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, Pitch side Trauma Care Course, PD: Approval Level 3 & 4 Industry Award in Sports Massage. 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 a relevant BSc (Hons) Sports Therapy degree at a number of HE establishments. Or students can progress onto the final year of the BSc (Hons) Applied Sport and Health Science degree offered the University Centre Truro and Penwith.
First Year Sports Massage Osteology & Anatomy Sports Injuries & Clinical Practice Research Methods Anatomy & Physiology Introduction to Biomechanics & Human Movement Second Year Sports Therapy Project Applied Movement Analysis Nutrition for Performance & Rehabilitation Treatment & Management of Injuries Human Exercise Physiology Modules may be subject to change
How to apply
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.
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available
Unfortunately, we are unable to consider international applicants.
Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
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Fees and funding
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