Sports and Dance Therapy (including foundation year) at London Metropolitan University - UCAS

Sports and Dance Therapy (including foundation year)

London Metropolitan University

Degree level: Undergraduate

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Course summary

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Why study this course? Our Sports and Dance Therapy (including foundation year) BSc (Hons) course offers an alternative route into an undergraduate degree if you don’t meet the necessary requirements to enter the standard three-year course. This course has a built-in preparatory year (Year 0) designed to equip you with the confidence and necessary study skills to begin study at undergraduate level. On graduation you’ll receive the same award and title as students on the standard three-year course.t. More about this course Our bachelor's degree in sports and dance therapy will equip you for a professional career in roles treating athletic and dance injuries. This programme is unique among other sports therapy courses in the UK as it focuses on issues that are unique to dance. The built-in foundation year will provide the basis for your undergraduate study by teaching you key transferable skills in time management, writing, critical analysis and scientific research. You’ll also get introduced to the fundamental methods used by scientists, including basic mathematics concepts, analysing scientific data, laboratory techniques and presenting findings in graphs and written form. The foundation year will be shared with students from other foundation year degrees in the School of Human Sciences, which will prove the perfect opportunity to learn about other scientific disciplines and gain different perspectives on the topics you study. Following your foundation year, you’ll study the same modules and attend the same classes as students on the three-year year course. To find out more about the subsequent three years of your study, visit our Sports and Dance Therapy BSc (Hons) course page. If at the end of your foundation year you’d like to change your specialism there will be some flexibility to allow you to do this. During your time at the University you’ll be able to seek academic and pastoral support from your tutors and non-academic staff. This can be in the form of one-to-one meetings, accessing resources from our student services or attending one of our academic skills workshops. There will also be opportunities to improve your job application and interview skills through accessing resources offered by our careers service team.

Course details


Year 0 modules include: Scientific Studies Biology Chemistry Nutrition and Sports Science Year 1 modules include: Foundations of Sports Therapy Human Anatomy and Biomechanics Human Physiology and Training Principles Sports Research Skills Year 2 modules include: Sports and Dance Physiology Sports and Dance Rehabilitation Peripheral Manual Therapy Clinical Examination and Assessment in Sports Therapy Sports Science Research Methods Biomechanics of Human Movement and Dance Technique Year 3 modules include: Advanced Sports Therapy Business Developments in Health Sciences Sports Science and Therapy Dissertation Sports & Dance Therapy Work Placement Advanced Biomechanics Clinical Exercise Physiology

Assessment method

You'll be assessed through essays, written exams, oral assessments, practical assessments and a final dissertation.

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How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff 32 points
GCSE/National 4/National 5 You will be required to have English Language and Mathematics GCSEs at grade C (grade 4) or above (or equivalent)

English language requirements

To study a degree at London Met, you must be able to demonstrate proficiency in the English language. If you require a Tier 4 student visa you may need to provide the results of a Secure English Language Test (SELT) such as Academic IELTS. For more information about English qualifications please see our English language requirements. If you need (or wish) to improve your English before starting your degree, the University offers a Pre-sessional Academic English course to help you build your confidence and reach the level of English you require.

More information about our English language requirements.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £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 £12700 Year 1

Additional fee information

These fees are for the 2020–21 academic year. Fees for new and returning students may change each year by an amount set under the government’s regulation. For further information about our undergraduate fees, please visit: Please note, in addition to the tuition fee there may be additional costs for things like equipment, materials, printing, textbooks, trips or professional body fees. Additionally, there may be other activities that are not formally part of your course and not required to complete your course, but which you may find helpful (for example, optional field trips). The costs of these are additional to your tuition fee and the fees set out above and will be notified when the activity is being arranged.
Sports and Dance Therapy (including foundation year) at London Metropolitan University - UCAS