University of Northampton

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: The University of Northampton

Sport Rehabilitation and Conditioning

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Course summary

This BSc (Hons) Sport Rehabilitation and Conditioning course is aimed at students who are committed to working with the public, athletes and populations of all ages to support improvements in the public’s health and wellbeing. You will apply both academic and practical skills to assess, treat and rehabilitate people from injury and illness and develop injury prevention strategies. Our academic staff are enthusiastic, experienced and are actively involved in research in their specialist areas. This practical-based programme will equip students with the hands-on skills needed while our active blended learning approach will engage and support students both during and outside of the taught sessions. Further to this our careers and employability, and business and entrepreneurialism modules ensures that you are well-prepared for employment upon graduating. This degree is built upon the core competencies required and set by BASRaT which includes modules that develop your knowledge and skill in musculoskeletal injuries, athlete screening and injury prevention, manual therapies and strength and conditioning, as well as the underpinning sports-science disciplines modules such as physiology, anatomy, nutrition, psychological management of athletes and a research dissertation. In addition to developing your own business and entrepreneurialism skills you will complete a minimum of 400 hours of work-based learning during your studies to enable you to apply your knowledge in real-world settings and gain the valuable experiences needed for future employment. By studying at the University of Northampton, you can be sure that: You will experience student life at the University’s £330 million Waterside Campus. Come along to an Open Day and find out more. • Students enrolling on this course at Northampton will be provided with their own brand new laptop* to keep at no additional cost. All sports clubs and societies are free to join at Northampton and every essential course text book is available via the library, meaning you won’t have to purchase copies. For more information on this visit our website ( • Our expert academics teach in small groups supported with one to one assistance. Our academics and students form a tight bond, providing individualised support and guidance whilst challenging students academically. • We invest more money into your education than 90% of Universities in the UK** • Whatever your ambitions, we’re here to help you to achieve them. We’ll support you to identify the skills you’re learning during your course, find your strengths and secure practical experience so that when it comes to applying for jobs or further study you’ll feel confident in standing out from the crowd. The Northampton Employment Promise • In fact, we’re so confident in our careers and employability support that if you achieve at least a 2:2 degree and complete either our Employability Plus Gold programme or achieve a Changemaker Gold Certificate during your time studying with us, but still haven’t secured full-time employment 12 months after graduating, we will secure a three – six month paid internship for you or support you into postgraduate study. ✱ eligibility criteria and terms and conditions apply. See for more information ✱✱ source: Guardian University League Table 2020


STAGE 1 • Physiological Function and Response (compulsory) • Neuromusculoskeletal Injury, Illness, Disease and Assessment (compulsory) • Screening and Conditioning or Injury Prevention (compulsory) • Manual Therapies for Neuromusculoskeletal Conditions (compulsory) • Neuromusculoskeletal Anatomy (compulsory) • How to be successful at University (compulsory) STAGE 2 • Sport Research Methods (compulsory) • Rehabilitative and Exercise Programming (compulsory) • Mobilisation and Exercise for Spinal Conditions (compulsory) • Professional Practice and Entrepreneurialism (compulsory) • Athlete Injury, Health and Wellbeing Management (compulsory) • Screening and Conditioning for Sport Performance (compulsory) STAGE 3 • Dissertation (compulsory) • Contemporary Issues in Sport Rehabilitation and Conditioning (compulsory) • Sports Trauma and Immediate Pitchside Care (compulsory) • Exercise and Conditioning for Specific Populations (compulsory) • Applied Practice in Sport (WBL) (compulsory) Module information is quoted for 2022/23 entry. Please note that modules run subject to student numbers and staff availability, any changes will be communicated to applicants accordingly.

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Applicants are expected to have studied PE, Sport or any Science

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

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