University of Kent

Degree level: Undergraduate

Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation

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Course summary

Studying Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation at Kent, you gain the extensive knowledge you need to become a qualified practitioner. You are taught by world-leading experts who have worked with Olympians and Paralympians. Our wide-ranging degree, accredited by the British Association of Sports Rehabilitators and Trainers (BASRaT), gives you the skills you need to make a difference across a number of sporting environments from improving the performance of elite athletes to working with members of the public including children, older people and those adapting to injuries, to improve their quality of life. Choose Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation at Kent because:

  • our lecturers have top-level experience in sports training, treatment of injuries and rehabilitation, and sport psychology and their research underpins our teaching ensuring you learn about the latest thinking in the field.
  • you have access to fantastic facilities including: cycling and rowing ergometers; 3D motion video analysis; respiratory gas analysis equipment; a rehabilitation gymnasium; an anti-gravity treadmill and an environmental chamber.
  • following our move to the Canterbury campus in 2021 you will also benefit from the wider Kent Sport facilities such as the fitness suite, dance studio and indoor halls and outdoor sports pitches- as well as our new Kent Sport Clinic, which will be the most comprehensive sports performance clinic in the South East.
  • we have various professional connections with the NHS, sports teams and organisations, health-promoting agencies and private businesses and regularly engage with these organisations across sport, science and health. Our associations with these sorts of organisations inform our research-lead teaching and practice, and contributes content to your course experiences. Some of these organisations may help enrich your experience by potentially providing work placements opportunities
  • Team Kent, funded by the students’ union runs more than 60 different sports clubs and our large green campus is a great place for morning/evening runs or cycling
  • if you have competed at county level you can apply for one of the University’s sports scholarships
On this degree, you study key areas including exercise physiology, biomechanics, psychology, massage, injury prevention and rehabilitation. You also develop your research skills in advance of undertaking your research project. Alongside your research project, in your final year you can select modules to tailor your studies more specifically towards your career aspirations. While our excellent lab-based facilities and equipment ensure you develop key laboratory and practical skills.

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The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

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Applicants should have grade C or 4 in English Language GCSE or a suitable equivalent level qualification.

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