MSc Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation

  • DeadlineStudy Details: MSc part-time

Course Description

This MSc is an industry-accredited course designed to give students the high-quality, profession-specific training needed to be able to prevent, assess, diagnose and treat sport and physical activity related injuries. The qualification focuses on developing practical skills while teaching how to apply theory to underpin clinical reasoning.

Putting theory learning into practice is a key focus so you develop your skills via case scenarios; on-site practice opportunities; and a work-based placement with industry experts working with professional athletes, members of the public and clinical populations to improve quality of life and return to normal physical function.

Why choose this course?

  • A minimum of 400 hours of practice placement, provided by the University, in a range of different settings from elite professional sports teams to private clinics and independent practitioners off campus, and both our Sports Therapy & Rehabilitation Clinic and Community Exercise Clinic on campus
  • Opportunity to apply for British Association of Sport Rehabilitators and Trainers (BASRaT) accreditation
  • Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMSPA) embedded professional qualifications
  • Opportunity to undertake the Pre-Hospital Immediate Care in Sport (PHICIS) Level 2 course
  • Use of state-of-the-art clinical, sporting, and strength and conditioning facilities as well as BASES-accredited laboratories

Entry Requirements

2.2 honours degree or equivalent in a related subject area

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Programme Funding

There are numerous sources of funding available for postgraduate students, both from external sources such as the Government and from the University.

Student Destinations

Upon graduation, you will be prepared to take on a rewarding and challenging role in sports therapy and rehabilitation as an injury and exercise-based rehabilitation and fitness specialist. You will be capable of working in multi-disciplinary healthcare teams in both the public (NHS) and private sectors within the sport, exercise and physical activity industry. You may also look into opportunities within the armed services or work as athletic trainers in the Republic of Ireland, USA and Canada due to BASRaT’s international arrangement with the Athletic Training & Therapy Profession.

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