Entry requirements

Those eligible to apply for this course will be well-qualified medical graduates, chartered physiotherapists (upper second class honours degree or higher), with minimum one-year post qualification experience. Preference is given to applicants with a strong sporting background (personal involvement or recognised service provision). Applications are made online at: www.tcd.ie/courses/postgraduate/az

Months of entry


Course content

The course includes lectures, practical and clinical work. It
aims to present a scientific basis for the study of all aspects
of sports and exercise medicine; to outline a comprehensive
programme for injury prevention and treatment; to define
guidelines for the scientific monitoring and training of
athletes; to enable participants to prescribe training advice
for different age groups; and to expose participants to a wide
range of specialities relevant to sport and exercise.
A M.Sc. degree is awarded following the passing of written,
oral and clinical examinations and the acceptance of a
dissertation based on practical research work. Marks are
allocated on the basis of 67% continuous assessment and end
of year written examinations and 33% dissertation.

Information for international students


Fees and funding

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Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

Dr Nicholas Mahony / Mr. Bernard Donne
+353-1-896 3556/3557