Awards
Honours Bachelor Degree
Mode of Delivery: Full Time
 
No. of Semesters : 8
NFQ Level: 8
Programme Credits: 240
Language of Instruction: English
Department: Science and Health
Programme Extra Information: Final Award Weighting: Year 3 contributes 30%, Year 4 contributes 70%.
 

Semester Schedules

Stage 1 / Semester 1

Elective Regulation
1. Learners must achieve a minimum grade (35%) in the practical assessment in the following modules: Anatomy 1. 2. Learners must achieve a minimum grade (35%) in the practical/continuous assessment and final examination in the following modules: Physiology and Cell Biology 1, Maths and Physical Sciences for Health Science
Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
ZBIO C1103 Physiology and Cell Biology 1
ZMAT C1101 Maths and Physical Sciences for Health Science
ZPHI C1101 Strength and Conditioning: Applied Coaching 1
ZPSY C1101 Introduction to Sport and Exercise Psychology
ZSCI C1102 Anatomy 1
 

Stage 1 / Semester 2

Elective Regulation
1. Learners must achieve a minimum grade (35%) in the practical assessment in the following modules: Anatomy 2. 2. Learners must achieve a minimum grade (35%) in the practical and continuous assessment in the following modules: Physiology and Cell Biology 2. 3. Learners must achieve a minimum gradate (35%) in the practical/continuous assessment and final exam in the following modules: Physical Sciences for Health Science, Exercise Physiology 1.
Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
ZBIO C1104 Physiology and Cell Biology 2
ZPHI C1102 Strength and Conditioning Applied Coaching 2
ZPHI C1105 Exercise Physiology 1
ZSCI C1103 Anatomy 2
ZSCI C1104 Physical Sciences for Health Science
 

Stage 2 / Semester 1

Elective Regulation
1. Learners must achieve a minimum grade (35%) in the practical and continuous assessment in the following modules: Motor Control, Neuromuscular Skeletal Assessment 1. 2. Learners must achieve a minimum grade (35%) in the practical/continuous assessment and final examination in the following modules: Research in Sport and Health.
Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
ZPHI H2105 Pathophysiology
ZRCH H2101 Research in Sport and Health
ZPHI H2102 Pathology of Injury 1
CTRL H2102 Motor Control
BIOL Neuromuscular Skeletal Assessment I
 

Stage 2 / Semester 2

Elective Regulation
1. Learners must achieve a minimum grade (35%) in the practical and continuous assessment in the following modules: Neuromuscular Skeletal Assessment 2. 2. Learners must achieve a minimum grade (35%) in the practical/continuous assessment and final examination in the following modules: Exercise Physiology 2 for Health, Strength and Conditioning for Performance. 3. Learners may EXIT at this stage of the programme with a Higher Certificate in Science in Physiology and Health Science (Level 6 Embedded Exits Award), provided they have achieved the required learning outcomes for the level 6 award and have accumulated 120 credits. IT Carlow academic regulations apply.
Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
ZPHI H2104 Soft Tissue Manual Therapy
SCIE Pathology of Injury 2
BIOL Neuromuscular Skeletal Assessment 2
PHIO Exercise Physiology 2 for Health
PHIO H3136 Strength and Conditioning for Performance
 

Stage 3 / Semester 1

Elective Regulation
1. Learners must achieve a minimum grade (35%) in the practical and continuous assessment in the following modules: Articular Manual Therapy, Electrophysical Agents. 2. Learners must achieve a minimum grade (35%) in the practical assessment and final examination in the following modules: Sports Nutrition
Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
PHIO H3151 Articular Manual Therapy
ZPHI H3101 Sports Nutrition
PHIO H3142 Electrophysical Agents
PHIOH3139 Student-Led Clinical Practice 1
PHIO H3155 Advanced Rehabilitation and Performance Programming 1
 

Stage 3 / Semester 2

Elective Regulation
1. Learners must achieve a minimum grade (35%) in the practical assessment in the following module: Movement Dysfunction. 2. Learners must achieve a minimum grade (35%) in the project and practical assessment in the following module: Applied Research in Sport and Health. 3. Year 3 contributes 30% to the final award.
Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
PRAC Student Led Clinical Practice 2
PROG Advanced Rehabilitation and Performance Programming 2
PHIO H3161 Movement Dysfunction
RECH Applied Research in Sport and Health
PHIO H3160 Pre Competition Trauma Management
 

Stage 4 / Semester 1

Elective Regulation
1. Learners must achieve a minimum grade (35%) in the practical and continuous assessment in the following module: Differential Diagnosis
Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
PHIO H4119 Differential Diagnosis
PHIO H4124 Current Concepts in Sports Rehabilitation and Athletic Therapy
 

Stage 4 / Semester 2

Elective Regulation
1. Research Project and Dissertation is delivered as a year-long module with the credits awarded at the end of Semester 8. 2. Clinical Placement and Professional Practice is delivered as a year-long module with the credits awarded at the end of Semester 8. 3. There are 3 Pass-Fail parts to this module: Work Placement Element: 1. 475 hours must be completed and the learner successfully deemed competent by their placement supervisor to pass this module. 2. Final clinical practical exam must be passed to pass this module. Student-led clinic element: 3. Learners must pass this element via attendance and completion of a continuous assessment record book (CARB). 4. Year 4 contributes 70% to the final award.
Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
RECH Research Project and Dissertation
WKPL Clinical Placement and Professional Practice