Sports Therapy and Injury Rehabilitation at City College Plymouth - UCAS

City College Plymouth

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: University of Plymouth

Sports Therapy and Injury Rehabilitation

Course summary

Injuries are an unwelcome yet somewhat inevitable aspect of professional and competitive sport. Accredited by the Sports Therapy Organisation (STO), this course helps you develop the skills to succeed in all areas of injury management and athlete care. You will practise and develop your skills through our supervised student led sports injury clinic. You will be trained by industry specialists to broaden understanding of the various roles.


The course includes the following subjects: Year 1, anatomy of human movement, sports massage and manual therapy, pathophysiology of sports injuries, clinical assessment of sports injuries, treatment and management of sports injuries, strength and conditioning and injury prevention. Year 2, functional anatomy for Sports Therapy, Sports Therapy clinical practice, advanced manual therapy and injury management, injury rehabilitation and reconditioning, sports nutrition (optional module), emergency trauma and pitchside management (optional module). Benefits: opportunities to treat professional athletes, opportunities to work overseas with European partners, membership of the Sports Therapy Organisation (STO).

Assessment method

Assessment will be through a mixture of practical assessments, in-class tests, coursework (essays and reports), presentations and seminars.

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

International applicants will be asked to complete a fee assessment. This allows us to confirm an applicant's nationality, immigration status and residency to correctly assess fee status. Applicant's will be asked to include copies of the relevant pages of their passport, any letters from the Home Office confirming immigration status in the UK and any other relevant documentation (copy of visa stamps, marriage certificate, etc.).

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Four GCSEs at Grade C (4) or above including English, Maths and a Science based subject.

Student Outcomes

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Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £7450 Year 1
England £7450 Year 1
Northern Ireland £7450 Year 1
Scotland £7450 Year 1
Wales £7450 Year 1
Channel Islands £7450 Year 1

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No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Sports Therapy and Injury Rehabilitation at City College Plymouth - UCAS