Masters | Postgraduate Course - Sport Rehabilitation (Pre-Registration) MSc, PG Dip, PG Cert Course Details within St Mary's University Twickenham

St Mary's University
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Contact Name
Paul Draper
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Sport Rehabilitation (Pre-Registration) MSc, PG Dip, PG Cert

Study Details

MSc/PGDip/PGCert 2 years

Are you looking for a career helping people return to sport at all levels after injury, and enhancing their performance? If so, the MSc Sport Rehabilitation is for you. This programme is endorsed by the British Association of Sport Rehabilitators and Trainers (BASRaT).

Why study Sport Rehabilitation (Pre-Registration)?

By studying this degree you will gain the skills and knowledge to work as an independent practitioner, assessing injuries, and aiding recovery through manual therapies and exercise prescription. The programme is endorsed by the British Association of Sport Rehabilitators and Trainers (BASRaT) and is one of the few MSc courses whose graduates are accredited for entry to the BASRaT register.

Our graduates work in a wide range of environments including sports clubs/teams, sports injury clinics, the ministry of defence and the performing arts.

Module details

  • Acute Management of Injury and Specialised Treatment Techniques 
  • Advanced Research Methods 
  • Clinical Anatomy and Physiology 
  • Clinical Assessment and Soft Tissue Management 
  • Dissertation 
  • Evidence Based Practice and Clinical Placement 
  • Late Stage Rehabilitation and Factors Affecting Performance 
  • Principles of Rehabilitation and Neuromechanics 

Entry Requirements

2:1 Previous degree required.

At least 2:1 (or equivalent) or good 2:2.

Students will normally be expected to have achieved a 2:1  or a good 2:2 (or equivalent) in a related discipline, including: sport and exercise science, sports coaching, strength and conditioning, sport science, sports therapy, physical education and physiotherapy. In addition, applications will also be considered for selected elements of the programme leading to an MSc/PGDip/PGCert in Sport Rehabilitation from students with a first degree in biology, physiology or occupational therapy. Where necessary, we can also assist students in gaining a Data and Barring Service (DBS) check, and reduced price First Aid certificate, both of which are prerequisites for clinical placement.

Student Destinations

Graduates of the MSc in Sport Rehabilitation will be eligible to join BASRaT, the professional body overseeing and regulating the practice of Sport Rehabilitators and Trainers in this country. The 400 clinical placement hours required for BASRaT membership are included in the Evidence Based Practice and Clinical Placement module. BASRaT also has a minimum attendance requirement for lectures, practicals and seminars. To qualify for BASRaT membership students must complete and pass an Immediate Care in Sport (Level 2) course, which is included.