Sports Science is the application of scientific knowledge to improve athletic performance. It covers psychology, physiology, nutritional science and performance analysis and Ireland universities offer courses incorporating the latest practice, theory and technology in medicine and training. The demand for sports scientists has never been greater as many sports come to terms with a technological revolution which requires athletes to know their body inside out and be in constant peak condition. Sports Science courses in Ireland offer guest lectures from industry professionals, placements at professional teams and the opportunity to visit special conferences.
Sports Science graduates go on to become coaches, exercise physiologists, personal trainers, strength and conditioning coaches, membership advisors and local government sports development officers.
Entry requirements vary for each Irish university, but Indian students will need an IELTS score of 6.5 overall, no lower than 6.0 in each component. Universities give preference to applicants with specific grades in related subjects such as health, sports science, physical education, nutrition, physiotherapy, anatomy or human biology.
If you are interested in studying a Sports Science course at an Irish university, arrange your free consultation with SI-Ireland today.