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Athletic and Rehabilitation Therapy (Hons)

Technological University of the Shannon

48 months
Duration
12500 EUR/year
819 EUR/year
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About

The term sports injury refers to the kinds of injuries that most commonly occur during sports or exercise. Some sports injuries result from accidents; others are due to poor training practices, improper equipment, lack of conditioning, or insufficient warm-up and stretching. Apply now for this Athletic and Rehabilitation Therapy (Hons) programme at the Technological University of the Shannon.

Overview

In first year, the basic building blocks of science are introduced, as well as a number of modules which build on transferable skills and pave the way for the transition to third level education. 

Athletic and Rehabilitation Therapy is introduced as a profession and students will have the opportunity to become involved in the pre-participation screening of injuries in various teams including collegiate and professional teams. 

In the second year, anatomy, conditions and injuries serve as the theme, while students will be introduced to clinical practice through student-led clinics and practical placements.In year 3, clinical practice with student-led clinics is further developed and the main themes are injuries, diagnosis and therapies, thereby creating the foundation pillars for the clinical practice placement which takes place in the first semester in year 4.

Career Prospects

As a graduate from this Athletic and Rehabilitation Therapy (Hons) programme at the Technological University of the Shannon, you may expect to find rewarding careers in the areas of sports injury clinics, employment with amateur and professional sports clubs and teams, employment with national governing bodies of sports associations, and in health and fitness centres. You could also be self-employed as an Athletic Rehabilitation Therapist. Other areas of activity include preventing, treating and the rehabilitation of injuries in sport and physical activity arenas.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Learning and Development for Higher Education 
  • Mathematics for Sport and Health
  • Athletic and Rehabilitation Therapy
  • Anatomy of the Upper and Lower Quadrant
  • Cell Biology

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

240 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Minimum of Grade H5 at higher level in two subjects plus a minimum of grade O6/H7 at ordinary level in four other subjects in the Leaving Certificate examination. Two of these six subjects must be Mathematics and a language (English or Irish).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    12500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12500 EUR per year during 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    819 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 819 EUR per year during 48 months.
  • Student Contribution Fee: €3,000

Living costs for Athlone

650 - 1000 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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