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CW817
Sport and Exercise - Rugby

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Undergraduate awards typically reflect three to five years of study after secondary school and include Ordinary (Level 7) and Honours Bachelor Degrees and Higher Diplomas (Level 8's).

Undergraduate awards may be achieved directly or through a series of progression steps. Learners may choose to progress upwards from a Level 5 to a Level 6, Level 7 and finally a Level 8.

Undergraduate awards are awarded by the QQI, HEA or Higher Education Institutes.

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3rd level Graduates are qualified for a wide range of occupations, and their education prepares them for roles involving specific skills, and for coordinating, supervising, managing, or training others. Examples include accountants, sales managers, computer programmers, teachers, chemists, environmental engineers, criminal investigators, and financial analysts.

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3 Years
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Sports bodies require their management and coaching staff to have well-rounded understanding and knowledge of their chosen sport as well as in the area of business and management. A Sport and Exercise degree explores the cross-functional nature of business and sport and equips students with the necessary skills to attain careers in: sports management, club development, games development and club administration. Applicants can apply for both the BA (Honours) Sport Management and Coaching and the BA Sport and Exercise Rugby on the CAO application. Both programmes run concurrently for the first three years.

This three-year degree programme is delivered by IT Carlow in association with Leinster Rugby. It has been designed to provide a player-centred programme for the national domestic game of rugby, equipping graduates with the knowledge, understanding and competencies to pursue careers as players, coaches, managers and fitness instructors. The Sport & Exercise degree combines business and sports modules. Mandatory subjects over the life of the programme include: player development; coach education; anatomy and physiology; writing and research; sports management; finance; functional screening and fitness testing; strength and conditioning; sports marketing; coach education; programme planning and more. Note: This is not a restricted entry course for CAO, but there is a portfolio requirement as part of the admission process.

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This course will accept any QQI Level 5 or 6 Major Award as an entry requirement.
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Graduates will be qualified to work in a variety of sport related careers, including sport development officers, sport management, club development and/or administration, sport coaching and fitness instruction.



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