Sports Science
5M5146 Level 5


  • Sport and Recreation Studies
  • Exercise and Fitness
  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Rugby Coaching
  • Volleyball Coaching
  • Health Promotion
  • Work Experience
  • Communications
  • GAA Coaching
  • Soccer Coaching


  • Sports Coach/Leader
  • Fitness Instructor
  • PE Teacher

Courses Description

This sports Science programme is specially designed for students who wish to progress to further college studies in Sports Science and physical education teaching.

This programme will allow students to learn more about sports science, exercise and coaching issues. The programme is ideally suited to any student who wishes to progress to PE teaching in UCC or other UK colleges.

Career Opportunities

Gradutes from this programme are provided with a foundation for study in the field of PE and Sports Science. Graduates can also apply to UCC for 10 reserved QQI places on the sports studies and physical education course.


  • QQI Level 5 – Sport, Recreation and Exercise (5M5146)


Sports Studies & Physical Education in UCC


One Year

This course provides the qualifications needed to apply for the Sports Therapy and Injury Management course.

N.B. Due to ongoing developments in QQI awards, names and content are subject to change.