Why study this course? This was the world’s first Sports Therapy degree and was developed in partnership with the Society of Sports Therapists. You’ll learn to recognise, treat and rehabilitate athletes with injuries or dysfunction. Our fully equipped sports therapy clinic, which is open to members of the public for consultation and treatment, gives you hands-on experience to complement the scientific learning. More about this course This course, accredited by the Society of Sports Therapists (SST), will help you gain the necessary skills, knowledge and experience to go on to a career in sports therapy. You’ll learn to assess, treat and rehabilitate athletes with sports injuries or dysfunction, and will gain a broad scientific background. As well as developing your understanding of the pathologies and management of sports injuries, you’ll also gain clinical competence thanks to a combination of practical classes and work-based learning. You can gain experience in our on-site clinic, which offers treatment to members of the public, as well as through placements with our extensive network of industry contacts. You’ll also find this network useful in progressing your career after graduation. We have strong links with a number of renowned sporting organisations and professional bodies both within London and around the world.
Modules for this course are subject to change. For full up-to-date module details please see the course page on the university website. Foundation year (Year 0) modules include: Biology (core, 30 credits); Chemistry (core, 30 credits); Scientific Studies (core, 30 credits); Foundation year project (sports) (core, 15 credits); Foundations of Sports Science (core, 15 credits) Year 1 modules include: Sports Trauma Management and Soft Tissue Therapy (core, 15 credits) Musculoskeletal Anatomy (core, 15 credits); Human Physiology (core, 15 credits); Professional and Core Skills (core, 15 credits); Introduction to Biomechanics (core, 15 credits); Fundamentals of Sports Therapy (core, 15 credits); Physiological Principals of Training (core, 15 credits); Applied Sports Science (core, 15 credits) Year 2 modules include: Exercise Physiology (core, 15 credits); Sports Rehabilitation: Early and Intermediate (core, 15 credits); Clinical Examination and Assessment in Sports Therapy (core, 15 credits); Biomechanics of Human Movement (core, 15 credits); Sociology of Effective Coaching and Teaching (option, 15 credits); Sport Psychology: Controlling Individual Performance and Exercise (core, 15 credits); Sports Rehabilitation: Late and pre-discharge (core, 15 credits); Peripheral Manual Therapy (core, 15 credits); Environmental Exercise Physiology (core, 15 credits); Sports Science Research Methods (core, 15 credits) Year 3 modules include: Sports Science and Therapy Dissertation (core, 30 credits); Sports Therapy Work Placement (core, 30 credits); Spinal Manual Therapy (core, 15 credits); Clinical Biomechanics (option, 15 credits); Clinical Exercise Physiology (option, 15 credits); Sport Psychology and the Elite Athlete (core, 15 credits); Coaching Pedagogy and Practical Application (core, 15 credits); Electrotherapy (core, 15 credits); Business Development in Sport (option, 15 credits)
You'll be assessed through written and practical exams, practical reports, presentations, class tests and a final research dissertation.
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
All applicants must be able to demonstrate proficiency in the English language. Applicants who require a Tier 4 student visa may need to provide a Secure English Language Test (SELT) such as Academic IELTS. For up to date English language requirements please see: http://www.londonmet.ac.uk/international/international-admissions/application-guidance-and-entry-criteria/english-language-requirements/undergraduate-english-requirements/
English Language and Mathematics GCSEs at grade C (grade 4 from 2017) or above (or equivalent). We accept a broad range of equivalent level qualifications, please check the UCAS tariff calculator or contact us if you are unsure if you meet the minimum entry requirements for this course. We encourage applications from international/EU students with equivalent qualifications. We also accept mature students with diverse backgrounds and experiences.
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Fees and funding
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