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 of Human Movement 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 C1105 Anatomy of Human Movement 1
 

Stage 1 / Semester 2

Elective Regulation
1. Learners must achieve a minimum grade (35%) in the practical assessment in the following modules: Anatomy of Human Movement 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 C1104 Physical Sciences for Health Science
ZSCI C1106 Anatomy of Human Movement 2
 

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. 2. Learners must achieve a minimum grade (35%) in the practical/continuous assessment and final examination in the following modules: Nutritional Biochemistry, Research in Sport and Health.
Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
NUTR Nutritional Biochemistry
CTRL H2102 Motor Control
ZPHI H2105 Pathophysiology
PSYC Health Psychology and Promotion 1
ZRCH H2101 Research in Sport and Health
 

Stage 2 / Semester 2

Elective Regulation
1. Learners must achieve a minimum grade (35%) in the project and continuous assessment in the following modules: Sport and Exercise Biomechanics 1. 2. Learners must achieve a minimum grade (35%) in the practical/continuous assessment and final examination in the following modules: Exercise Physiology 2 for Sport, Nutrition. 3. Learners may EXIT at this stage of the programme with a Higher Certificate in Science in Physiology and Sport Science (Level 6 Embedded Exit 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 H2103 Exercise Physiology 2 for Sport
NUTR Nutrition
PSYC Health Psychology and Promotion 2
SPRT Sport and Exercise Biomechanics 1
ZPHI H2108 Strength and Conditioning Applied Coaching 3
 

Stage 3 / Semester 1

Elective Regulation
1. Learners must achieve a minimum grade (35%) in the practical and final examination in the following modules: Sports Nutrition. 2. Learners must achieve a minimum grade (35%) in the practical/continuous assessment and final examination in the following modules: Applied Strength and Reconditioning, Sport and Exercise Biomechanics. 3. Learners must achieve a minimum grade (35% in the practical and project in the following module: Applied Research in Sport and Health.
Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
ZPHI H3102 Applied Strength and Reconditioning
ZPHI H3103 Sport and Exercise Biomechanics 2
ZPHI H3101 Sports Nutrition
RECH Applied Research in Sport and Health
SPRT Sport and Physical Activity for Health and Wellbeing
 

Stage 3 / Semester 2

Elective Regulation
1. Learners must complete 500 hours of Work Placement, validated by the Work Placement Supervisor. 2. Year 3 contributes 30% to the final award.
Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
ZWKP H3101 Work Placement SES (S and C)
 

Stage 4 / Semester 1

Elective Regulation
1. Learners must achieve a minimum grade (35%) in the project and final examination in the following modules: Exercise Physiology 3, Exercise as Medicine. 2. Learners must achieve a minimum grade (35%) in the practical and project in the following modules: Human Performance and Athletic Assessment.
Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
PHIO Exercise Physiology 3
COAC Sports Coaching
SPRT Human Performance and Athletic Assessment
DRUG Exercise as Medicine
SCIE Current Concepts in Sport Science
 

Stage 4 / Semester 2

Elective Regulation
1. Research Project and Dissertation is delivered year-long with the credits awarded at the end of Semester 8 2. Year 4 contributes 70% to the final award
Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
ANAL Sports Coaching and Performance Analysis
ZPSY H4101 Sports Psychology
MGMT Management and Development in Sport and Physical Activity
RECH Research Project and Dissertation