Sports & Exercise Therapy at Leeds Beckett University - UCAS

Course summary

Gain the clinical knowledge and professional skills to assess, treat and manage sports injuries as a sports therapist. As part of this course, you'll:

  • Study a variety of sports science and therapeutic modules
  • Be able to register as a student member of The Society of Sports Therapists in your first year
  • Complete supervised placements to build up the working hours you’ll need to enable you to register as a sports therapist
  • Apply your theoretical knowledge in our rehabilitation science labs as you develop practical skills in sports massage and assessing and treating athletes
  • Have the opportunity to enhance your skills in our specialised sports and exercise therapy clinic
  • Join a research-led academic community in the subject area of therapeutic and rehabilitation sciences
Find Out More Your community We're passionate about sport. There's a huge range of sports and activities for you to get involved in, including more than 40 sports clubs. If you'd like to find out more about what we have to offer and our Carnegie Sports Scholarship Scheme, visit our university sport web page. Placements You’ll complete the hours you need to register as a sports therapist through supervised practical placements. Placements can be in a range of settings that include local amateur and professional sporting environments. You’ll also be able to gain practical experience through volunteering activities at local and national sporting events. Why Study Sports & Exercise Therapy at Leeds Beckett University
  • 96.8% of BSc (Hons) Sports & Exercise Therapy graduates in work or further study 15 months after graduation*
  • 95% of students on BSc (Hons) Sports & Exercise Therapy were positive about the way teaching staff explain things**
  • Professionally accredited by the Society of Sports Therapists
  • Fantastic placement opportunities - benefit from our partnerships with local sports and exercise therapy providers to develop your skills through an industry placement
  • Access to specialist facilities - where you'll practise therapy techniques on a state-of-the-art patient simulator as well as with real people
*Percentage of respondents from this course, HESA Graduate Outcomes 20-21 **National Student Survey 2023


Year 1 Core Modules:

  • Anatomy & Function for Sports & Exercise Therapy
  • Assessment & Pathology in Sports & Exercise Therapy
  • Massage for Sports & Exercise Therapy
  • Professional & Academic Skills for Sports & Exercise Therapy
  • Therapeutic Interventions 1 for Sports & Exercise Therapy
  • Physiology of Testing & Training for Sports & Exercise Therapy
Year 2 Core Modules:
  • Therapeutic Interventions 2 for Sports & Exercise Therapy
  • Clinical Decision Making in Sports & Exercise Therapy
  • Sports Trauma Management for Sports & Exercise Therapy
  • Applied Biomechanics for Sports & Exercise Therapists
  • Investigation & Inquiry in Sports & Exercise Therapy
  • Rehabilitation & Exercise Prescription for Sports & Exercise Therapy
  • Exercise for Referred Populations
Year 3 Core Modules:
  • Professional Practice & Placement for Sports & Exercise Therapists
  • Dissertation for Sports & Exercise Therapy
  • Management of Injury & Illness in Sports & Exercise Therapy
In addition, choose from a list of Year 3 option modules. Please check our website for a full and up-to-date list.

How to apply

You can no longer submit a new application for courses starting in 2023.

If you already have a 2023 application and are in Clearing, you can add this course as a Clearing choice – contact the university or college first to check they have places.

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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)

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

Additional fee information

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Sports & Exercise Therapy at Leeds Beckett University - UCAS