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|QQI Award Code||6M5147 Sports, Recreation and Exercise|
This course aims to provide the successful graduates with the opportunity to gain entry into undergraduate degrees in Physiotherapy in the UK and a variety of European Universities offering taught undergraduate degrees through English, principally at Hanze University of Applied Sciences, Groningen (Hanze UAS) in The Netherlands.
Colá¡iste íde's pioneering Pre-University Physiotherapy course has established strong links with the Physiotherapy degree programme at Hanze University of Applied Sciences, Groningen (Hanze UAS) in The Netherlands.
This course aims to provide the successful graduates with the opportunity to gain entry into Physiotherapy courses in a range of universities in Europe.
Sports Industry Practice, Exercise and Fitness, Sports Nutrition, Health Promotion, Sports Anatomy and Physiology, On Site Massage, Biomechanics, Mathematics, Personal and Professional Development, Communications.
QQI Level 6 – Sports, Recreation and Exercise award accredited by QQI
Career Opportunities and Progression
Upon successful completion of this one year course graduates are eligible to apply for selected courses in some European universities, in particular The Netherlands, Denmark, Finland and Poland. Students with an interest in physiotherapy as a career would be particularly interested
Duration: 1 Year
Dympna Dolan, Head of Sports Department 01-8443237
Anne Walding, Guidance Counsellor 01-8443234
Sports Industry Practice Bio-mechanics Kinesiology Health Nutrition Health Promotion Sports Anatomy and Physiology On Site Massage Sports Psychology Team Leadership Work Experience
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