BSc (Hons) in Sports Coaching & Performance

Waterford Institute of Technology
Waterford, Ireland
Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Study mode
Full-time
Duration
4 years
Intakes
May September
Total tuition fee (local)
USD 19,957
Total tuition fee (foreign)
USD 45,969

Entry Requirements

Leaving Cert

  • 2 subjects: HC3 or better
  • 4 subjects: OD3 or better

Required Subjects

  • English/Irish: OD3/HD3
  • Mathematics: OD3/HD3

Advanced Entry

  • Students who have completed all or part of a third level qualification, may be eligible for entry into years other than year 1 of this course.

Curriculum

  • Introduction to Sport & Exercise Science
  • Introduction to Coaching
  • Research and Learning
  • Introduction to Sport and Leisure
  • Strength and Conditioning 1
  • Lifestyle Management
  • Coach Education 1
  • Biomechanics and Kinesiology
  • Motor Behaviour
  • Data and Measurement
  • Exercise Physiology 1
  • Sports Physiology
  • Instructional Skill Development
  • Coaching Leadership
  • Strength and Conditioning 2
  • Sociology of Sport and Leisure
  • Talent Identification and Long-Term Athlete Development
  • Coach Education 2
  • Coaching Process
  • Exercise Programming
  • Movement and Performance Analysis
  • Sport and Exercise Psychology
  • Performance Planning
  • Paralympic Sport
  • Coaching Internship 1
  • Research Methods and Statistics
  • Advanced Performance Analysis
  • Coaching Internship 2
  • Major Project 1
  • Science of Elite Sports Performance
  • Performance Psychology
  • Strength and Conditioning 3
  • Sports Development
  • Major Project 2
  • Sport and Exercise Nutrition
  • Sport and Exercise Medicine
  • Professional Case Studies in Coaching
  • International Perspectives on Talent Development Programes

 

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