Department of Sport & Health Sciences

Department of Sport & Health Sciences

You know AIT is famous for sport, with its Olympic- and FIFA-standard sports facilities and its international reputation for nurturing elite sportspeople. You want to turn your passion for sport and health into a fulfilling and rewarding career.

The Department of Sport and Health Science offers a suite of honours degree programmes in Sports Science with Exercise Physiology, Health Science with Nutrition, Physical Activity and Health, and Athletic and Rehabilitation Therapy. These programmes have been designed to provide all of the skills, knowledge and experience required by sports scientist, health scientist, athletic and rehabilitation therapy or physical activity and health practicioners. A key feature of each of the programmes on offer is a significant placement module which can be taken in Ireland or at a number of our placement locations in North America and China.

The Department of Sport and Health Science also offers a part-time BSc and MSc in Environmental Health and Safety Management.

Browse our courses and find the one that’s right for you.


Contact Department of Sport & Health Sciences

Head of Department
Dr Aoife Lane

Email: alane@ait.ie

Telephone: 090 6471849

Department Secretary
Helen Bradley

Email: hbradley@ait.ie

Telephone: (090) 6468143

Faculty of Sport & Health Sciences News

SciFest Celebrates Ten Years of Science for All

25 Apr

It is a very special year for SciFest as the 2017 programme celebrates ten very successful…

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Student nurses come up trumps by doing good in Africa

13 Apr

Launch of THEA a Significant Step in Irish Higher Education - AIT Founding Member

03 Apr

President of AIT, Professor Ciarán Ó Catháin visited Wuhan University of Science and Technology, Wuhan City in China this week as part of an MOU signing.

03 Apr

AIT to host major debate on draining the River Shannon

29 Mar

Records Broken in Night of International Athletics at the AIT Grand Prix

16 Feb

The fourth annual AIT International Grand Prix was a spectacular event on Wednesday the…

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