CAO Code LY347
  Letterkenny Campus

Bachelor of Science (Ord)

Sport & Exercise

3 years  /    Level 7  /    Full-time   /   Work Placement

Is this course for me?

The Bachelor of Science in Sports and Exercise degree at ATU Donegal intends to provide students with a strong foundation in the discipline areas of performance, health and well-being. Topics such as coaching, sports and exercise nutrition, leadership and technology are reviewed in this programme.

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

Sport & Exercise (Common Entry)
SEMESTER MODULES MANDATORY/ELECTIVE CREDITS CONTACT HOURS
1 Sports Study Skills Mandatory 5 3
Introduction to Anatomy & Physiology 1 Mandatory 5 3
Health Related Physical Activity Mandatory 10 6
Sports Coaching Practice Mandatory 5 3
Sports Leisure and Society Mandatory 5 3
2 Exercise Prescription & Programme Design Mandatory 10 6
Sports Coaching Leadership Mandatory 10 6
Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology 2 Mandatory 5 3
Sports Study Skills 2 Mandatory 5 3
SEMESTER MODULES MANDATORY/ELECTIVE CREDITS CONTACT HOURS
3 Biomechanics & Movement Analysis Mandatory 10 5
Sports & Leisure Frameworks Mandatory 10 5
Sports and Exercise Nutrition Mandatory 10 5
4 Performance Analysis and Technology in Sport Mandatory 10 5
Sports and Exercise Physiology Mandatory 10 5
Foundation of Strength and Conditioning Mandatory 10 5
SEMESTER MODULES MANDATORY/ELECTIVE CREDITS CONTACT HOURS
5 Introduction to Sports Psychology Mandatory 5 3
Developing as a Sports Practitioner/ Physical Educator Mandatory 5 3
Health Promotion & Wellbeing Mandatory 10 5
Personal Fitness Instruction Elective 10 5
Movement Studies: Gym & Dance Elective 10 5
6 Work Placement Elective 30 1
Erasmus Placement Elective 30 1

Follow-on Courses

Follow up programmes elsewhere include:

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

Key Information

This programme may bring students into contact with vulnerable adults or children, therefore Garda Vetting is required.

Applicants are unable to go on placement or complete course requirements until vetting is satisfactorily completed. Registration is temporary until such time as vetting is complete.

Fees

EU Fees: €3,000
Non-EU Fees: €10,000

Further Information

Department Administration: +353 (0)74 9186613 / +353 (0)74 9186612

Head of Department Nicola Dunnion
Email: nicola.dunnion@lyit.ie
Telephone: +353 (0)74 918 6645

School and Department
School of Business
Department of Tourism & Sport