Health & Exercise Science

Institute of Technology Sligo

 

Course Name Health & Exercise Science
Course Provider Institute of Technology Sligo
Course Code SG406
Course Type Higher Education CAO
Qualifications
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Level 6 Higher Certificate (Level 6 NFQ)  More info... Major Institute of Technology Sligo Level 6 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Ballinode, Sligo Town
Duration 2 years
Specific Subjects or Course Requirements Five grade O6/H7.

Leaving Certificate subjects must include Mathematics* and English or Irish.

F2 in Foundation Math accepted
Leaving Certificate General Entry Requirements

Expand+Bonus Points for Maths
25 additional points will be awarded for higher level Mathematics at grades H6 and above.

* Some courses do not require Mathematics as an entry requirement, while others have certain exemptions or honours requirements – p...

Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP LCVP
LCVP modules can be counted as one of the passes required when considering LCE entry requirements for IT Sligo courses. CAO points are awarded as follows:

Level Points
Distinction 66
Merit 46
Pass 28
QQI FET Applicants General Information

Expand+Scoring System for Eligible Applicants who hold QQI FET/FETAC Awards
A full QQI FET/FETAC Level 5 or 6 major award will have a minimum credit value of 120. Component awards, or achievement of less than 120 credits, do not constitute a full award.
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QQI FET Entry Requirements Web Page - Click Here
Mature Applicants

Expand+IT Sligo welcomes applications from mature students. Up to 20% of places on courses in the Institute are reserved for mature applicants. We recognise the valuable life and work experience that they bring to the courses they undertake.

From your pe...

Alternative Entry

Expand+The Minimum Entry Requirements For Applicants From Northern Ireland (GCE AS, A2, AVCE, Double Award, BTEC) Are:
Applicants must have a recognised award at Level 3 on the UK framework of qualifications. GCE AS and A Level, NVQ Level 3, Advanced Diplo...

Higher Education Access Route HEAR Web Page - Click Here
Disability Access Route to Education DARE Web Page - Click Here
Financial Support

Expand+A Student Contribution (registration) fee of €3,000 (2020/21) is payable by all students who do not qualify for a grant or scholarship. SUSI, Student Universal Support Ireland, provides financial support to eligible students. There are two elemen...

CAO Application Dates and Fees

Expand+Early online application (discounted): Fee €30 Closing Date: 20 January 2020 at 5:15pm

Normal online application: Fee €45 Closing Date: 1 February 2020 at 5:15pm

Late online application - restrictions apply (see page 3 2020 CAO Handbook): F...

Course Content What is Health and Exercise Science?
It refers to the study of human movement and nutrition.

Programme Description:
This programme aims to provide graduates with an excellent foundation for many careers in the physical activity and health sector. Students will acquire a unique blend of practical skills and knowledge in a broad range of health-related fields which will enable them to make informed decisions about specialist areas for further study.
Subjects Taught

Expand+Programme Overview:
Year One:
Students acquire practical skills in core subjects, including Biology, Chemistry, Human Anatomy and Physiology, Mathematics, Health and Fitness, Health Communications, Facilitation & Groupwork Skills, Health promotio...

Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Graduate Destinations:
This programme provides graduates with a pathway to progress to degree level courses in allied health professions such as; physiotherapy, occupational therapy, speech and language therapy, sports science, sports rehabilitatio...

Further Enquiries Admissions Office
T: +353 (0)71 931 8510
E: admissions@itsligo.ie
 
Points History
Year Points
2019 367