DK 880 – Health and Physical Activity

Area:
Louth
Price: -
Duration: 4 Years
Type:
CAO and Third Level

Course description

Course Code: DK880
Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Health and Physical Activity
This four year, honours degree programme is concerned with health awareness, physical activity and well-being. You will learn how to assess, plan, promote and evaluate physical activity programmes for healthy individuals and for people at risk of conditions like Obesity and Diabetes. The work focuses on enhancing life quality and reducing risk factors associated with an unhealthy lifestyle. You will also have some exposure in the programme to health behaviour changes and physical activity interventions designed for people suffering from chronic illness and people who have sensory, physical and intellectual disabilities.
Career Options:
*Physical Activity Co-ordinator Offices within the HealthService Executive
*Corporate Health and Fitness
*Leisure Facilities
*Sports Clubs
*Sports Coordinators
*Community Groups
*Active Retirement Groups
*Sports Partnerships
Minimum Requirements:
A minimum of six passes in the Leaving Certificate (including Mathematics, a laboratory Science subject and either English or Irish), with at least Grade C3 in two Higher Level papers, together with at least Grade D3 in four Ordinary Level papers plus a minimum of 300 points.