Letterkenny Campus

Master of Science

Sports Performance Practice

1 year & 2 Years  /    Level 9  /    Full-time & Part-time   /   Work Placement

Is this course for me?

There is an increasing demand within the sports performance industry for motivated and highly skilled graduates who have a specific knowledge of of Applied Sport Science (i.e. Exercise Physiology, Sports Nutrition, Strength and Conditioning and Performance Analysis) as well as highly developed professional practice ethos and skills

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Certain semesters of this course are taken in common with other courses.

9 Sports Nutrition Mandatory 10 0
Physiology of Sport & Exercise Mandatory 10 0
Research Methods Mandatory 5 0
Data Analytics Mandatory 5 0
10 Work Based Learning Research Project Elective 30 0
Strength & Conditioning Mandatory 10 0
Sports Performance Analysis Mandatory 10 0
Professional Practice Mandatory 10 0
Dissertation Elective 30 0

Follow-on Courses

Follow up programmes elsewhere include:

  • Level 10 studies (Doctoral) at other institutions and universities at home and aboard

Key Information

Closing date for applications is 5 July or earlier if the course is full. Students requiring an overseas study visa are advised to apply before 29 May.
Delivery will be blended, weekly online lectures & practical classes block delivered every two weeks on Thursday & Friday provisionally 9.30 to 4.30.
Learners studying the programme part-time over two years will be required to attend one day every two weeks.


EU Fees: €5750.00
Non-EU Fees: €10000.00

Further Information

Department Administration: +353 (0)74 918 6211 / +353 (0)74 918 6210

Head of Department Siobhan Cullen
Email: Siobhan.Cullen@lyit.ie
Telephone: +353 (0)74 9186204

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School of Business
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