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Health Science and Physiology, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
Sligo, Ireland
This exciting Health Science and Physiology programme from Institute of Technology Sligo offers students a thorough understanding of health sciences and their application. 
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The Health Science and Physiology course from Institute of Technology Sligo is comprised of a number of inter-related subject streams throughout the three years including; health promotion and public health, physical activity, exercise physiology, nutrition sciences and research methods. 

Emphasis is placed on developing core health-related skills and competencies. Students are trained in a broad spectrum of skills necessary to operate professionally in various health sectors through experiencing an interactive and holistic approach to learning.

Graduates with Health Science and Physiology from Institute of Technology Sligo will be able to:

  • Physical activity promotion, instruction and measurement
  • Exercise testing and prescription
  • Advanced nutritional skills
  • Health promotion practice
  • Public health practice
  • Social sciences including health psychology, health communication, group work and facilitation skills
  • Advanced computer and health research skills
  • Understanding of factors determining health

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    360 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Health Statistics And Data Analysis
  • Physical Activity Across The Lifespan
  • Human Nutrition 
  • Resistance Training & Programme Design
  • Health Biochemistry 
  • Biomechanics of Human Movement

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

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    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • You must achieve a pass in the Leaving Certificate— 5 grade O6/H7 including English or Irish and Mathematics.
  • We also accept a H7 or above in Higher Level Mathematics, and an F2  or higher in Foundation Mathematics, as meeting the mathematics entry requirements.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    10500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10500 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Sligo

  • 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.


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