What is Sports Performance Analysis? Performance analysis is the newest of the sports science disciplines and investigates actual sports performance or performance in training. Analysis can include technical, tactical, KPIs, coaching behaviour and movement analysis within a game. It can also cover pre-match, live and post-match analysis, scouting, talent identification and trend analysis.
What is the MSc in Sports Performance Analysis about? This programme has been developed in response to the marked growth in the demand for people with performance analysis knowledge, competencies and skills across a range of sporting clubs and organisations and it will be an area of expansion in the future. This innovative MSc (Level 9, 90 credits) programme will prepare graduates for future opportunities in perfomance analysis by offering a blend or theory and practice ensuring practical knowledge underpinned with a theoretical foundation. The programme is aligned with a number of National Governing Bodies of Sport to faciliitate experiential learning. Graduates will be well equipped to serve sport organisations and teams (national & international) but also feed into and drive the sports performance analysis research agenda both in Ireland and internationally.
Who is this programme for? This programme is highly vocational and practical in nature and is carefully aligned to industry needs, but is underpinned by solid theoretical foundations. The programme will be beneficial to those either wishing to seek future opportunities in Performance Analysis, those currently employed within a club or organisation with a performance analysis role and / or those wishing to move into such a role.
What subjects will I study? Subjects: Biomechanics Performance Analysis Performance Analysis 2 Coaching Environment Data Analytics Experiential Learning Research Methods Dissertation
Postgraduate Diploma: Postgraduate Diploma in Science in Sports Performance Analysis is an Embedded Exit Award.
What are the entry requirements? Level 8 Degree (minimum 2nd class Honours) in: • BA Sports Management & Coaching • BSc in Sport Science or • cognate qualifications
Applicants applying for entry via routes other than that listed above will be considered on a case-by-case basis and in accordance with IT Carlow’s Recognised Prior Learning (RPL) policy.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Karen Hennessy BEd, MSc, MBA, PhD Head of Department E: [email protected] T: 059-9175300
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Recipient: Institute of Technology, Carlow
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