NEW Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Sport, Business and Coaching SE910
- NFQ Level 8
- 4 Years
- Further Studies
- Career Prospects
- Entry Requirements
What is the Course about?
This new degree combines the techniques of sports management and coaching with the principles of business and management.
The field of sports management and coaching is changing rapidly. All sporting bodies require management and coaching staff to have an excellent understanding of their chosen sport, as well as strong business, organisational and administrative skills.
This four year degree has three key content areas delivered in each year of the course:
- Coaching Pedagogy
- Business and Management of Sport
- Sports Science.
Classes are delivered in a range of settings including pitch, classroom and gym.
Is this course for you?
This course is open to students from any sporting background who are passionate about playing and/or coaching their sport. It will also be of interest to someone who would like a career in the business and administration of sport. The course prepares you for the workplace with work placement in semester 2 of Year 3. This is further enhanced by engagement with commercial and not for profit sporting bodies in planning events and examining the strategic direction of these organisations. This gives the student experience of organisations which they may be employed by in the future.
It is open to students of all abilities and not just those in an elite category.
Exit Awards: Higher Certificate in Sport, Business and Coaching (NFQ Level 6) after Year 2. BA in Sport, Business and Coaching (NFQ) Level 7 after Year 3.
What follow-on study opportunities are available?
Graduates of this course may be eligible to progress to masters level in the areas of performance analysis, strength and conditioning or business.
What exemptions will I receive?-
What will I be able to do when I finish the course?
Graduates will be qualified to work in variety of sports-related careers including: sports development officers; sports management; club development; club administration; sports coaching and fitness instruction; governing body management and administration. Graduates will also be qualified to work in business management and adminstration roles.
What are the minimum entry requirements?
- English or Irish at O6/H7
Applied Anatomy and Sport Physiology 1
Introduction to Coaching Pedagogy
Applied Athletic Development 1
Professional Writing and Research in the Digital Age
Applied Anatomy and Sport Physiology 2
Introduction to Accounting for Sport
Foundations of Sport Management
Introduction to the Coaching Environment
Applied Athletic Development 2
Injury Prevention and Recovery Strategies in Sport
Accounting for Sport
Nutrition and Doping Regulation in Sport
Coach Education and Practice 1
Strength and Conditioning
Finance for Sport 1
Physical Activity and Health
Coach Education and Practice 2
Fitness Testing and Load Monitoring in Sport
Finance for Sport 2
Sponsorship in Sport
People Management Skills (Sports)
Coaching Pedagogy and Practice 3
Community Sport and Social Inclusion
Sports Performance Analysis
Sports Internship Project
Study Semester Abroad
Operations Management (Sport)
Introduction to Data Analysis for Sport
Equality, Diversity and Inclusion in Sport
Strategy, Governance and Leadership
Dissertation (part 1)
Adapted Physical Activity
Sports Performance Analysis 1
Sport and Exercise Psychology 1
For Further Information ContactProgramme Director
BA (Hons), MSc, MISCP
Denis O’Brien, MBA