Pre-University Sports Science | Dunboyne College of Further Education

Science Department

Pre-University Sports Science

Applied Science Laboratory Techniques 5M3807

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COURSE CONTENT

The following modules will be offered in 2022, subject to availability and demand:

 

  • Mathematics
  • Nutrition
  • Communications
  • Biology
  • Work Experience
  • Laboratory Techniques
  • Chemistry
  • Word Processing
  • Sports Anatomy and Physiology
  • Exercise and Fitness
  • Physics

WHAT IS SPORTS SCIENCE?

This one-year course introduces students to the broad and expanding sector of Sport Science. An interesting course that will provide students with the skills, knowledge and qualifications necessary to gain employment in the sports sector. With the combination of modules, students can avail of the science award with some coaching modules and sports anatomy and then continue to higher education to study health or sports science.

 

CERTIFICATION

  • QQI Level 5 in Applied Science Laboratory Techniques 5M3807

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Graduates may pursue science certificate or degree courses in TCD, UCD, DCU, TU Dublin City Campus, IT Carlow, Athlone IT, UCC, TU Dublin Tallaght, St. Angela’s College Sligo. as well as other ITs and colleges around the country or in the UK. For example, there are up to 21 places in Maynooth University, 30 places in UCD science courses and 10 places in Trinity in First Science for QQI graduates. Students can progress to PE Teaching via an undergraduate degree at IT Tralee or Cork University and to the Postgraduate Master in PE Teaching at UL. Alternatively, students may seek immediate employment in a range of companies and projects that seek graduates with a science aptitude.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

  • Leaving Cert or LCA
  • Mature students of all backgrounds
  • Other equivalent qualification

All applicants will be interviewed regardless of previous qualifications.

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EXAMPLES OF HIGHER EDUCATION PROGRESSION:

DCU: DC202 Sport Science and Health (Level 8, 4 Years)

IT Athlone: AL837 Sports Science with Exercise Physiology (Level 8, 4 Years)

TU Dublin Tallaght: TU936 Sports Science and Health (Level 8, 4 Years)

LIST OF COURSE FEES

Exam Fee €50
Non-Refund €30 €30
Student Registration Fee €50
Specialist Course Fees 2022 €120
DCFE Total Fee €250

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