Teesside University, Middlesbrough has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
Summary: Strategies for optimal rehabilitation to aid return to function are important for elite sport, recreational activity and health. Course details: Our outstanding facilities include fully-equipped physio and biomechanics labs, an environmental chamber and a state-of-the-art hydrotherapy pool. On this course you will develop the fundamental knowledge and skills necessary to recognise associated risks; assess and treat injury and implement appropriate rehabilitation programmes for sport, exercise and health. These include planning, implementing and interpreting preparticipation screening, identifying predisposing factors to musculoskeletal injury and health. You learn essential skills in specialist sport laboratories, collecting, interpreting and reporting on fitness data. You also have the opportunity to obtain additional vocational awards in fitness instruction (for a small additional fee). You are required to complete a CPD portfolio which is an integral part of the programme to enhance your employability skills and help you to meet professional body requirements. After the course: The course gives you a clear pathway towards a career in sports therapy, sports rehabilitation and related fields. It provides you with excellent career prospects within the fields of rehabilitation, sport, health and exercise. Through registration with governing bodies, students can seek careers specifically within the National Health Service, Ministry of Defence and numerous sports environments. Graduates will have the required skillset to be autonomous healthcare practitioners specialising in musculoskeletal management, exercise-based rehabilitation and fitness.
Access course information through Teesside University’s website using the course details link provided.
This programme employs a diversity of learning and teaching methods including: lectures, seminars, problem based learning, workshops, laboratory sessions, independent research projects. All modules on the programme are delivered via blended learning, which uses a combination of face-to-face learning and online delivery. Each module has a site in the University’s Virtual Learning Environment (Blackboard), which adheres as a minimum to the University’s Threshold Quality Standards. Where applicable, modules include electronic submission, assessment and feedback. You are required to complete a CPD portfolio which is an integral part of the programme to enhance your employability skills and help you to meet professional body requirements.
Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.
- British Association of Sport Rehabilitators and Trainers
- Sports Therapy Organisation
How to apply
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
15 January*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!
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|Campus name||Teesside University|
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||88 - 112 points|
|A level||88 - 112 tariff points from at least 2 A levels (or equivalent) including a science, sport or physical education subject.|
|Access to HE Diploma||Accredited Access to HE Diploma - science or health subject.|
|GCSE/National 4/National 5||GCSEs in English, maths and a science at grade 4 (grade C) or equivalent.|
An enhanced DBS check is required for this programme.
Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|