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Elite Sport Performance

Dublin City University

24 months
8800 EUR/year
4200 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The Elite Sport Performance programme of the Dublin City University is a two-year, part-time, distance-learning programme that provides students with an opportunity to complete a programme of study focused on theories and practice of sport performance and develop an advanced understanding of research methodologies and reflective and critical skills.



The Elite Sport Performance programme of the Dublin City University is aimed at early-career professionals working in the sport domain, and those with aspirations to work in this environment, who are motivated to extend their knowledge and understanding of elite sport performance and deepen discipline-specific expertise through postgraduate study.

The part-time and flexible nature of the course enables students to consider how their learning and knowledge impacts professional practice in elite sport performance environments, and ensure that the acquired knowledge and understanding gained through their MSc journey supports their development in their specific working context.

Programme Structure

  • For more information, please visit the programme page.

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Candidates should be working in sport or a related area or intend to work in the sport domain
  • A primary NFQ Level 8 2. 2 qualification, or equivalent, in an area of sport and performance
  • In line with DCU policy, students who do not have the appropriate level of academic attainment for direct entry may apply for access via the Recognition of Prior Learning process (RPL). All RPL applicants will be invited to interview and required to demonstrate that their learning is comparable in terms of academic level training and assessment
  • An appropriate CV to detail the candidate’s academic and professional experience
  • One reference, from an individual in the candidate’s performance domain or an academic reference If relevant 
  • Evidence of competence in English Language
  • Transcripts

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    8800 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8800 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    4200 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4200 EUR per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Dublin

1100 - 1800 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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