Glyndwr University, Wrexham

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Glyndŵr University (Prifysgol Glyndŵr)

Sports Injury Rehabilitation

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Course summary

This Sports Injury Rehabilitation degree will prepare students for the integrated sports and injury rehabilitation field and more focused environments such as sports teams, fitness to work and health promotion. It will also have a focus on the wider variables and impact of sports injuries in respect of the physiological, psychological, cultural and social factors that impact on the health and wellbeing of individuals. The importance of having a person-centred approach to care/treatment modalities will be addressed and taking into consideration of the importance of motivational interviewing/communication. Students will: •Develop skills in workload management and professionalism to optimise client care •Be able to practice safely, competently and confidently to ensure they meet the exacting standards of becoming a Graduate Sports Rehabilitator (BASRaT) •Be adaptable and responsive to the changing climate of sports rehabilitation •Consider the wider holistic elements of health and wellbeing and how they affect recovery from injury •Demonstrate and apply wider understanding/theoretical principles affecting sports rehabilitation‌ Key Course Features: Accredited by the British Association of Sport Rehabilitators (BASRaT) •Discover the skills required by a practitioner working within the areas of health and fitness on this inspiring course. •The course places emphasis on gaining practical experience. It draws on existing and exciting partnerships with professional sports personnel, health partner organisations and appropriate professional bodies. •You’ll develop a clinical approach to therapeutic methods to treat musculoskeletal injuries. The course considers injury and rehabilitation; from Injury prevention to rehabilitation. •Placements feature on each year of study, with a minimum of 50 hours (observational) in year 1 and a minimum of 150 hours practise/placement allocated in years 2&3.

Course details


Year 1 (Level 4) MODULES •Communication in Sports Health Care •Sports Injury & MSK Assessment •Introduction to Anatomy & Physiology •Developing Personal, Professional & Academic Skills •Sports Massage •Professional Practise in Public Health Level 4 has a minimum of 50 hours (observational) practice allocated. Year 2 (Level 5) MODULES •Functional Rehabilitation 1 •Injury Treatment Modalities •Functional Rehabilitation 2 •Evidence-Based Practice •Psychology: Enhancing Performance •Applied Exercise Physiology Level 5 has a minimum of 150 hours of practice/placement allocated. Year 3 (Level 6) MODULES •Advanced Rehabilitation & Management •Integrated Clinical Practice in Sports •Research Proposal •Clinical Reasoning Level 6 has a minimum of 200 hours of practice/placement allocated. The information listed in this section is an overview of the academic content of the programme that will take the form of either core or option modules. Modules are designated as core or option in accordance with professional body requirements and internal academic framework review, so may be subject to change.

Assessment method

The assessment types encompass the skills required for a Sports Injury Rehabilitation graduate include: •Written assignments •Practical examination •Critical reflection •Presentations •Laboratory reports •OSCE (an observed structured clinical examination) Teaching and learning Wrexham Glyndŵr University is committed to supporting our students to maximise their academic potential. The delivery of content will focus on a wide range of activities that will resonate with students’ individual learning styles, develop and encourage reflection and critical thinking that will lead to lifelong learning. Interactive lectures, group tutorials, practical group work, presentations, case studies and peer-led sessions are some of the approaches that will be used to develop the communication, teamwork, study skills and learning to become successful and employable graduates. We offer workshops and support sessions in areas such as academic writing, effective note-making and preparing for assignments. Students can book appointments with academic skills tutors dedicated to helping deal with the practicalities of university work. Our student support section has more information on the help available.

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

International applicants

This course is not currently available to those requiring a Tier 4 visa to study in the UK.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Wrexham Glyndwr University takes into account a variety of qualifications and experience when considering applications to our programmes. If you are unsure if the qualifications you currently hold will be accepted for entry, or if you're not sure you'll achieve the required UCAS Tariff points, please contact us at [email protected] for further advice and guidance.

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)


Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9000 Year 1
Scotland £9000 Year 1
Wales £9000 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Sports Injury Rehabilitation at Glyndwr University, Wrexham - UCAS