Sport Performance Innovation - Letterkenny
In high-performance sport, the ability to identify performance challenges and solutions is critical to success. With significant leaps in science and technology over recent years, innovation is now key for effective sport performance practice for coaches, practitioners, engineers and managers.
This programme develops specialist knowledge and practice in sport performance innovation together with an ability to address the science of sports performance, technology and engineering for effective innovation management.
This programme adopts an inter-disciplinary approach and enables professional learners to develop knowledge and skills to manage and lead innovation, leverage multidisciplinary and multi-domain expertise, apply disruptive technologies to enhance performance, and develop and apply innovative solutions to key performance challenges
PROPOSED MODULES MANDATORY/ELECTIVE CREDITS
Sports Performance Innovation Mandatory 20
Minimum Entry Requirements
Level 8 in a Sport Performance related area, or an equivalent qualification.
Applicants may also be eligible to apply on the grounds of Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) if they have attained appropriate experience and attainment thresholds deemed equivalent to a Level 8 award.
This may include professional qualifications and experience of working in sport as a coach, trainer, practitioner, teacher, manager or leader.
Applicants for this programme are required to undergo Garda Vetting. For any programme where Garda Vetting is required, non-EU applicants will not be considered unless/until the pool of qualified EU applicants has been exhausted. For those admitted to any course requiring Garda Vetting, registration is temporary until such time as the vetting process is successfully completed.
12 weeks part-time online.
Post Course Info
Follow up programmes elsewhere include:
Masters degrees in institutes and universities at home and abroad.
The main employers are:
Sports National Governing Bodies
Professional Sports Clubs
Leisure, Sport & Fitness
Graduate careers typically include:
Strength & Conditioning Coach
Health and Wellbeing
Industry Research & Development