Sports bodies require their management and coaching staff to have a well-rounded understanding
and knowledge about business and management, as well as their chosen sport. A Sport Coaching and Business Management (Rugby) degree explores the cross-functional nature of business and sport and equips students with the necessary skills to attain careers in: sports management, club development, games development and club administration.
Applicants can apply for both the BA (Honours) Sport Management and Coaching (NFQ Level 8) and the BA Sports Coaching and Business Management (Rugby) (NFQ Level 7) on the CAO application system. Both courses run concurrently for the first three years.
The course runs over a three-year period and contains modules in the following key areas:
Sports Coaching and Player Development
Business and Management of Sport.