Adapted Physical Activity - Kerry Campus

MTU - Kerry Campus


Course Name Adapted Physical Activity - Kerry Campus
Course Provider MTU - Kerry Campus
Alternative Provider(s) MTU - Munster Technological University
Course Code TL_SHAPA_B
Course Type Higher Education Direct Entry
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Honours Bachelor (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major Munster Technological University Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Tralee
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Apply to the Admissions Office, MTU.
Qualification Letters BSc (Hons)
Duration 1 year Add-on
Entry Requirements Holders of the Level 7 BSc in Health and Leisure (Adapted Physical Activity Stream), or an approved equivalent qualification, should apply to IT Tralee.
Mature Applicants The Institute welcomes applications from persons who will be 23 years of age and over on the 1st of January of the proposed year of entry and who wish to be admitted as a mature student. The Institute reserves a minimum of 5% of all places for mature applicants.
Application Date In March of each year, MTU welcomes applications for add-on degree and honours degree programmes, with a commencement date of the following September.

The application process is open for one month, from early March to the first week in April each year (this date changes slightly due to the Easter holidays, but it is always within the first week in April).
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Course Content

Expand+What is in Adapted Physical Activity?
The Honours Degree programme - Adapted Physical Activity (APA) will equip students with specialist knowledge and experience in working with people with disabilities. They are equipped to work in a variety of se...

Subjects Taught Semester: 7
Aquatic Rehabilitation Introduction 5
Adult Learning and Facilitation Skills 5
APA: Policies,Structures and Provision 5
Adapted Adventure Education 5
Community Development Studies 5
Research Project 1 5

Semester: 8
Aquatic Rehabilitation 5
APA:Innovation and Professional Practice 5
Exercise Referral 5
Applied Therapeutic Relationship 5
Research Project 2
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+What are my career opportunities?
Graduates will have specialist knowledge in: communication and teaching methods; contraindications of various activities for specific disabilities; disability sports and adapting mainstream activities to suit indivi...

Further Enquiries Head Of Department Health, Leisure - Kerry:
Ms. Fiona O Flynn
Room(s): W209
Tel: +353 (0)66 7144168 Ext: 4168
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