Letterkenny Campus

Bachelor of Science (Hons)

Applied Strength & Conditioning

4 years  /    Level 8  /    Part-time

Is this course for me?

The BSc (Hons) in Applied Strength & Conditioning has been designed to suit mature learners who would like to return to education and achieve a qualification but cannot attend a full-time course. The course provides learners with a scientific grounding in strength and conditioning application.

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

PROPOSED MODULES MANDATORY/ELECTIVE CREDITS
1 Anatomy & Physiology for Performance Mandatory 10
Principles of Exercise, Fitness & Health Mandatory 10
Resistance Training Mandatory 10
2 Personal Fitness Training Mandatory 10
Programme Design & Prescription Mandatory 10
Foundations of Nutrition Mandatory 10
PROPOSED MODULES MANDATORY/ELECTIVE CREDITS
3 Coaching Science Mandatory 10
Biomechanics of Movement Mandatory 10
Sports & Exercise Physiology Mandatory 10
4 Athlete Evaluation & Load Monitoring Mandatory 10
Speed & Agility Development Mandatory 10
Athletic Development – Special Populations Mandatory 10
PROPOSED MODULES MANDATORY/ELECTIVE CREDITS
5 Professional Development – Reflective Practice Mandatory 5
Work Based Learning (Placement) Mandatory 25
6 Sports Periodisation Mandatory 10
Endurance Development Mandatory 10
Applied Sports Psychology Mandatory 10
PROPOSED MODULES MANDATORY/ELECTIVE CREDITS
7 Youth Strength & Conditioning* (WI L1) Mandatory 10
Sports Nutrition Practice Mandatory 10
Sports Injury Prevention & Rehabilitation Mandatory 10
8 Research methods Mandatory 5
Project Mandatory 25

Fees

EU Fees: €1,500 per 30 credits or per semester
Non-EU Fees: €10,500

Further Information

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

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

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