Truro and Penwith College has opted into the TEF and received a Gold award.
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.
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
This course has limited vacancies, and is no longer accepting applications from some students. See the list below for where you normally live, to check if you’re eligible to apply.
Republic of Ireland
This course is not accepting applications from Tier 4 international students. For more information, please contact the course provider.
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.
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
For advice about international applications, please visit the website: http://www.truro-penwith.ac.uk/get-in-touch/how-to-apply/international
Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£8224||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£8224||Year 1|