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Sports Science and Health, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
University rank #801 (QS) Dublin, Ireland
The level 7 BSc (Ord) Degree in ‘Sports Science and Health’ involves applying scientific and medical principles to sports, exercise, and the ability of the body to perform physically. The course covers a broad range of disciplines and can lead to many different educational and career opportunities
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'Sports Science and Health’ is the scientific study of physiology and exercise science in relation to the ability of the human body to adapt to motion, movement, physical activity and health changes. Students who study 'Sports Science and Health' will find work in both clinical and academic settings. Alternatively, obtaining a degree in 'Sports Science and Health' can also lead to career opportunities in fitness instruction, scientific research, and health-related areas.

 This degree course focuses on the medical aspects of physical activity.  Professionals in 'Sports Science and Health' will obtain a full and thorough understanding of the identification, treatment and prevention of injuries that happen during everyday life, illness, physical activity, athletic training, and sporting events. Courses will involve the study of injury prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and management, and also understanding how illness and disease impact health, well-being and physical performance.

For most related professions, earning a Bachelor of Science (BSc) degree in 'Sports Science and Health' may be the starting point for working in the Sports and Healthcare fields. The BSc (Ord) in 'Sports Science and Health' will emphasize the general concepts of physiology, medical science, nutrition, health, and related training.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Exercise Physiology
  • Physical Education
  • Practical Skills for SS&H 1
  • Chemical Science

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • FETAC requirement : any FETAC Level 5 award, providing it includes a Maths module or the applicant has Leaving Cert Maths.
  • Recent minimum CAO points:  395
  • Points range of recent offers: 395-595

Tuition Fee

  • EU/EEA

    3250 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3250 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Dublin

  • 1100 - 1800 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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