Science - Exercise & Health Science - Athlone Campus

TUS - Athlone Campus

 

Course Name Science - Exercise & Health Science - Athlone Campus
Course Provider TUS - Athlone Campus
Alternative Provider(s) TUS - Technological University of the Shannon
Course Code US788
Course Type Higher Education CAO
Qualifications
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Ordinary Bachelor (Level 7 NFQ)  More info... Major Technological University of the Shannon Level 7 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Athlone
Qualification Letters BSc
Duration 3 years full-time.
Specific Subjects or Course Requirements Grade 06 at ordinary level in five subjects in the Leaving Certificate examination. Two of these subjects must be mathematics and a language (English or Irish).

Garda Vetting Required
Leaving Certificate General Entry Requirements

Expand+Foundation Level Irish
Foundation Level Irish at Grade F2 will meet the minimum language requirement for all courses.

Bonus Points for Honours Mathematics
25 bonus points will be awarded to any CAO applicant who has gained a grade H6 or higher i...

Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP Students apply through the CAO in the normal way. The LCVP module will be considered as a passing module provided the applicant achieves at least a pass grade. This will apply for entry to Honours Degree (Level 8), Ordinary Degree (Level 7) and Higher Certificate (Level 6) courses.

Points will be awarded for LCVP Link Modules as follows:
Pass: 28 points Merit: 46 points Distinction: 66 points
Leaving Certificate Applied Programme LCAP The LCA subjects do not meet the minimum entry requirements for admission to academic courses at TUS and are not considered passing subjects. Holders of the Leaving Certificate Applied programme may wish to undertake a QQI FET/FETAC in order to gain eligibility for entry to third level courses at TUS.
QQI FET Applicants General Information

Expand+QQI-FET/FETAC
TUS accepts QQI-FET/FETAC awards for entry on all courses of study. The following minimum entry requirements will apply to graduates of QQI-FET/FETAC qualifications who are seeking admission to courses at TUS.

HIGHER CERTIFICATE (LE...

QQI FET Entry Requirements Web Page - Click Here
Alternative Entry

Expand+Trade Qualifications
A trade applicant, seeking admission to the first year of a course, should do so through the CAO. Such application may be on the basis of National Craft Certificate, Senior Trades or Advanced Tourism Certification Board (NTCB)/...

Higher Education Access Route HEAR Web Page - Click Here
Disability Access Route to Education DARE Web Page - Click Here
Recognition of Prior Learning RPL Web Page - Click Here
Course Fee

Expand+All undergraduate course fees consist of two elements:

1. Student Contribution Fee and;
2. A Tuition Fee.

Student Contribution Fee
The Student Contribution Fee for the 2022/2023 academic year is €3,000. This is an annual charge, which is se...

Link to Course Fee Web Page - Click Here
Financial Support

Expand+Students can apply through the Student Universal Support Ireland (SUSI) for a grant to cover the
Student Contribution Fee. SUSI is the single awarding authority for all grant applications. It is an “online application system” and is accessed at...

CAO Application Dates and Fees

Expand+Entry 2023

Early online application (discounted): Fee €30 Closing Date: 20 January 2023 at 5pm

Normal online application: Fee €45 Closing Date: 1 February 2023 at 5pm

Late online application - restrictions apply (see page 3 2023 CAO Hand...

Course Content

Expand+What is this course about?
This course will include contributions from physical activity, nutrition, sports science and behaviour change specialists. Students will learn in small class groups, ensuring greater access to equipment and training a...

Subjects Taught

Expand+What will I study?
Year 1: Chemistry for the Health Sciences, Physical Activity for Health across the Lifespan, Human Physiology 1, Learning and Development for Higher Education, Quantitative Methods for the Health Sciences, Cell Biology, Introducti...

Comment Other Information
• QQI FET/FETAC Applicants
• Work placement
• National Vetting Bureau
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+What can I do after the course?
Studying exercise and health science will provide students with the appropriate qualifications for many career options, all requiring expertise to help people at an individual, community and population level to m...

Further Enquiries Dr Mairead Cantwell
Programme Co-Ordinator and Lecturer in Exercise and Health Science
Tel: +353 (0)90 6473043
Email: Mairead.Cantwell@tus.ie

Dr Clare McDermott
Programme Co-Ordinator and Lecturer in Physical Activity and Health Science
Email: Clare.McDermott@tus.ie
Course Web Page Web Page - Click Here
 
Points History
Year Points
2022 225
2021 251
2020 250