CAO Code LY228
  Letterkenny Campus

Bachelor of Science (Hons)

Sport & Exercise (Common Entry)

4 years  /    Level 8  /    Full-time   /   Work Placement

Is this course for me?

Our Bachelor of Science in Sports & Exercise with degree award options: Performance or Physical Education, is a four year programme that combines your passion for sports with a successful career progress through the course.

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

SEMESTER PROPOSED MODULES MANDATORY/ELECTIVE CREDITS HOURS PER WEEK
1 Sports Coaching Practice Mandatory 5 3
Sport, Leisure and Society Mandatory 5 3
Sports Study Skills Mandatory 10 8
Health Related Physical Activity Mandatory 10 6
2 Exercise Prescription & Programme Design Mandatory 10 6
Sports Coaching Leadership Mandatory 10 6
Anatomy and Physiology Mandatory 10 5
SEMESTER PROPOSED MODULES MANDATORY/ELECTIVE CREDITS HOURS PER WEEK
3 Biomechanics and Movement Analysis Mandatory 10 5
Sports Frameworks: Social, Psychological and Pedagogical Mandatory 10 5
Sports Nutrition & Hydration Mandatory 10 5
4 Performance Analysis Mandatory 10 4
Exercise Physiology Mandatory 10 4
Foundations of Strength & Conditioning Mandatory 10 5

After successfully completing the common entry, students get to choose one of the following specialisms:

Follow-on Courses

Follow up programmes elsewhere include:

  • Master degrees in institutes and universities at home and abroad.

Key Information

CAO Key Dates:
Discounted closing date – 20 January (17:15)
Normal closing date – 1 February (17:15)
Late closing date – 1 May (17:15)
Change of Mind opens – 5 May (12:00)
Change of Mind closes – 1 July (17:15)
Round 1 offers – 20 August (06:00)

Further Information

Contact
Siobhan Cullen
Head of Department

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

School and Department
Department of Law & Humanities
School of Business