Sports Science and Health / Eolaíocht Spórt agus Sláinte Sports Science

Programme title: Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Sports Science and Health

* 2020 CAO Points 410

Leaving Cert

Minimum Number of

Subjects

Higher

6

2 H5

Minimum Grade in

Maths

Eng OR Irish

F2/O6/H7

O6/H7

 

Mature applicants (23+) are welcome. Further details at www.tudublin.ie/mature

Do you want to know how to apply scientific and medical principles to sports, exercise and the body’s ability to perform physically? This programme covers a broad range of disciplines and can lead to many educational and career opportunities. It focuses on the medical aspects of physical activity, and the general concepts of physiology, medical science, nutrition, health, and related training.

Sports Science and Health is the scientific study of physiology and exercise science in relation to the ability of the human body to adapt to motion, movement, physical activity and health changes. This programme covers a broad range of disciplines, focusing on the medical aspects of physical activity, and the general concepts of physiology, medical science, nutrition, health, and related training.  You’ll gain a thorough understanding of the identification, treatment and prevention of injuries that happen during everyday life, illness, physical activity, athletic training, and sporting events.

  • The modules cover injury prevention, diagnosis, treatment and management, and also how illness and disease affect health, well-being and physical performance. Graduates can find work in both clinical and academic settings, with career opportunities in fitness instruction, scientific research and health-related areas.

    An optional Vocational skill module is completed on a portfolio basis by the end of year three. 5 Academic credits are awarded for this module.
  • Graduate Job Titles:
    Biomechanics
    Clinical Exercise Physiologist
    Health Promotion Specialist
    Performance Analyst
    Sport and Exercise Psychologist
    Strength and Conditioning Coach
    Clinical Exercise Physiologist
    Health Promotion Specialist
    Performance Analyst
    Sport and Exercise Psychologist
    Strength and Conditioning Coach

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A good well rounded course that equips students well for further study. I would recommend the course to anyone that is interested in health and fitness.
It gives you a broad understanding of many different aspects of sport science which allows you decide which aspect best suits you.
Great programme with great people. Loved it and really grateful for my time.
TU Code

TU936

Level

Level 8

Award

Bachelor of Science (Hons)

Duration

4 years

Number of Places

25

Location

Tallaght

Fees

EU Fees

Non-EU Fees

Contact Us

School of Science & Computing