Sport Management & Coaching

Institute of Technology Carlow - Carlow Campus

 

Course Name Sport Management & Coaching
Course Provider Institute of Technology Carlow - Carlow Campus
Course Code CW858
Course Type Higher Education CAO
Qualifications
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Honours Bachelor (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major Institute of Technology Carlow Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Carlow Town
Qualification Letters BA (Hons)
Duration 4 years
Specific Subjects or Course Requirements 2 H5 & 4 O6/H7

English or Irish: O6/H7

** CW858, CW807, CW817 and CW827: Combination of Leaving Cert points, interview and portfolio.

Garda Vetting is required
Leaving Certificate General Entry Requirements

Expand+Bonus Points for Higher Level Mathematics
A bonus of 25 points continues to be allocated to applicants who achieve a Grade H6 or better in higher Mathematics. This means that the maximum cumulative Leaving Certificate points total will increase fro...

Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP

Expand+Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme
Entry requirements – Honours Bachelor Degrees – NFQ Level 8
Institute of Technology Carlow awards points for results in the Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme Link Modules. This link module can be ...

QQI FET Applicants General Information

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QQI-FET (FETAC)
Students who have completed a full QQI-FET award at Level 5, and achieved at least three distinctions, are eligible to apply through CAO for entry to Year 1 on to Level 6, 7 and 8
courses. Students who have completed ...

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Mature Applicants

Expand+Mature applicants must also submit a portfolio and will be assessed on an individual basis and may be interviewed.

Mature Student Applicants
Mature student applicants must be 23 years of age, or over, on 1st January of the year of entry to a cou...

Alternative Entry

Expand+Non-Standard Applications
Applications will also be considered from applicants holding qualifications other than Leaving Certificate. Such applicants should also apply via the CAO. Applicants should tick the relevant box/ boxes for special categorie...

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Number of Places 30
Course Fee

Expand+Schedule of Fees 2021/22 Undergraduates

* Fees may be subject to change in 2022/23

Certificate Year 1
Maintenance Grant Holder Tuition Fee NIL Student Contribution NIL Total Due NIL
Non Maintenance Grant Holder Tuition Fee NIL Student Contri...

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Financial Support

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All students are required to pay the Student Contribution Fee. Students who do not have the means to afford this payment are entitled to apply for assistance in the form of a grant from the government. The Department of Education a...

Portfolio

Expand+Portfolio requirement:
Applicants will be assessed on the basis of a combination of portfolio score and Leaving Certificate points. This portfolio will involve the submission of a detailed applicant profile which will provide information on the app...

CAO Application Dates and Fees

Expand+Entry 2021

Early online application (discounted): Fee €30 Closing Date: 20 January 2021 at 5:15pm

Normal online application: Fee €45 Closing Date: 1 February 2021 at 5:15pm

Late online application - restrictions apply (see page 3 2021 CA...

Course Content

Expand+Sport Management and Coaching (with options in: GAA, Rugby or Soccer).

What is Sports Management and Coaching?
Sports management and coaching is an area of study that combines the techniques of sports management and coaching with the principle...

Subjects Taught

Expand+What subjects will I study?
YEAR 1
Mandatory Subjects
Player Development 1
Coach Education 1
Applied Anatomy and Sports Physiology
Effective Writing and Research
Foundations of Sport Management
Information Technology

YEAR 2
Mandatory Subj...

Comment

Expand+SPECIAL FEATURES
• This is the only course of its kind in Ireland and is delivered in association with the FAI, Leinster GAA and Leinster Rugby.

• Experienced coaches and coach educators from each of the sporting bodies deliver the player ...

Careers or Further Progression Career Opportunities
Graduates will be qualified to work in a variety of sports-related careers including: sports development officers; sports management; club development; club administration; sport coaching and fitness instruction, governing body management and administration.

Further Studies
Graduates of this course may be eligible to progress to masters level in the areas of Performance Analysis, Strength and Conditioning and Business or the MSc in Strength and Conditioning
Further Enquiries Programme Director
Denis O’Brien BA (Hons), MBA, CIMA, QFA
E: denis.obrien@itcarlow.ie
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Points History
Year Points
2021 700 # (Test / Interview / Portfolio / Audition)
2020 700 # (Test / Interview / Portfolio / Audition)
2019 700 # (Test / Interview / Portfolio / Audition)