence in employing Monitoring and Evaluation methodologies

  • Demonstrate their understanding of the subject through both academic and professional reflective practice.

  • Employ strategic planning and development planning skills in analysing, understanding and addressing the development needs and intentions of sport, exercise and health organisations and communities


  • Design, express and evaluate programme theory
  • Project management
  • Scientific report writing


CHANGED for the study year 2018/19.
Lectures, project work: reading material with written assignments.
This is a taught module with face-to-face tuition and will include group project work based upon interventions in a community setting.

Course literature will be announced at study start on Absalon.

Academic qualifications equivalent to a BSc degree is recommended.

Continuous feedback during the course of the semester
Feedback by final exam (In addition to the grade)
Peer feedback (Students give each other feedback)
7,5 ECTS
Type of assessment
Oral examination, 30 min
Written assignment, written during course
30 minute Group Presentation (including discussion) - graded by two internal evaluators and accounting for 50% of the final grade
3000 word essay - written asignment (Evaluation of a community programme) written during the course - graded by one internal evaluator (account for 50% of the final grade)
Without aids
Marking scale
7-point grading scale
Censorship form
No external censorship
Two internal assessors for the oral examination and one internal assesor for the written assesment.
Criteria for exam assessment

See learning outcome


Single subject courses (day)

  • Category
  • Hours
  • Lectures
  • 24
  • Project work
  • 138
  • Seminar
  • 44
  • English
  • 206