Sports Therapy (Foundation Year) at University of Central Lancashire - UCAS

Course summary

Course Overview Learn about the theory and practice of care, management and rehabilitation on our Sports Therapy Foundation Year degree. Why study with us

  • The course brings together the fields of physiology, psychology, pathology and exercise rehabilitation.
  • You’ll learn about getting people back to fitness and functionality after a sporting injury.
  • You’ll also gain experience of the role of massage and sports specific exercise as therapeutic components of a rehabilitation programme.
What you'll do
  • You’ll have access to our student-led Sports Therapy Clinic, a fully-functional injury clinic with a movement analysis lab for patient rehabilitation.
  • You’ll learn from a course team of professional therapists and academics from a range of backgrounds with experience from grass root sport to the Olympic stage.
  • The programme offers work experience, research internships, participation in research conferences.
  • This course has been designed with the support of its accrediting body, the SST, the lead organisation for Sports Therapists in the UK. On graduation you will be eligible for full membership of the organisation.
Future Careers On completion of the four-year Sports Therapy programme, you’ll be a well-rounded practitioner able to help athletes return to full fitness.


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Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • The Society of Sports Therapists

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

English language requirements

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IELTS (Academic)6with no component score less than 5.5 (To have been taken within two years of the course commencement date)

Student Outcomes

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Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1

Additional fee information

Please note fees for the foundation year will be £9,250, and then £9,250 per year for the remainder of the course. *subject only to annual increase in line with UK Retail Price Index inflation rate
Sports Therapy (Foundation Year) at University of Central Lancashire - UCAS