Exercise & Health Behaviour Change - Athlone Campus

TUS - Athlone Campus


Course Name Exercise & Health Behaviour Change - Athlone Campus
Course Provider TUS - Athlone Campus
Alternative Provider(s) TUS - Technological University of the Shannon
Course Code 115062 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Higher Education Direct Entry
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Honours Bachelor (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major Technological University of the Shannon Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Athlone
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment How to apply
Applications are made online between 1 February and 1 June. Contact the admissions department in Athlone for details.

*External students can transfer to addon courses provided that their previous qualifications meet our entry requirements.
Qualification Letters BSc (Hons)
Duration 1 year add-on.
Entry Requirements Minimum Entry Requirements
Level 7 BSc in Exercise and Health Science (AL740) or an equivalent NFQ Level 7 programme.
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Course Content

Expand+What is this course about?
This course is a progression from the Level 7 Exercise and Health Science currently running in the Department of Sport and Health Sciences. The aim of the programme is to develop expertise in the area of physical activity ...

Subjects Taught What will I study?
Research Project, Biostatistics in Human Health, Clinical Populations 2, Psychology of Motivation and Health Risk Behaviour Change, Interventions for Physical Activity and Health Promotion, Assessment of PA Behaviours, Public Health Nutrition and Behaviour Change, Exercise Consultation for Public Health, Exercise Instruction for Special Populations.
Comment Other Information
• QQI FET/FETAC Applicants
• Work placement
• National Vetting Bureau
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+What can I do after the course?
This particular programme aims to produce graduates with the appropriate skillsets to work in the expanding area of exercise is medicine. To date, graduates working in these areas in Ireland are primarily sport scient...

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