University Centre Bishop Burton

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: University of Lincoln

Sport and Exercise Therapy and Rehabilitation

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Course summary

Sports and Exercise Therapy is a strand of healthcare that specifically focuses on the prevention of injury and the rehabilitation of patients back to optimal levels of occupational, functional and sports specific fitness. The programme has roots within the core disciplines of Sport and Exercise Science but with specific skills and knowledge developed to work with clinical and non-clinical populations to prevent and rehabilitate injuries. What will I study? Year 1

  • Functional Anatomy
  • Physiology for Sport & Exercise Therapy
  • Soft Tissue Treatment
  • Exercise Therapy
  • Academic & Professional Development
  • Research Skills
Year 2
  • Biomechanics
  • Peripheral Musculoskeletal Assessment
  • Injury Rehabilitation
  • Peripheral Mobilisations
  • Professional Practice & Development
  • Research Methods
Year 3
  • Advanced Assessment & Treatment
  • Advanced Fitness Conditioning
  • Sport Trauma Management
  • Professional Practice & Development 2
  • Dissertation.
Learning and Teaching Approach This programme is delivered with a variety of learning and teaching approaches to include all students learning styles and preferences. For all modules, theory lectures are delivered that aim to deliver the core content and provide the underpinning knowledge. To complement the theory lectures, students have group seminars / practical sessions that are used to reinforce concepts delivered theoretically. The teaching methods focus on facilitating a student centered approach to enhance the independent learning that takes place outside of the classroom. Contact Time Approximately 16 hours a week to include lectures, seminars, practicals and tutorials. Students are also expected to carry out a significant amount of private study in addition to contact time (25-30 hours a week). Wednesday afternoons are reserved for sport and other extra-curricular activities. What else can I expect?
  • Additional facilities include Science Centre, IT suites, dedicated University Centre, study spaces and social areas, and modern Learning Resources Centre.
  • Online Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) used to enhance and facilitate teaching and independent learning on all programmes.
  • Experienced, supportive and motivated staff with both academic and industrial experience.
  • Our experienced Life Coaches are on hand to help you through your University journey from mentoring and coaching to health, wellbeing and resilience. Learn more about how our Life Coaches can support you: https://www.bishopburton.ac.uk/university-centre/life-skills-team-at-ucbb
  • Talks from a range of visiting speakers.
  • Opportunities to attend trips to enhance learning.
  • Students have access to a range of support through our study skills, and health and wellbeing teams. Further information can be found on our website: https://www.bishopburton.ac.uk/student-life/student-support
  • Relevant extra-curricular activity and/or work experience is encouraged of all students in order to enhance learning.
Career Opportunities On graduation you will have the skills and knowledge to gain employment within a range of sport and exercise therapy and rehabilitation settings.

Course details

Modules

Level 4 · Functional Anatomy · Physiology for Sport & Exercise Therapy · Soft Tissue Treatment · Exercise Therapy · Academic & Professional Development · Research Skills Level 5 · Biomechanics · Peripheral Musculoskeletal Assessment · Injury Rehabilitation · Peripheral Mobilisations · Professional Practice & Development · Research Methods Level 6 · Advanced Assessment & Treatment · Advanced Fitness Conditioning · Sport Trauma Management · Professional Practice & Development 2 · Dissertation


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
STSR
Institution code:
B37
Campus name:
Bishop Burton
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

University Centre Bishop Burton welcomes applicants from overseas. You will need to be issued with a Confirmation of Acceptance for Studies (CAS) to apply for your student visa to the UK. You will need to pay your course fees in full prior to a CAS being sent to you. In order for us to process this and for us to comply with our duties as a Sponsor we are required to check other aspects of your application, for example your financial status. For more details please visit www.bishopburton.ac.uk/student-life/international-students

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements


English language requirements

If first language is not English, or a Tier 4 student visa to study is required and GCSE grade C/4 English or equivalent is not held, English language proficiency level such as International English Language Testing System (IELTS) 6.0 overall (with a minimum 5.5 in each skill) will need evidencing.


Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
69%
Student satisfaction
70%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
95%
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Sport and Exercise Therapy and Rehabilitation at University Centre Bishop Burton - UCAS