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.
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
Fitness to Practise
Commencing with the 2013/2014 intake, this programme will be subject to the University's Fitness to Practise Policy - full details may be found here
Course Code: CKX02 Part-time
Course Title: Sports and Exercise Medicine
College: Medicine and Health
Duration: 2 years Part-time
Teaching Mode: Part-Time
2 years part-time, taught on Fridays and Saturdays
NFQ Level: Level 9
Costs: 2017/2018 Irish/EU EUR 5,000 per academic year
2017 Entry Requirements: Medical qualification of the NUI or an equivalent institution, and full registration as a doctor with the Irish Medical Councilor a Physiotherapy honours degree with a minimum 2.1, membership of the Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists and experience of sports service provision. See Detailed Entry Requirements.
Closing Date: See details in application procedure section below
Next Intake: October 2017
Please contact the coordinator for further details.
Application for this programme is on-line atwww.pac.ie/ucc. For full details of the application procedure click How to apply.
Please note that you will be asked to fill in a supplementary information form as part of the applications process for this programme. This form is available to view hereSupplementaryFormCKX02 (50kB) (50kB)
All required documentation must be either uploaded to your application or sent in hard copy to The Postgraduate Applications Centre, 1, Courthouse Square, Galway
Further Contact Information
Dr. Ã‰anna Falvey
School of Medicine
T: +353 (0)21 490 1575