Sport Rehabilitation and Conditioning at Plymouth Marjon University - UCAS

Plymouth Marjon University

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: University of St Mark & St John

Sport Rehabilitation and Conditioning

Course summary

This course is accredited by the British Association of Sport Rehabilitators and Trainers (BASRaT) and after completion you will be able to apply to register as a professional member of BASRaT. You will work with athletes helping to return them to full functional fitness through expertly-developed rehabilitation programmes. Our modern teaching clinic allows you to experience the practical side of exercise rehabilitation from the start, always underpinned by the scientific principles of therapeutic interventions. Why this course at Marjon? • BASRaT accredited. • A minimum of 400+ clinical hours of hands-on experience. • Conduct research and assessments using the latest technologies such as diagnostic ultrasound, anti-gravity treadmill, RS footscan, laser therapy and interferential therapy. • Placements are offered in professional sports teams (Plymouth Argyle FC, Plymouth Raiders, Plymouth Albion, Torquay United, and Plymouth Devils Speedway) as well as in amateur sport, disabled sport and within the military. • Wide ranging modules to give you expertise in functional anatomy, physiology for sport and rehabilitation, sports biomechanics, soft tissue therapy, manual spinal therapy and injury management, sport science and strength and conditioning. What might I become? Our graduates have gone up to work for organisations such as Plymouth Argyle, Plymouth Albion and Torquay United. Graduates have also gone on to set up their own successful business as well as gaining jobs in the NHS and within the military. Find out more at Open Day Open Day is your opportunity to find out more about studying Rehabilitation in Sport and Exercise at Marjon. You’ll meet lecturers and look around our world class Sport & Health Centre. Our student life talks will help you prepare to go to university, covering topics such as careers, funding, sport and our award winning on-campus student support service. You can also take a tour of the campus with a current student and find out about the student-led clubs and societies. Book on to an Open Day at: Why study at Marjon? • First-class facilities used by world-class athletes • Small, person-focused university with a big personality • No.1 university in England for Student Satisfaction (Complete University Guide 2023) • Southwest University of the Year for Student Life and Student Support (WhatUni Student Choice Award 2022) • No.3 university in England for Learning Community (National Student Survey 2022)


Sarah Catlow - Course Lead, Sport Rehabilitation and Conditioning; “We start by learning about the psychological behaviours that relate to high level sport performance and also learn soft tissue techniques to help relieve injuries with real clients. In the second year you will learn how to assess and treat spinal injuries, learn more about how the body heals after injury and undertake a work placement in the industry. The third year gives you more work experience and will give you a better understanding of injury prevention techniques.” 1st Year Engaging with learning Patient management Physiology and conditioning Functional anatomy for sport therapy and rehabilitation Soft tissue theory Musculoskeletal assessment 2nd Year Research methods and analysis in sport and health sciences Work based learning Injury treatment modalities Principles of exercise, coaching and rehabilitation Manual therapy of the spine Pathology and clinical reasoning 3rd Year Honours project Injury biomechanics Strength training, conditioning and rehabilitation Diagnostic, rehabilitation and injury management Rehabilitation in Sport and Exercise - clinical experience RFU Level 2 Intermediate Care in Sport

Assessment method

Assessment methods include case studies, written exams, essays, laboratory reports, poster, competence-based exams and practical exams.

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

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

English language requirements

GCSE English Language at Grade C/4 or equivalent

Student Outcomes

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Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £14500 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250 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 £14500 Year 1

Additional fee information

EU applicants will be classed as International unless they have Pre-settled or Settled status.
Sport Rehabilitation and Conditioning at Plymouth Marjon University - UCAS