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Sport and Leisure Management Pre-University Physiotherapy

Course Code(s):  6M5147
QQI Award Code:  6M5147 Sports, Recreation and Exercise
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level
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Colaiste Ide College of Further Education

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Course overview

Course Code 6M5147
QQI Award Code 6M5147 Sports, Recreation and Exercise
Award National Framework of Qualifications level

Course Description

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 in the Netherlands.

What will you Study?

Aim

This course aims to provide the successful graduates with the opportunity to gain entry into Physiotherapy courses in a range of universities in Europe.

Entry Requirements

  • Leaving Certificate (minimum five passes including Mathematics and two subjects at higher C3 level). Biology is desirable.

and

  • Personal interview

and

  • Medically certified evidence of fitness to participate in physical activity

 

Course Content

Sports Industry Practice, Exercise and Fitness, Sports Nutrition, Health Promotion, Sports Anatomy and Physiology, On Site Massage, Biomechanics, Mathematics, Personal and Professional Development, Communications.

                                Certification

FETAC 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

Course Code:6324

Further Enquiries:

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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Progression to CAO Courses

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Related Career Sectors

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Leisure, Sport & Fitness
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