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Course summary

The Sports Rehabilitation program equips students with essential practical knowledge and skills needed to assist sports professionals in strength, conditioning, and therapy treatments. It covers diagnosing, treating, and rehabilitating musculoskeletal injuries from sports and physical activities. Students must complete 400+ supervised placement hours under registered healthcare professionals and become SST members. The Sports Rehabilitation course is designed to empower students with essential practical knowledge and skills crucial for supporting the strength, conditioning, and therapy needs of sports professionals. This comprehensive programme delves deep into diagnosing, treating, and rehabilitating musculoskeletal injuries stemming from sports and physical activities. At SGS College, we offer more than just education; we provide an immersive learning experience. Our high-performing sports academies serve as dynamic platforms where Sports Rehabilitation students collaborate closely with coaches and trained therapists. This collaboration enhances the applied nature of the course, ensuring students are well-prepared for real-world challenges. We take pride in our strong community ties. Local professional sports clubs and community organisations actively engage with our students. Through workshops, external speakers, and placement opportunities, students gain invaluable insights and practical exposure. This direct interaction with industry professionals enhances their understanding and hones their skills, making them industry-ready upon graduation. As part of our commitment to professional development, students become esteemed members of the Society of Sports Therapists (SST). They are guided through a minimum of 400 placement hours, meticulously supervised by registered healthcare professionals. This hands-on experience is vital, allowing students to apply their knowledge in real clinical settings, preparing them for a successful career in sports rehabilitation. If you love playing sport, you could continue to play at an elite level whilst studying. Our well-structured Sports Academy programmes delivered by professional coaches providing training, strength and conditioning, sports therapy and some of the best sporting facilities in the South West of England, at our WISE campus in Bristol. To apply please copy and paste the link below into a browser and complete the application form: Part time routes are available. For more information, please email [email protected] Graduate Opportunities 1. Sports Rehabilitation Specialist 2. Athletic Trainer 3. Physical Therapist 4.Strength and Conditioning Coach 5. Exercise Physiologist 6. Clinical Exercise Specialist 7. Sports Science Researcher 8. Health and Wellness Consultant 9. Rehabilitation Coordinator 10. Sports Biomechanist 11. Sports Massage Therapist 12. Injury Prevention Specialist 13. Academic and Clinical Educator


Year 1: Introduction to Sports Therapy Anatomy Physiology for Sports Therapy Biomechanics Sports Injury Assessment and Rehabilitation Sports Massage and Soft Tissue Techniques Year 2: Sports Injury Assessment and Management Exercise Physiology and Prescription Sports Rehabilitation and Functional Training Manual Therapy Techniques Research Methods and Evidence-Based Practice Year 3: Advanced Sports Therapy Techniques Clinical Placement and Professional Practice Sports Psychology and Performance Enhancement Sports Nutrition and Ergogenic Aids Dissertation or Research Project

Assessment method

Coursework, Practical assignments and presentations

Professional bodies

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

  • The Society of Sports Therapists

Qualified teacher status (QTS)

To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:

  • Course does not award QTS

How to apply

Application codes

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University Centre WISE (UCWISE)
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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

We welcome applications from international and EU students, and accept a range of international qualifications. You will need to take the following English qualification as part of the Visa process: IELTS (Academic) - Overall score of 6.0 with no less than 5.5 in each component When you are thinking about studying overseas, it is important that you understand all the costs involved. It is essential to budget for your studies prior to leaving your home country and to arrange all your funding for your tuition fees and your living costs. Please follow this link for more details about your visa requirements:

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

DBS may be required if working in an educational setting.

English language requirements

GCSE English Minimum grade 4. International: English Language requirements for IELTS are: Overall score of 6.5 with 5.5 in each component OR Overall score of 6.0 with 6.0 in each component

Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9000 Year 1
Scotland £9000 Year 1
Wales £9000 Year 1
Channel Islands £9000 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9000 Year 1
EU £13250 Year 1
International £13250 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Sports Rehabilitation at SGS (South Gloucestershire and Stroud College) - UCAS