Truro and Penwith College

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: University of Plymouth

Sports Therapy

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Course summary

FdSc Sports Therapy aims to provide you with a diverse range of knowledge related to the disciplines such as anatomy, physiology, biomechanics and injury. You will gain an in depth knowledge of the body and injuries through the modules such as Sports Massage, Anatomy and Physiology, Sports Injuries and Exercise Physiology. You will gain an understanding of therapy related to the disciplines of anatomy, physiology, biomechanics and injury. The Foundation Degree develops specific practice from this base into an understanding of sports injury and rehabilitation. You will develop an understanding of nutrition and exercise in relation to fitness and recovery. Stage Two will culminate in a project allowing you to extend your own interest in the field, while also acquiring and developing skills of research and investigation. You also have the opportunity to take a range of additional qualifications, e.g. RLSS National Pool Lifeguard Qualification, HSE First Aid at Work, FA Basic and Intermediate Sports Injury Courses, VTCT courses in Holistic Massage, Sports Massage and Anatomy. The main route of employment is focused on the Sports Therapy and Sports Rehabilitation industry. Graduating students will be fully equipped to work independently, with the knowledge and skills required to meet the industry standards. If, at the end of the course, students wish to develop their skills into other areas of the sport and fitness industry they are able to do so through various third-year options including joining the final year of the BSc (Hons) Applied Sport and Health Science degree offered at Truro and Penwith College.

Course details


First Year Sports Massage Osteology & Anatomy Anatomy & Physiology Sports Injuries & Clinical Practice Research Methods Introduction to Biomechanics & Human Movement Second Year Sports Therapy Nutrition for Performance & Rehabilitation Treatment & Management of Injuries Human Exercise Physiology Project Applied Movement Analysis Modules may be subject to change.

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

Entry requirements for advanced entry (i.e. into Year 2 and beyond)

120 level 4 credits in a relevant subject

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Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)


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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9335 Year 1
England £8224 Year 1
Northern Ireland £8224 Year 1
Scotland £8224 Year 1
Wales £8224 Year 1
Channel Islands £8224 Year 1
International £9335 Year 1

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Sports Therapy at Truro and Penwith College - UCAS