Sports Management & Coaching - Gaelic Games - Carlow

SETU - Carlow Campus


Course Name Sports Management & Coaching - Gaelic Games - Carlow
Course Provider SETU - Carlow Campus
Alternative Provider(s) SETU - South East Technological University
Course Code SE907
Course Type Higher Education CAO
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Honours Bachelor (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major South East Technological University 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 subjects: H5
4 subjects: O6/H7
English or Irish: O6/H7

Garda vetting required

* Entry through a combination of leaving cert points, portfolio and interview.

Application Process

Once you apply to this course through the CAO you will be sent an information form from the University, which you will need to complete and return.

You will then be invited to attend a trial/skills followed by an interview.
Leaving Certificate General Entry Requirements

Expand+Bonus points for higher level maths
25 bonus points will be awarded for Higher Level Mathematics for H6 grades or above.

SETU Carlow Campus recognises foundation level grades for the purpose of admissions to higher education under the follow cri...

Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP

Entry requirements – Honours Bachelor Degree (NFQ Level 8)
SETU Carlow Campus awards points for results in the Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme Link Modules. This links module can be used in place of a sixth Leaving Certificate subj...

Leaving Certificate Applied Programme LCAP LCAP
Leaving Certificate Applied Programme
Holders of the LCAP may become eligible for a place at SETU Carlow Campus by completing a full QQI level 5 award.
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Mature Applicants

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Mature student applicants must be 23 years of age, or over, on 1st January of the year of entry to a course. Mature student applicants will be assessed on an individual basis and may be interviewed. Mature student applicant...

Alternative Entry

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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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Financial Support

Expand+All students are required to pay the Student Contribution Fee of €3,000. Students who feel their means allow can apply for a grant to assist with the payment of this fee and may also receive a maintenance payment. The Department of Education and Sc...

CAO Application Dates and Fees

Expand+Entry 2023

Early online application (discounted): Fee €30 Closing Date: 20 January 2023 at 5pm

Normal online application: Fee €45 Closing Date: 1 February 2023 at 5pm

Late online application - restrictions apply (see page 3 2023 CAO Hand...

Course Content

Expand+About the course
Sports management and coaching is an area of study that combines the techniques of sports management and coaching with the principles of business and enterprise. This course is unique to Ireland as it is delivered in associati...

Subjects Taught Year 1 Modules

Semester 1
Player Development 1 (GAA)
Applied Anatomy & Sports
Physiology 1
Intro to Coaching Pedagogy
Professional Writing & Research in
the Digital Age
Information Technology

Semester 2
Player Development 2 GAA
Applied Anatomy & Sports
Physiology 2
Coach Education GAA 1
Intro to Accounting for Sport
Foundations of Sport Management
Careers or Further Progression Career opportunities
Graduates will be qualified to work in a variety of sport-related careers, including: sport development officers; GAA development officers; video analysts; sports management; club development and/or administration; sports coaching and fitness instruction.
Graduates have also taken up various roles in business and marketing
Further Enquiries Brian Dunne MSc
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Points History
Year Points
2022 700 # (Test / Interview / Portfolio / Audition)
2021 700 # (Test / Interview / Portfolio / Audition)
2020 700 # (Test / Interview / Portfolio / Audition)