Bachelor of Arts Sport Coaching & Business Management (Rugby) CW817
- NFQ Level 7
- Application Form
- 3 Years
- Further Studies
- Career Prospects
- Entry Requirements
What is the Course about?
Sports bodies require their management and coaching staff to have a well-rounded understanding and knowledge about their chosen sport but also of business and management knowledge. A Sport Coaching and Business Management (Rugby) degree explores the crossfunctional 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 (CW858 - NFQ Level 8) and the BA Sports Coaching and Business Management (Rugby) (CW817 - NFQ Level 7) on the CAO application system. Both courses run concurrently for the first three years.
Institute of Technology Carlow has a strong rugby tradition of teams that compete in third level competitions. The men's teams won the IRFU Student Sport Ireland (SSI) Division 1 League in 2019, the Student Sport Ireland (SSI) Fresher U20 O’Boyle Cup and reached the final of the SSI/IRFU Brendan Johnston Cup (postponed due to Covid 19). The women's team competed in the Division 1 of college's l and cup competitions.
What follow-on study opportunities are available?
Graduates of this course may be eligible to progress to Year 4 of the BA (Honours) Sport Management and Coaching (CW858) or Year 4 of the BA (Honours) Management Practice (CW858).
What exemptions will I receive?-
What will I be able to do when I finish the course?
Graduates will be qualified to work in a variety of sports-related careers including: games development; sports management; club development; personal coaching; coaching-fitness and business management.
What are the minimum entry requirements?
- English or Irish O6/H7
- Once you apply to this course through the CAO you will be sent an information form from the Institute, which you will need to complete and return.
- You will then be invited to attend a trial/skills test followed by an interview.
Foundations of Sport Mgmt
Effective Writing and Research
App Anatomy & Sport Physiology
Information Technology 1
Player Development 1 - Rugby
Coach Education 1 - Rugby
Finance for Sport 1
Functional Screening & Fitness Testing
Strength & Conditioning
Player Development 2 - Rugby
Coach Education 2 - Rugby
Finance for Sport 2
People Management Skills (Sports)
Sponsorship and Media Management in Sport
Legal Studies for Sport
Applied Programme Planning
Group Elective 1
Player Development 3 - Rugby
Group Elective 2
Coach Education 3 - Rugby
Group Elective 3
Community Sport and Social Inclusion
For Further Information ContactProgramme Director
BA (Hons), MBA, ACMA.