Sport Rehabilitation at AECC University College - UCAS

Course summary

“Please note: from September 2024 you can choose to study the Foundation Year in either our Bournemouth or London location. Levels 4, 5 and 6 will be taught from our Bournemouth location only.” Become qualified in the field of sport rehabilitation. The BSc (Hons) Sport Rehabilitation is a vocational, hands on course that offers students the opportunity to develop knowledge, skills and expertise in preventing, assessing, diagnosing, and treating sports and physical activity-related injuries. Graduate Sport Rehabilitators are trained in the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of injuries expertise that is essential across all sports, and all levels from amateur to elite. Why Study Sport Rehabilitation? If you have a love of sport and/- or want to work in sport. If you’ve been affected by sports injuries - If you want to learn more about the field of rehabilitation in a sports environment. If you want to learn at the forefront of evidence-based musculoskeletal management and rehabilitation, then this course could be for you. Our innovative curriculum has been purpose built to integrate learning with our state-of-the-art facilities including onsite clinics, imaging services, treatment spaces and a pro-section laboratory. This coupled with our expertise in sport and exercise science, make AECC University College a fantastic environment for aspiring Sport and Exercise Rehabilitators to train and develop. Career prospects Upon completion of this course you will be eligible to become a registered member of BASRaT (British Association of Sport Rehabilitators and Trainers). Sports rehabilitators work in areas such as professional sport, primary musculoskeletal care, military and corporate environments. Successful completion of the undergraduate programme opens up the world of further postgraduate study such as Strength and Conditioning, Sport Sciences or research in the form of MRes/PhD study. What makes this course unique?

  • A strong focus on sports and working in sports environment
  • Gain 400 + hours of clinical experience
  • Train and develop in our state of the art sport and performance injury clinic
  • Be at the forefront of evidence-based musculoskeletal management and rehabilitation
What you will learn on the course Students on the course will get hands-on practical experience, learning from the expert staff who teach on the course. The course includes extensive practical and laboratory-based work to help develop your understanding of human anatomy, the biomechanics and physiology of the human body, and the pathology of injury and dysfunction. How the course is taught The course utilises a range of contemporary approaches to assessing learning, whilst also seeking to develop key practitioner skills, specialist expertise, and interdisciplinary approaches. Delivery modes include: seminars, workshops, practice sessions, manual therapy and practice labs, placement opportunities peer and expert observations, online learning and laboratory sessions. Students on the course are required to complete a number of practical placement hours offering the opportunity to learn and develop in some fantastic applied practice environments. You main gain experience in our on-site clinical and sport performance centres.


Year 0 (subject to approval, unit title may change) Human Sciences I, Introduction to Healthcare, Personal and Professional Development, Human Sciences II, Foundations in Sport, Performance and Rehabilitation, Extended Project Year 1 Anatomy (20) Exercise Physiology (20) Psychology of Exercise, Health and Sport (20) Motor Control and Biomechanics (20) Introduction to Research Methods (20) Prescribing Exercise 1 (20) Year 2 Research Methods (20) Clinical Exercise Physiology (20) Clinical Assessment Skills (20) Advanced Anatomy (20) Injury and Rehabilitation (20) Treatment Approaches in Sport Rehabilitation (20) Year 3 Dissertation (40) Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation (20) Late-Stage Rehabilitation and Return to Sport (20) Consulting and Private Practise (20) Sport Rehabilitation Placement (0) Option modules (one of either) Advanced Exercise Prescription (20) Exercise Management and Long term conditions (20)

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • British Association of Sport Rehabilitators

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

International applicants

To meet the minimum English Language requirements of the programme, applicants will need to achieve an overall IELTS (academic) score of 6.0 or above with no less than 5.5 in each section.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

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Additional entry requirements


If you live in the UK, and undertake a placement, some placements require a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, we will guide you through this process if required. To gain a place on the course some applicants may be requested to attend an interview which may take place in person or remotely via TEAMS, you will be contacted beforehand to confirm.

English language requirements

IELTS (Academic) 6.0 overall (with no less than 5.5 in each component) TOEFL (IBT) 79 overall with a minimum score of 17 in writing and listening, 18 in reading, 20 in speaking Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) and Proficiency (CPE) 169 overall with a minimum score of 162 in each component Pearson PTE (Academic) 54 overall with a minimum score of 51 in each component Language Cert International ESOL 144 overall with a minimum score of 32 in each section (B2 level)

Student Outcomes

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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
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
EU £16560 Year 1
International £16560 Year 1

Additional fee information

Additional Course Costs Students may wish to purchase their own copies of some recommended textbooks. Books are estimated to cost between £50 and £200. Students may also wish to purchase AECC University College-branded items of clothing. This clothing will cost approximately £50 to £75. BASRaT accreditation currently require students to undertake a Royal College of Surgeons Pre-Hospital Immediate Care endorsed course once graduated this will cost approx. £350-500 per student.

Sponsorship information

Full criteria is available in the Bursary and Scholarships Policy on the AECC website.

Sport Rehabilitation at AECC University College - UCAS