Bachelor of Science in Exercise & Health Fitness Management
NFQ Level 8 Major Award Honours Bachelor Degree
† Indicates that students admitted to the programme are required to undergo a Garda Vetting process.
If you are the type of individual that likes working with other people to help them improve their fitness and you have a broad interest in exercise, health and fitness, then this programme might very well be for you.
Are you an athlete hoping to combine study and training? If so, you should highly consider this course as the University of Limerick have a strong history of supporting our student athletes in pursing and excelling in their sport whilst also undertaking academic study at the University of Limerick.
Why Study Exercise & Health Fitness at UL?
This course qualifies you as a Fitness Professional with a strong portfolio of specialisms which include Advanced Personal Training and Strength & Conditioning for Athletes and Teams.
Your final year will be interfaculty with a strong emphasis on business skills with modules including Financial Management, Public Relations & Marketing, Human Resource Management, Multimedia, Health Promotion, Diverse Populations, Event Management and more. This will provide you with strong supervisory and management skills in addition to your exercise and fitness specialisms.
Graduates of our programme are already out in the industry after the 1st year of the programme, working on a part time basis, “learning through doing....” This programme is a very practically applied programme and develops the practical skills in the formative years of the programme, whilst building on academic and management skills in the later years.