Adapted Physical Activity

Institute of Technology Tralee


Course Name Adapted Physical Activity
Course Provider Institute of Technology Tralee
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 Institute of Technology Tralee 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, IT Tralee.
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

Expand+In March of each year, the Institute of Technology, Tralee, 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 Marc...

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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

Expand+Modules with credits:
Semester: 7
Research Project 1 5
Adult Learning and Reflective Practice 5
Adapted Adventure Education 5
Disability Studies and International Practice 5
Aquatic Exercise Therapy Introduction 5
Community Development S...

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 Studies:
Dr. Michael Hall
Room(s): B212
Tel: +353 (0)66 7144168 Ext: 4168
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