Sport & Clinical Biomechanics - Galway

ATU - Galway Campuses

Sport & Clinical Biomechanics - Galway

Biomechanics describes the analysis of human movement using the science of mechanics and provides practitioners in exercise and healthcare with tools to analyse, monitor and improve body movement and function. This programme will focus on the role of biomechanics and movement analysis for the performance and maintenance of health, injury prevention and rehabilitation in athletic and clinical populations.

Study Hours
Students can expect 7 online contact hours per week in addition to the mandatory practical sessions two days per month. Students are expected to spend an additional 16-20 hours per week on self-guided study

Who should apply?
The programme is aimed at graduates working in sport science, fitness and healthcare professions who have already developed an interest in biomechanics and are interested in improving their practical biomechanics knowledge and its application in athletic and clinical populations.

Subjects taught

Foundations of Human
Clinical Biomechanics
Applied Sports Biomechanics
Applied Sport Technology
Research Methods
Research Project 1
Research Project 2

Entry requirements

Candidates must hold a cognate Level 8 Bachelor (Hons) degree with a minimum grade classification of H2.2 or equivalent. Typically, students will come from a scientific background however candidates with relevant experiential learning will also be considered.


1.5 years full-time.

On-Campus Attendance
Mandatory practical sessions 2 days per month.

More details
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  • Qualifications

    Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Blended,Daytime,Full time

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