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Bachelor of Sports Therapy (Hons)
Bachelor of Sports Therapy (Hons)

Bachelor of Sports Therapy (Hons)

  • ID:UH440156
  • Level:3-Year Bachelor's Degree
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Admission Requirements

Entry requirements

English requirements

  • GCSE: Grade 4/C in English, Mathematics, and Science.
  • IGCSE English at grade C or above.
  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score of 6.0 (with no less than 5.5 in any band).
  • Pearson Test of English (PTE) 51 (with no less than 42 in any band).
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) 72 with band scores of reading 18, writing 17, listening 17, speaking 20.

Course Information

This course gives you the latest skills needed to work in the cutting-edge field of sports therapy. You’ll learn how to assess injuries, apply treatments (such as sports massage, electrotherapy and joint mobilisation), learn pitch-side injury management and design injury prevention and rehabilitation programmes. You’ll also study the underpinning theory of practice: anatomy, clinical biomechanics, exercise physiology, sports nutrition and psychology. Our students enjoy access to specialist labs and high-tech facilities, such as our dedicated sports injury clinic, and take valuable clinical placements in a diverse range of sport and exercise environments.

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Degree programmes are structured into levels, 4, 5 and 6. These correspond to your first, second and third/final year of study. Below you can see what modules you’ll be studying in each.  

Level 4

Module, Credits, Compulsory/optional

  • Developing an Academic Approach, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Human Physiology and Nutrition, 30 Credits, Compulsory
  • Exercise Prescription and Fitness Testing, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Musculoskeletal Anatomy, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Therapeutic Modalities, 30 Credits, Compulsory
  • Examination and Management of Lower Limb Sports Injuries, 15 Credits, Compulsory

Level 5

Module, Credits, Compulsory/optional

  • Exercise and Environmental Physiology, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Research Design, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Functional Anatomy and Clinical Biomechanics, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Peripheral Manual Therapy, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Examination and Management of Upper Limb Sports Injuries, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Sport and Exercise Rehabilitation, 30 Credits, Compulsory
  • Sports Trauma Management, 15 Credits, Compulsory

Level 6

  • Module, Credits, Compulsory/optional
  • Advanced Management of Sports Injuries, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Applied Independent Sports Research Project, 30 Credits, Compulsory
  • Strength and Conditioning, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Examination and Management of the Vertebral Column, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Special Populations, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Sports Therapy Clinical Placement, 30 Credits, Compulsory
  • Year Abroad: Sport, 0 Credits, Optional
  • Sandwich Placement - Sport, 0 Credits, Optional
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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

The Sports Therapy degree has led graduates to a wide variety of employments. Opportunities may be found working with professional sports teams, in independent sports injury clinics, in health centres and gyms, or on a self-employed basis. In addition, graduates have gone on to study for a MSc or PhD, complete a PGCE to become a teacher, or found opportunities with athletes with disabilities or in schools and youth sport. The skills that are developed throughout the course give the graduate many choices as to where to take their career, with the strong vocational element of the degree and the extensive clinical experience giving a head start in the jobs market.

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Overseas Student Health Cover

Insurance-Single: 300 GBP/year

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