Staffordshire University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Sports Therapy

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Course summary

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Learn how to help athletes recover from injury and design injury prevention programmes for sports teams with our sports therapy degree. Are you interested in helping athletes recover from injury? Or maybe you want to design injury prevention programmes for sports teams? Whether you have ambitions of working within the professional sports environment or running your own clinic, our accredited Sports Therapy degree gives you the skills, knowledge and experience needed to treat and rehabilitate professional and amateur athletes. With sports therapy backgrounds in private practice, professional and semi-professional sport, our lecturers bring practical experience to their academic knowledge. Teaching combines formal lectures with practical laboratory and clinical workshops. As a Sports Therapy student, you’ll be guaranteed a placement, internship or volunteering opportunity to develop real-world skills. We also provide the experience of work under the supervision of The Society of Sports Therapists accredited staff, to deliver treatments in our sports therapy laboratory. On successful completion of study, we will issue the following award: BSc (Hons) Sports Therapy Students on our Sports Therapy degrees have worked with: Stoke City FC Port Vale FC Notts County FC Wolverhampton Wanderers FC St George's Park Widnes Vikings

Course details

Modules

Year 1 compulsory modules: Developing Research Skills in Sport and Exercise Academic and Employability Skills in Sport and Exercise Fundamentals of Physiology & Biomechanics Rehabilitation Techniques and Sports Massage Clinical Anatomy Foundations in Sports Therapy Year 2 compulsory modules: Research & Career Development in Sport & Exercise (Enterprise, Entrepreneurialism & Citizenship) Biomechanics & Kinesiology Sports Injury Assessment Sports Rehabilitation & Treatment Year 3 compulsory modules: Personal & Professional Development in Sport & Exercise Professional Placement in Sports Therapy Sports Therapy Practice Vertebral Assessment & Interventions Business and Entrepreneurialism for the Sports Therapists


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
BC96
Institution code:
S72
Campus name:
Staffordshire University (Stoke Campus)
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)


Unistats information

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Student satisfaction
68%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
95%
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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
International £14000 Year 1

Additional fee information

For further details of what is and is not included in your tuition fees please visit www.staffs.ac.uk/undergraduate/fees/
Sports Therapy at Staffordshire University - UCAS