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BN111
Sports Management and Coaching

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Undergraduate awards typically reflect three to five years of study after secondary school and include Ordinary (Level 7) and Honours Bachelor Degrees and Higher Diplomas (Level 8's).

Undergraduate awards may be achieved directly or through a series of progression steps. Learners may choose to progress upwards from a Level 5 to a Level 6, Level 7 and finally a Level 8.

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This course aims to provide students with a comprehensive sports programme, enabling them to operate in a sports management or coaching environment.

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IT Blanchardstown

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PLC courses leading to the following QQI Major Awards may be used for entry into this course.

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Old Code New Code Award Title
BBSSX  5M1997  Office Administration
BBSAX  5M2468  Business Administration
BBSXX  5M2102  Business Studies
BEBXX  5M0828  eBusiness
BIPXX  5M2067  Information Processing
BMXXX  5M2069  Marketing
DOREC  5M5148  Outdoor Sport and Recreation
DSRXX  5M5146  Sports, Recreation and Exercise
BITSX  6M5014  International Contact Centre Service
BAXXX  6M5013  Administration
BMANX  6M4587  Management
DCHSX  5M4468  Community Health Services
BALBX  6M4985  Business
  6M5147  Sports, Recreation and Exercise

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Distinctions in three modules

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Graduates from these courses will be able to work in the following areas Sports and Leisure Centres Golf Clubs Sports Clubs Local Community Centres



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