CAO Code LY206
  Letterkenny Campus

Higher Certificate

Sports Studies

2 years  /    Level 6  /    Full-time

Is this course for me?

Our Higher Certificate in Sports Studies is a two year programme that enables you to carve out an exciting career in sports, health or fitness. It’s your opportunity to combine your greatest passion with a successful career.

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

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

Key Information

This programme may bring students into contact with vulnerable adults or children, therefore Garda Vetting is required. Applicants will be unable to go on placement or complete the course requirements until vetting is satisfactorily completed. Registration is temporary until such time as vetting is

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

School and Department
School of Business
Department of Law & Humanities