Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Sport Management and Coaching

Awards
Honours Bachelor Degree
Mode of Delivery: Full Time
 
No. of Semesters : 8
NFQ Level: 8
Programme Credits: 240
Language of Instruction: English
Department: Sport Media and Marketing
 

Semester Schedules

Stage 1 / Semester 1

Elective Regulation
Player Development module chosen by students depends on their sports option: GAA, Rugby or Football.
Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
PHIO Applied Anatomy and Sport Physiology 1
COAC Introduction to Coaching Pedagogy
TECH Information Technology
RECH Professional Writing and Research in the Digital Age
DEVL_1 Player Development 1 - Rugby
DEVL_2 Player Development 1 - GAA
DEVL Player Development 1 - Football
 

Stage 1 / Semester 2

Elective Regulation
Students select Player Development and Coach Ed modules depending on their sports option: GAA, Rugby or Football.
Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
PHIO Applied Anatomy and Sport Physiology 2
ACCT Introduction to Accounting for Sport
MGMT Foundations of Sport Management
DEVL_1 Player Development 2 - Rugby
COAC Coach Education 1 - GAA
SPRT H1318 Coach Education 1 - Football
DEVL_2 Player Development 2 - GAA
COAC_1 Coach Education 1 - Rugby
DEVL Player Development 2 - Football
 

Stage 2 / Semester 1

Elective Regulation
Students select Player Development and Coach Ed modules depending on their sports option: GAA, Rugby or Football.
Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
STGY Injury Prevention and Recovery Strategies in Sport
ACCT Accounting for Sport
MKTG H2321 Sports Marketing
COAC Coach Education 2 - GAA
SPRT H2319 Coach Education 2 - Football
COAC_1 Coach Education 2 Theory - Rugby
DEVL_2 Player Development 3 - GAA
DEVL_1 Player Development 3 - Rugby
DEVL Player Development 3 - Football
 

Stage 2 / Semester 2

Elective Regulation
Students select Player Development and Coach Ed modules depending on their sports option: GAA, Rugby or Football.
Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
PHIO Strength and Conditioning
ECON H2311 Sports Economics
FNCE Finance for Sport 1
DEVL_1 Player Development 4 - Rugby
COAC Coach Education 3 Practical - Rugby
DEVL_2 GAA Club Development
SPRT H3316 Coach Education 3 - Football
LEAD Player Development 4 - GAA
DEVL Player Development 4 - Football
 

Stage 3 / Semester 1

Elective Regulation
2 x 5 credit Electives required. Coach Ed and Player Development options determined by stream student is in (i.e Gaa, Football or Rugby)
Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
SPRT Fitness Testing and Load Monitoring in Sport
FNCE Finance for Sport 2
COMM Sponsorship in Sport
MGMT H3357 People Management Skills (Sports)
Elective
Module Code Module Title
DEVL Player Development 5 - Football
COAC_1 Coach Education 4 - Rugby
DEVL_2 Player Development 5 - GAA
DEVL_1 Player Development 5 - Rugby
SOCL H3337 Community Sport and Social Inclusion
ANAL Sports Performance Analysis
COAC_2 Coach Education 3 - GAA
COAC Coach Education 4 - Football
 

Stage 3 / Semester 2

Elective Regulation
1. Students must take either 1. Work Placement or 2. Study Abroad or 3. Sports Internship project plus the two five credit electives in semester 6. 2. Students may EXIT at this stage of the programme with a BA in Sports Coaching and Business Management (GAA or Rugby or Soccer) (Embedded Exit Award), provided they have achieved the required Level 7 learning outcomes. Academic Regulations apply.
Elective
Module Code Module Title
WKPL Work Placement
SPRT Sports Internship Project
PROJ H3323 Study Semester Abroad
MGMT H4325 Operations Management (Sport)
DATA Introduction to Data Analysis for Sport
 

Stage 4 / Semester 1

Elective Regulation
2 x 5 electives to be chosen Dissertation module runs over Semester 7 and 8 however credits lie in Semester 8 only
Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
SPRT Periodisation
CULT Equality, Diversity and Inclusion in Sport
STGY Strategy, Governance and Leadership
PROJ H4303 Dissertation ( Part 1 of 2 )
Elective
Module Code Module Title
COAC Coach Education 4 - Football
MGMT H4326 Event Management
MTDS Adapted Physical Activity
ANAL Sports Performance Analysis 1
PSYC Sport and Exercise Psychology 1
 

Stage 4 / Semester 2

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
STUD Contemporary Issues in Sport
SPRT H4302 Coach Development and Mentoring
PROJ H4303 Dissertation ( Part 2 of 2 )
Elective
Module Code Module Title
DATA Introduction to Data Analysis for Sport
MGMT H4325 Operations Management (Sport)
PSYC Sport and Exercise Psychology 2
SERV Physical Activity for Special Populations
ANAL Sports Performance Analysis 2