CAO Code LY338
  Letterkenny Campus

Bachelor of Science (Hons)

Athletic Therapy and Exercise Rehabilitation

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

Is this course for me?

Our Bachelor of Science in Athletic Therapy and Exercise Rehabilitation is a four-year programme that equips learners with the knowledge and clinical skills to successfully diagnose, manage, and treat injuries in high-performance athletes, recreational exercisers, and the general public.

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

SEMESTER MODULES MANDATORY/ELECTIVE CREDITS CONTACT HOURS
1 Health Related Physical Activity Mandatory 10 6
Clinical Anatomy & Physiology I Mandatory 10 5
Clinical Skills & Methods Mandatory 10 5
2 Exercise Prescription & Programme Design Mandatory 10 6
Clinical Anatomy & Physiology II Mandatory 10 5
Musculoskeletal Assessment Mandatory 10 5
SEMESTER MODULES MANDATORY/ELECTIVE CREDITS CONTACT HOURS
3 Biomechanics & Movement Analysis Mandatory 10 5
Sports Nutrition & Hydration Mandatory 10 5
Injury Diagnostics Mandatory 10 5
4 Exercise Physiology Mandatory 10 5
Foundations of Strength & Conditioning Mandatory 10 5
Soft Tissue Manual Therapy Mandatory 10 5
SEMESTER MODULES MANDATORY/ELECTIVE CREDITS CONTACT HOURS
5 Personal Fitness Instruction Mandatory 10 5
Neuromusculoskeletal Physical Therapy Mandatory 10 5
Applied Clinical Techniques Mandatory 10 5
6 Research Methods Mandatory 10 5
Pathology of Injury Mandatory 10 5
Applied Clinical Techniques Mandatory 10 5
SEMESTER MODULES MANDATORY/ELECTIVE CREDITS CONTACT HOURS
7 Clinical Work Placement Mandatory 30 0
8 Research Project Mandatory 20 1
Psychology of Injury & Rehabilitation Mandatory 10 5

Follow-on Courses

Follow up programmes elsewhere include:

  • Masters 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, see CAO website.

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

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