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

RECORDS BROKEN IN A SPECTACULAR NIGHT OF INTERNATIONAL ATHLETICS AT THE AIT INTERNATIONAL GRAND PRIX IN ATHLONE

16 Feb

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

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French Ambassador and Delegation from Universities in France visit AIT

02 Feb

On Monday 30th January, the French Ambassador H.E. Mr Jean Pierre Thébault, a delegation…

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“Can’t wait to get to Ireland and experience this competition!!” –  Sally Pearson Olympic & World Championship gold medallist headlining at National Athletics Event

30 Jan

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Sally Pearson is one of Australia’s greatest Olympians and one of the…

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Ceara Pearson receives the AIT Scholarship of Excellence at Awards Ceremony

26 Jan

AIT celebrated one of their 1st year students, Ceara Pearson who was awarded the…

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AIT proudly launches the JL Goor Polymer Engineering Scholarships for incoming first year students

26 Jan

ESA Space Solutions Centre Ireland stakeholders meet at AIT

26 Jan