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Health Science - Physiology and Sport

Course Code(s):  5M5146
QQI Award Code:  5M5146 Sports, Recreation and Exercise
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level
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Colaiste Dhulaigh College of Further Education

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Course overview

Course Code 5M5146
QQI Award Code 5M5146 Sports, Recreation and Exercise
Award National Framework of Qualifications level

Course Description

This course introduces students to the broad and expanding area of Sport Science and Physiology. This challenging course provides students with the skills, knowledge and qualifications necessary to gain employment in the Fitness and Leisure industry or to lay the foundations for further study in this area.

It is important for prospective students to know that it is a theory based course with some elements of practical.

What will you Study?

Anatomy and Physiology
Body Massage and Figure Analysis 5N3465
Sport and Injury Prevention Skills
Nutrition
Sport and Recreation Studies 5N2667
Occupational First Aid 5N1207
Teamwork
Work Experience 5N1356
Exercise and Fitness 5N2668
Important Colleges may add/remove modules to keep the course updated and to meet demands. Almost all PLC courses have a Work Experience module, which requires students to find their own placement in an area directly related to their course.

Progression to CAO Courses

Higher Education Links Scheme (HELS)

This course leads to a QQI Major Award, and provides progression opportunities to a number of Higher Education courses, including those in the CAO.

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CAO with Any QQI Major Award

To view additional CAO courses which this specific course may lead to, click on one of the Award Codes below:

Old FETAC Code New QQI Code
DSRXX 5M5146

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Further Research

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Related Career Sectors

This course prepares people for careers typically found in the sectors below. You can explore information relating to these sectors by clicking on the titles below.
Medical & Healthcare
Leisure, Sport & Fitness
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