University of Kent

Degree level: Undergraduate

Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation

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Course summary

Are you driven to make a difference in Sport Therapy and Rehabilitation? From diagnosis, treatment and the prevention of injuries, studying Sport Therapy and Rehabilitation at Kent equips you with the extensive knowledge and skills needed to work in a range of environments from treating elite athletes to teaching specialist exercise groups and setting up your own business as an independent Graduate Sports Therapist and Rehabilitator. Sports therapy is one of the fastest-growing careers in the sports and healthcare sector and at Kent we are dedicated to giving you the best start to a career in this exciting field. Get hands-on experience in our excellent facilities including laboratories and custom-built teaching spaces, or complete a placement for the chance to put your learning into practice. Together with our dedicated careers and employability support, studying at Kent gives you the edge in pursuing a career in a range of areas including research and development, within a sports club and sports rehabilitation. This degree is accredited by the British Association of Sports Rehabilitators and Trainers (BASRaT). Graduates can apply for accreditation and full membership of BASRaT, the UK regulator for sport rehabilitation Reasons to study Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation at Kent

  • You’ll complete professional placements to put into practice the skills you learn and make valuable industry contacts.
  • Benefit from our new Kent Sports Clinic - the largest in the South East - where under the supervision of a fully-qualified member of staff, you’ll get real world experience supporting athletes and the general public.
  • You are taught by lecturers with vast experience in sports training, treatment of injuries and rehabilitation.
  • During your course you will have access to our fantastic facilities including cycling and rowing ergometers; 3D motion video analysis; blood testing and respiratory gas analysis equipment; a rehabilitation gymnasium; an anti-gravity treadmill and an environmental chamber.
  • You will benefit from the wider Kent Sport facilities on our Canterbury campus, 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.
  • 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.

Course details


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
C600
Institution code:
K24
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements


English language requirements

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

Please visit our website for further information:

https://www.kent.ac.uk/courses/undergraduate/how-to-apply/english-language-requirements.html


Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

All fees for 2023/24 are to be confirmed. Please see the programme page at www.kent.ac.uk for further information on fees and funding options.
Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation at University of Kent - UCAS