Sports Coaching & Performance - Waterford

SETU - Waterford Campus

 

Course Name Sports Coaching & Performance - Waterford
Course Provider SETU - Waterford Campus
Alternative Provider(s) SETU - South East Technological University
Course Code SE904
Course Type Higher Education CAO
Qualifications
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) Waterford City
Qualification Letters BSc (Hons)
Duration 4 years
Specific Subjects or Course Requirements Leaving Cert:
2 subjects: H5
4 subjects: O6/H7
English or Irish: O6/H7
Mathematics: O6/H7
Leaving Certificate General Entry Requirements

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Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP Leaving Cert Vocational

Waterford Institute of Technology treats the link modules as a single subject and awards points as follows:

Distinction - 66, Merit - 46, Pass - 28

This is automatically computed by the CAO and will count if it is one of your six best subjects. It will not, however, substitute for an honour where one or more are required.
Leaving Certificate Applied Programme LCAP Leaving Cert Applied

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CAO Application Dates and Fees

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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

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Course Content About the course
The BSc (Hons) in Sports Coaching and Performance is a four year honours degree that provides aspiring coaches from a variety of sporting backgrounds with an advanced coach education.

The programme combines the disciplines of sport science and coach education, applying theory to practice in different performance environments.

An internship year provides students with a unique lived experience to work in the field and gain knowledge in the working environment.
Subjects Taught Year 1 Modules

Semester 1
Intro to Coaching
Intro to Sport & Exercise Science
Intro to Sports Coaching & Society
Lifestyle Management
Research & Learning
Strength & Conditioning 1

Semester 2
Coach Education
Talent Identification & LTAD
Motor Behaviour
Data & Measurement
Exercise Physiology 1
Biomechanics & Kinesiology
Careers or Further Progression Career opportunities
Four key areas of employment range from:

• Coaching and sports development
• Performance Analyst
• Strength and conditioning coach
• Applied sport scientist.

Students will also have the knowledge and skills necessary to undertake advanced coaching awards to international standards in their specialist sports in the years following graduation.
Further Enquiries Dr Jean McArdle, PhD
E: jean.mcardle@setu.ie
Dr Emma Saunders, PhD
E: emma.saunders@setu.ie
Course Web Page Web Page - Click Here
 
Points History
Year Points
2022 271
2021 261
2020 270