Teesside University, Middlesbrough

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Teesside University

Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation (with Foundation Year)

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Course summary

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Summary: This degree includes an integrated foundation year if you do not have the appropriate subjects and/or grades for entry to year one of the degree. Strategies for optimal rehabilitation to aid return to function are important for elite sport, recreational activity and health. Course details: Our outstanding facilities include fully-equipped physio and biomechanics labs, an environmental chamber and a state-of-the-art hydrotherapy pool. On this course you will develop the fundamental knowledge and skills necessary to recognise associated risks; assess and treat injury and implement appropriate rehabilitation programmes for sport, exercise and health. These include planning, implementing and interpreting preparticipation screening, identifying predisposing factors to musculoskeletal injury and health. You learn essential skills in specialist sport laboratories, collecting, interpreting and reporting on fitness data. You also have the opportunity to obtain additional vocational awards in fitness instruction (for a small additional fee). You are required to complete a CPD portfolio which is an integral part of the programme to enhance your employability skills and help you to meet professional body requirements. After the course: The course gives you a clear pathway towards a career in sports therapy, sports rehabilitation and related fields. It provides you with excellent career prospects within the fields of rehabilitation, sport, health and exercise. Through registration with governing bodies, students can seek careers specifically within the National Health Service, Ministry of Defence and numerous sports environments. Graduates will have the required skillset to be autonomous healthcare practitioners specialising in musculoskeletal management, exercise-based rehabilitation and fitness.

Course details


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Assessment method

This programme employs a diversity of learning and teaching methods including: lectures, seminars, problem based learning, workshops, laboratory sessions, independent research projects. All modules on the programme are delivered via blended learning, which uses a combination of face-to-face learning and online delivery. Each module has a site in the University’s Virtual Learning Environment (Blackboard), which adheres as a minimum to the University’s Threshold Quality Standards. Where applicable, modules include electronic submission, assessment and feedback. You are required to complete a CPD portfolio which is an integral part of the programme to enhance your employability skills and help you to meet professional body requirements.

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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Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course codeC639
Institution code T20
Campus nameTeesside University
Campus code-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff 32 - 64 points
GCSE/National 4/National 5 GCSEs in English, maths and a science at grade 4 (grade C) or equivalent.

An enhanced DBS check is required for this programme. Offers are tailored to individual circumstances. Most UCAS tariff based offers require a minimum of 32 tariff points. Non-tariff qualifications are also considered.

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

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
International £13000 Year 1

Additional fee information

Find out more about fees and funding if you are from the UK/EU here: tees.ac.uk/fees, or if you are an international student here: tees.ac.uk/international/fees. If you live in the Channel Islands or Isle of Man contact your education office: gov.uk/student-finance.
Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation (with Foundation Year) at Teesside University, Middlesbrough - UCAS