Sports Studies - Pre - University

Monaghan Institute


Course Name Sports Studies - Pre - University
Course Provider Monaghan Institute
Alternative Provider(s) Cavan & Monaghan ETB
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Course Code 5M5146 PU09
Course Type PLC Post Leaving Cert
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Level 5 Certificate (Level 5 NFQ)  More info... Major QQI Level 5 NFQ
Award - UK  Comparing Qualifications in the UK and Ireland International Therapy Examination Council None
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Monaghan Town
Course Content

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This Pre-University Sports Studies programme is both theory and practically orientated, which offers our learners a wide variety of skills and competencies that may enable them to progress to Sports degrees at University and on to th...

FET Code 5M5146 - Sports, Recreation & Exercise
Duration 1 year full-time.
Comment Qualifications Obtained
5M5146 QQI Level 5 Sports, Recreation and Exercise
NGB Awards (GAA and FAI)
ITEC Gym Instructor
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Course Fee QQI Exam Fee € 50.00
Administration Fee € 50.00
Capitation Fee €130.00
First Aid Responder €190.00
Coaching costs €80.00
ITEC Fitness Instructing €150.00
VTCT (ITEC) Infection Prevention for Sport and Fitness Sessions € 22.00

There will be additional fees for specialist courses & MI College Tracksuit
Financial Support Full-time learners may be eligible to apply for PLC maintenance grants, which are means tested. For further details, visit or where applications can be made online or downloaded.
Application Date

Expand+You can apply online now. Applications close in October each year and reopen for the next academic year in January.

Monaghan Institute operates a policy of selection and admission of learners that is, at all stages and in all ways, equitable, tran...

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Entry Requirements Leaving Certificate with five O6 grades (or five passes pre 2017) or equivalent is the standard entry requirement for Level 5 courses. Leaving Certificate Applied or QQI Level 4 Award are also acceptable on the majority of Level 5 courses.

Some courses have subject specific requirements and these will be noted on relevant course pages.

A QQI Level 5 award or equivalent in a relevant subject area is the standard entry requirement for Level 6 Advanced Certificate courses.
Assessment Method You will be assessed on the basis of:
• Assignments
• Project Work
• Practical Skills Tests
• Final Examinations
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Careers or Further Progression

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Progress to a degree where you can pursue a career in:

PE Teaching
GAA Coach
Youth and Community Worker
FAI Coach
Leisure Centre Management
Performance Analysis
Gym Instructor
Sports Coach
Sports Development Officer


Further Enquiries Monaghan Institute Education Campus,
Armagh Road,
Tel. 047-84900
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