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Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Sport and Exercise

BBus (Hons)
Programme Code: CR_BSPTE_8
Mode of Delivery:Full Time, ACCS
No. of Semesters:2
NFQ Level:8
Embedded Award:No
Programme Credits:60
programmeReviewDate:September 2021

Programme Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this programme the graduate will be able to demonstrate... :

PO1 Knowledge - Breadth
  (a) Display a comprehensive knowledge of the theory, policies, concepts and methods pertaining to areas of sport, activity promotion and related business domains. Particular emphasis will be on sports performance, sports nutrition, conditioning and physical activity promotion. The graduate will gain an understanding of the relevant business competencies in areas such as marketing, strategy and financial management.
PO2 Knowledge - Kind
  (a) Acquire, evaluate and apply knowledge through research, critical thinking and problem solving with reference to international best practice in the sport, exercise and related business domains.
PO3 Skill - Range
  (a) Demonstrate practical and technical competence in a range of skills and tools relating to performance and nutritional analysis, statistical analysis software, strategy, sport marketing and financial analysis, sport and physical activity programme development and evaluation.
PO4 Skill - Selectivity
  (a) Analyse complex issues relating to sport and exercise in a practical context and develop appropriate solutions through the disciplines of coaching, sports nutrition, physical activity promotion and sports business management.
PO5 Competence - Context
  (a) Demonstrate advanced research, analytical design and problem solving skills in a professional, accountable and creative manner in a wide range of contexts within the business and sports sectors.
PO6 Competence - Role
  (a) Work independently, or as a member of a team, both ethically and professionally in the processes of initiating, contributing and coordinating a group to drive change within the business and sports industry.
PO7 Competence - Learning to Learn
  (a) Display the attributes of a reflective, autonomous, self-directed learner possessing the appropriate academic competencies, confidence and discipline to broaden and deepen knowledge and expertise in the sports, exercise and business domains.
PO8 Competence - Insight
  (a) Develop and justify a comprehensive, personal world view centred on international evidence based best practice in the sports, exercise and business domains.
  (b) Display an ability to identify, apply and adhere to ethical principles with regard to all stakeholders in a research and/or applied sports science domain.

Semester Schedules

Stage 1 / Semester 1

Module Code Module Title
MGMT8018 Strategy Analysis
FINA8003 Financial Management
EDUC8036 Dissertation: Research Phase
SPRT8010 Applied Sports Psychology
MRKT8004 Social Marketing
Module Code Module Title
SPRT8003 Sports Performance Analysis
SPRT8004 Clinical Exercise Practitioner
FREE6001 Free Choice Module

Stage 1 / Semester 2

Module Code Module Title
MGMT8019 Strategy Selection
SPRT8001 Sports Marketing
EDUC8037 Dissertation: Implementation
Module Code Module Title
SPRT8005 High Performance Conditioning
SPRT8006 Physical Activity and Children
SPRT8008 Sports Nutrition
SPRT8007 Physical Activity& Older Adult
SPRT8012 Physical Activity for Life
FREE6001 Free Choice Module

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