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Applied Sciences

Leisure/Sports Management & Sports Studies

Bachelor in Sports Coaching & Management

4 years

€0 pa

Programme profile

This programme prepares students with knowledge and skills needed in today's sports and leisure industry. The Programme focuses on sport instruction and coaching, emphasizing ice hockey, team sports and racket sports.

With a comprehensive approach to the technical, tactical, physical and psychological aspects of sports, students are able to face challenges as coaches and instructors. Communication and management studies develop students" knowhow, particularly in different administrative positions of sports and leisure organisations.

For students specializing in ice hockey coaching, the programme offers a unique opportunity to be involved in the development of the sport on a local, national and global perspective. Through the close co-operation with the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) and International Ice Hockey Centre of Excellence (IIHCE) , the programme is actively involved in the world-wide development of the sport.

Programme content

Core Content:
Sport Skills; People in Sports [inc Anatomy, Psychology]; Health & Well-being [nutrition, Muscle care, First Aid etc] Coaching Skills; Athlete"s Development; Sport Specific Instruction; Interpersonal Communication [Communication Skills; Foreign Language; IT Skills]; Leadership skills; Management Skills [inc Marketing, Finance]


The university offers a related Masters programme, taught through English, in the following area:

Sport Development & Management

Entry Requirements

3 A-levels + 3 GCSEs

Transfer opportunities for students with relevant qualifications from Further Education.

Six subjects at Leaving Certificate including at least two 2 at H5

Also opportunities for students with relevant QQI/FETAC qualifications.




A-Level or Leaving Certificate results usually need to be received by university before 31 July

04 January

18 January

* there is a second application round 28.03 - 11.04