Leeds Trinity University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation

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Course summary

Do you want a career in sports injury management and treatment? Are you excited by the opportunity to work with athletes and sports teams? Our BSc in Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation is a practically-focused degree pathway that enables you to develop the knowledge and professional skills to work within the area of sport and exercise injury assessment, management and rehabilitation. You’ll study the human anatomy and physiology, looking at the mechanics of musculoskeletal injury. We’ll teach the therapeutic methods used to promote healing and a return to activity and sport, while helping you to develop a critical understanding of theoretical and practically relevant issues for sports therapy and rehabilitation. As an applied and vocational degree, there’s a strong focus on giving you opportunities to apply your skills and knowledge to real-world situations and scenarios. You’ll complete professional work placements as part of your degree, which give you the chance to gain valuable professional experience in a sports therapy and rehabilitation setting. All this means that by the time you graduate, you’ll have a critical understanding of the theoretical knowledge required by professionals working in sports therapy and rehabilitation. This course is accredited by the Society of Sports Therapists. Students will be eligible for full membership once they have completed their professional work placement and graduated from the University. Professional placements You’ll complete professional work placements, which will give you the chance to graduate with professional work experience. We’ll work with you to find placements that involve working in a sports therapy and rehabilitation setting, as well as giving you plenty of preparation and support before you begin your placements. Previous students have gone on placement in gyms, physio settings, at Batley Bulldogs Rugby League FC and the Leeds United Development Squad. Career opportunities You’ll graduate with the knowledge and experience to become a professional sports therapist. You’ll also be prepared for a range of roles related to sports injury management and treatment.

Course details

Modules

On this course you will study a selection of modules, which may include: Fundamentals of Human Movement; Introduction to Sport Psychology; Skills for Sports Therapy; Professional Skills in Sport, Exercise and Health; Physiology of Training; Assessment and Management of Peripheral Injuries; Sports Injury Rehabilitation; Applying Professional Skills in Sport, Exercise and Health; Research Methods and Enquiry; Sports Therapy in Practice; Interventions and S&C in Rehabilitation.

Professional bodies

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

  • The Society of Sports Therapists

How to apply

This course has limited vacancies, and is no longer accepting applications from some students. See the list below for where you normally live, to check if you’re eligible to apply.

EU

Wales

England

International

Scotland

Northern Ireland

Republic of Ireland

Application codes

Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements


Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £12000* Year 1
England £9250* Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250* Year 1
Scotland £9250* Year 1
Wales £9250* Year 1
Channel Islands £9250* Year 1
International £12000* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

We advise students that there may be additional course costs in addition to annual tuition fees: Recommended and required reading lists will be provided at the start of your course. All the books and e-books are available from our Library to borrow but you may choose to purchase your own. On some courses there may be additional costs, such as field trips, equipment, accreditations, that may be part-funded by the University. More details will be provided at the start of the course. You'll need to include placement/s travel and associated costs too, however the University will contribute a standard amount towards your total expenditure. The University provides students with a £6 printing credit each academic year which can be topped up either on campus or online.
Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation at Leeds Trinity University - UCAS