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Sports Performance Analysis

Performance analysis is the newest of the sports science disciplines and investigates actual sports performance or performance in training. This programme was developed in response to the increasing demand for people with performance analysis knowledge, competencies and skills across a range of sporting clubs and organisations. This innovative MSc - Level 9 programme will prepare graduates for future employment by offering a blend of theory and practice, ensuring practical knowledge underpinned with a theoretical foundation.

Entry requirements

Level 8 Degree (minimum 2nd class Honours) in:
• BA Sports Management & Coaching
• BSc in Sport Science
• cognate qualifications


1 year full-time
2 Years — Part-time (1 day per week)

Careers or further progression

Postgraduate Diploma
Postgraduate Diploma in Science in Sports Performance Analysis is an Embedded Exit Award.

Further enquiries

Dr. Karen Hennessy
BEd, MSc, MBA, PhD
Head of Department
T: 059-9175300

Subjects taught

Performance Analysis
Coaching Environment
Data Analytics
Experiential Learning
Research Methods

Application date

Closing Date The closing date for receipt of Online Applications is 30th June 2017

How to Apply

• Applicants should complete the Application Form

• Supporting documentation such as Examination Transcripts, Employment Details, Personal Statements etc can be emailed to

• Applicants due to take examination in Summer 2017 must forward transcripts of results as soon as they become available

NOTE: Your application cannot be processed until all the relevant supporting documents have been received

How are the Masters/Postgraduate/Higher Diploma applications evaluated?

Where demand for programme places exceeds supply, all eligible applicants will be ranked in accordance with their academic and/or academic equivalent experience. Entry requirements are outlined in the course information details.

When will Place Offers be issued?

First Round Offers: Date to follow
Closing Date for Acceptance of Place Offer: Date to follow

• Applicants are advised to review the status of their Masters/Postgraduate/Higher Diploma application regularly.

• Applicants eligible for a place offer will receive an email advising them to check the status of their application on the IT Carlow website

• There will be a facility to Accept place offers online

• The Institute will issue a formal letter to all Applicants who have accepted a place offer at the beginning of August 2017.

• Some additional offers may be made mid-August 2017

Course fee

This programme is not eligible for Free Fees. Programme fees 2016/17 €7,000 Fees under review for 2017/18.

Enrolment and start dates

Course will commence in September 2017. Courses are offered subject to viable numbers.

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