Dunboyne College of Further EducationSports Management Course

Pre-University Sports Science QQI Level 5

1 Year Full Time Course
Further Education and PLC, Level 5 QQI
Academic year Sept 2023 - May 2024

Course description

Pre-University Sports Science
This one-year course introduces students to the broad and expanding sector of Sport Science. An interesting course that will provide students with the skills, knowledge and qualifications necessary to gain employment in the sports sector. With the combination of modules, students can avail of the science award with some coaching modules and sports anatomy and then continue to higher education to study health or sports science.


  • Mathematics • Nutrition • Communications • Biology • Work Experience • Laboratory Techniques • Chemistry • Word Processing • Sports Anatomy and Physiology • Exercise and Fitness • Physics • Safety and Health at Work


  • QQI Level 5 in Applied Science
  • Laboratory Techniques 5M3807

Graduates may pursue science certificate or degree courses in TCD, UCD, DCU, TU Dublin City Campus, IT Carlow, Athlone IT, UCC, TU Dublin Tallaght, St. Angela’s College Sligo. as
well as other ITs and colleges around the country or in the UK. For example, there are up to 21 places in Maynooth University, 30 places in UCD science courses and 10 places in Trinity in First Science for QQI graduates. Students can progress to PE Teaching via an undergraduate degree at IT Tralee or Cork University and to the Postgraduate Master in PE Teaching at UL. Alternatively, students may seek immediate employment in a range of companies and projects that seek graduates with a science aptitude.


  • DCU: DC202 Sport Science and Health (Level 8, 4 Years) DCU: DC205 Physical Education with Biology (Level 8, 4 Years) DCU: DC206 Physical Education with Maths (Level 8, 4 Years) South East Technological University Waterford: WD186 Sports Coaching and Performance (Level 8, 4 Years) TUD City Campus: TU995 Sports & Leisure Management (Level 8, 4 Years) South East Technological University Carlow: CW188 Sports Rehabilitation and Athletic Therapy (Level 8, 4 Years) TUD Blanchardstown: TU935 Sports Management and Coaching (Level 8, 4 Years) Maynooth: MH208 Biological and Biomedical Sciences (Level 8, 4 Years) DCU: DC121 Computer Science (Level 8, 4 Years) NUIG: GY303 Biomedical Science (Level 8, 4 Years) NUIG: GY301 Science (Level 8, 4 Years) Technological University of the Shannon Athlone: AL837 Sports Science with Exercise Physiology (Level 8, 4 Years) TUD Tallaght: TU936 Sports Science and Health (Level 8, 4 Years) South East Technological University Waterford: WD212 Recreation & Sports Management (Level 8, 4 Years)


  • Leaving Cert or LCA
  • Mature students of all backgrounds
  • Other equivalent qualification

All applicants will be interviewed regardless of previous qualifications.
Apply directly at www.dunboynecollege.ie

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