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Sports & Exercise Medicine

The course is intended to provide a recognised training module for qualified medical practitioners in this vital area of public and medical interest. The learning objectives include:

increasing the practitioner's knowledge and understanding in a wide range of topics associated with sport and exercise medicine.

providing opportunities for clinical practice, and engaging the practitioners in lectures and discussion groups.

Entry requirements

Applicants for the MMedSc (Sport and Exercise Medicine) will be required to hold either:

- a Medical qualification of the NUI or an equivalent institution, and full registration as a doctor with the Irish Medical Council


- a Physiotherapy degree with a minimum 2H1, membership of the Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists and experience of sports service provision, as evidenced by references and a statement detailing experience.


2 years part-time, taught on Fridays and Saturdays

Further enquiries

Dr. Michael Molloy,
M.B., F.R.C.P., F.R.C.P.I, F.F.S.E.M.
Consultant Physician/Rheumatologist
Suite 2.7 Consultants Private Clinic
Bishopstown Road Wilton Cork.
Tel: (021) 494 1355

Dr. Éanna Falvey
School of Medicine
Tel: 021 490 1575

Subjects taught

Students take 90 credits as follows:
SX6001 Sports Injuries I: Clinical (20 credits)
SX6002 Exercise, General Health and Sports Medicine (20 credits)
SX6003 Sport and Exercise Medicine: Scientific Principles (20 credits)
SX6004 Research Project (30 credits)

Further details on the content and modules are available on the Postgraduate College Calendar.

This programme will be subject to the University's Fitness to Practise Policy.

Application date

Applications for 2017-18 intake are now open.

While UCC operates a rounds system for Postgraduate Taught courses (detailed below) we would advise you to apply as soon as possible.

Deadline for receipt of Applications: Offers will be made:

For all completed applications received by January 16th 2017 Offers will be made by January 30th 2017

For all completed applications received by March 1st 2017 Offers will be made by March 15th 2017

For all completed applications received by May 1st 2017 Offers will be made by May 15th 2017

For all completed applications received by July 3rd 2017 Offers will be made by July 17th 2017

Late applications may be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis for any courses that have remaining capacity for places.

Non-EU Applicants:

Please visit the following page for further information for Non EU applicants

Course fee

2017/2018 Irish/EU €5,000 per academic year

Enrolment and start dates

Next Intake: October 2017

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