The overall course aim is to provide you with skills and knowledge required in order to develop a career in sports therapy. You will develop the critical skills necessary to evaluate the use of sports therapy interventions and their impact upon athletes. The course provides a mixture of theory and practice and includes sports massage, patient assessment and treatment skills, manual therapy techniques and exercise physiology, and rehabilitation and programming skills. You will also complete an individual project on a topic agreed with your tutor and present a final dissertation. Students will also have the opportunity to complete additional awards which may include L3 VTCT Sports Injuries, L4 VTCT Sports Massage and L2 Personal Training.
This course provides a mixture of theory and practical modules including; Sports Massage, patient assessment and treatment, manual therapy techniques including peripheral and vertebral mobilisations, exercise physiology and rehabilitation programming. You will devise and undertake a research project in order to submit a dissertation.
Qualified teacher status (QTS)
To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:
- Course does not award QTS
How to apply
This course is not accepting applications from students requiring a Student visa. 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.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
If we receive an application that identifies you may require additional English and Maths support we may tailor an individual support package to help you with this.
Additional entry requirements
All applicants should have obtained English language GCSE ( or equivalent ) grades 9-4 or A*-C
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
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Fees and funding
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