Sport Psychology

Institute of Art Design & Technology


Course Name Sport Psychology
Course Provider Institute of Art Design & Technology
Course Code DL105
Course Type Lifelong Learning
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Special Purpose Certificate (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Special Purpose Institute of Art Design and Technology Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time, Evening
Location (Districts) Dun Laoghaire
Application Date Application Deadline
Wednesday 24th August 2022 at 4pm
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Duration 20 weeks part-time.

How will this course be delivered?
Classes will take place on campus on Wednesday evenings (7pm – 9pm) from the 28th September 2022 to the 15th March 2023.
Course Fee €900

All fees for certificate programmes must be fully paid prior to commencement of course; students cannot attend classes or access course materials until then.
Entry Requirements Min Entry Requirements
Leaving Certificate Examination or equivalent (NFQ Level 5). Applicants may be considered based on their prior experience and learning through our RPL (recognition of prior learning) process.
Number of Places 25
Course Content

Sport Psychology

Explore human behaviour within sport, and learn how psychological principles are applied to enhance performance.

What is it?
Sport psychology is the study of psychological principles as applied to the world of spo...

Subjects Taught What topics will I study?
- Mental Fitness + Mental Skills Training, including Mental Fortitude Development
- Team Dynamics + Cohesion
- Expertise in Sport
- Psychology of Sports Injuries
- Psychology of Exercise + Health
- Sport Cyberpsychology.
Assessment Method How will I be assessed?
The Certificate is awarded based on the successful completion of two written pieces of continuous assessment work, submitted by students at the end of Term 1 (Week 10) and Term 2 (Week 20). All assessment details are provided to students in Week 1 of classes.
Careers or Further Progression Future Careers
Course graduates can apply the knowledge acquired to their own professional roles – for example, as performers, managers, coaches or medical support staff. The course also offers continuing professional development for coaches, managers, media personnel and sport scientists, as well as providing a pathway to more advanced study of Sport Psychology at Masters level.
Further Enquiries Dr Olivia Hurley
Course Co-ordinator
Phone: +353 1 239 4124

Eileen MacNamara
Admissions Queries
Phone: +353 1 239 4612
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