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
PHIO H3158 Strength and Conditioning for Older Adults
 

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.
Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
PHIO Exercise Physiology 3
COAC Sports Coaching
PHIO H4127 Periodisation 1
PHIO H3159 Paediatric Strength and Conditioning
LEAD Current Concepts in Strength and Conditioning
 

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
SYST Periodisation 2
RECH Research Project and Dissertation