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DC204
Athletic Therapy and Training

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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.

Undergraduate awards are awarded by the HETAC or Higher Education Institutes.

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4 Years
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510*

2014 Points

510*

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Points History:

2013 - 510
2012 - 520
2011 - 500
2010 - 475
2009 - 480
2008 - 470
2007 - 500
2006 - 500
2005 - 465

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This course specialises strongly in musculoskeletal injuries related to physical activity. This allows graduates to examine this area in much greater detail than a physiotherapy student.


 
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This course does not appear to accept FETAC applicants. Please check with the college directly - sometimes this data is not published openly, or special arrangements may be available.

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The clinical experience gained in Year Four gives you a genuine competitive edge with employers when you graduate.

Career prospects include:
Sports injury clinics
Sports clubs and teams
National governing bodies of sports associations
Health and fitness centres
Self-employed athletic therapist and trainer



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