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The Social person's interests focus on interacting with the people in their environment. In all cases, the Social person enjoys the personal contact with other people in preference to the impersonal dealings with things, data and ideas found in other groups.

Many will seek out positions where there is direct contact with the public in some advisory role, whether a receptionist or a counsellor. Social people are motivated by an interest in different types of people and like diversity in their work environments. Many are drawn towards careers in the caring professions and social welfare area, whilst others prefer teaching and other 'informing' roles.

Sports Performance

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Business Studies with Sports Management - CANCELLED - LC421

This programme has been designed for people with a passion for sport who would like to work in an exciting, dynamic and global industry. Learn about working with athletes and training for performance and health. Develop your leadership skills and gain an understanding of governance & sports development, marketing, sponsorship, finance, law, running events, economics, public relations and human resource management.

Community Sports Development - LC290

This programme aims to develop high quality graduates with the skills necessary to succeed in this dynamic, exciting and challenging industry. Community Sports Development is the promotion of sports activities within communities. Sports Development Officers typically work with specific sports such as hurling, football, soccer and rugby, or with target populations such as children and younger people, older adults, women, ethnic groups, people with disabilities or people living in socially disadvantaged areas.

The role of the Sports Coach is complementary to that of the Sports Development Officer. Their job description is incredibly diverse and may include friend, mentor, instructor, planner, analyst, counsellor, organiser, demonstrator, disciplinarian, physical trainer, psychologist, nutritionist and leader. Successful coaches are innovative, constantly learning and evolving, always challenging themselves and their athletes to improve.

Sports Strength and Conditioning (Thurles) - LC422

The programme is built around two pillars: strength/conditioning and business/technology. 

Students are prepared for the UK Strength and Conditioning Association, ITEC Gym Instruction and the United States National Strength and Conditioning Association exams. 

This course will give students skills to utilise modern advances in technology to impact on the development of the athlete, player and team; as well as the requirments in the core elements of business to be flexible in applying his/her strength and conditioning skills. 

Sports Strength and Conditioning (Thurles) - LC423

The Bachelor of Science in Sports Strength and Conditioning is built around two pillars: strength/conditioning and business/technology. Students are prepared for the UK Strength and Conditioning Association ITEC Gym Instruction exams. This programme is suited to students who wish to become members of sports training professional bodies and pursue careers as top sports strength and conditioning coaches or become entrepreneurs in the growing fitness industry.

Sports Development and Coaching - LC228

This two-year programme is designed to meet the needs of individuals who wish to pursue a career in sports coaching. The programme provides a blend of practical application and theory that immerses the student in sport and sports coaching. This programme aims to produce coaches with an understanding of the knowledge, skills and competences needed for coaching.

Within this programme training and educational opportunities are coherently structured combining both in-house and external delivery. The programme has professional links with numerous sporting organisations including the IRFU, GAA, FAI, HRI, IGB and Mountaineering Ireland.