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Sports Physiotherapy

GradDip Sports Physiotherapy
Grad Dip Sports Physiotherapy provides postgraduate training that will equip the physiotherapist to work in sports and exercise physiotherapy at an international level 

- will equip the physiotherapist with necessary criteria to apply for CPSEM level III accreditation.

- aims to integrate sports and exercise related sciences with physiotherapy practice.

Professional Accreditation
Completion of this programme provides graduate education that will equip the physiotherapist with necessary criteria to apply for CPSEM level III accreditation.

Entry requirements

Who is Graduate Diploma in Sport Physiotherapy for?
The programme is open to physiotherapists eligible for ISCP registration with 2 years experience. Degree of BSc (Physiotherapy) (NUI) or other primary degree or other qualification leading to eligibility for membership of Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists.

If English is not your native language, unless you have done your primary degree through English in an English speaking country, an English language qualification is required for all programmes.

Duration

2 years part time

Careers or further progression

Career Opportunities
The current national accreditation developments in Sports Physiotherapy now requires post graduate degrees in the relevant areas to enable you to work with higher level organisations and teams. This programme has a proven track record in giving the graduates the means to achieve accreditation and top positions in the area of Sports and exercise physiotherapy.

Related Programmes
MSc Sports Physiotherapy PT
MSc Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy PT

Further enquiries

Contact Name: Ulrik McCarthy Persson
Contact Number: +353(0)1 716 6506

Subjects taught

The course will be delivered on a part-time basis over two years. Each semester will be run over approximately 14 weeks and will involve one full Friday per week and occasional Saturday sessions. Each candidate will be expected to be attached to a sporting team of their choice or to carry a sports injury related patient load and to present case related work.

Modules 2017/18
Sports Biomechanics & Physiology
Physiology of Human Movement
Principles of Exercise
Functional Anatomy
Functional Rehabilitation
Perf Testing & Exerc in spec groups

Comment

Who should apply?
Part Time option suitable for:
Domestic(EEA) applicants: Yes
International (Non EEA) applicants currently residing outside of the EEA Region. No

The programme is open to physiotherapists eligible for ISCP registration with 2 years experience. Degree of BSc (Physiotherapy) (NUI) or other primary degree or other qualification leading to eligibility for membership of the Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists (ISCP).

Enrolment and start dates

Next Intake: 2017/2018 September.

* Courses will remain open until such time as all places have been filled, therefore early application is advised.

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