Sports Injury Rehabilitation (with Foundation Year) at Wrexham University - UCAS

Wrexham University

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Wrexham University (Prifysgol Wrecsam)

Sports Injury Rehabilitation (with Foundation Year)

Course summary

Why choose this course? This Sports Injury Rehabilitation degree will prepare you for the integrated sports and injury rehabilitation field, and more focused environments such as sports teams and health promotion. You'll focus on the wider variables and impact of sports injuries, and the importance of having a person-centred approach to care/treatment modalities. You will:

  • Gain an introductory understanding to the sports and injury rehabilitation industry.
  • Gain practical experience in assessment and exercise based rehabilitation.
  • Develop the foundations in sports science, biomechanics and anatomy.
  • Develop the skills they will need for a successful university experience.
  • Explore the physiological, psychological, cultural and social factors that impact on the health and wellbeing of individuals.
  • Consider the importance of motivational interviewing/communication.
  • Develop skills in workload management and professionalism to optimise client care.
  • Be able to practice safely, competently and confidently to ensure that they meet the exacting standards of becoming a Graduate Sports Rehabilitator (BASRaT).
  • Be adaptable and responsive to the changing climate of sports rehabilitation.
  • Consider the wider holistic elements of health and wellbeing and how they affect recovery from injury.
Key Course Features:
  • Discover introductory skills required by a practitioner working within the areas of health and fitness on this inspiring foundation year.
  • Students will be introduced to the concepts of assessment and management of musculoskeletal injuries.
  • Students will be provided the academic support you require in order to develop the skills you need to succeed in our BSc Sports Injury rehabilitation Degree.
  • Study in a British Association of Sports and Exercise Sciences (BASES) accredited laboratory.
  • Accredited by the British Association of Sport Rehabilitators (BASRaT).
  • The course places emphasis on gaining practical experience. It draws on existing and exciting partnerships with professional sports personnel, health partner organisations and appropriate professional bodies.
  • You’ll develop a clinical approach to therapeutic methods to treat musculoskeletal injuries. The course considers injury and rehabilitation, from injury prevention to rehabilitation.
  • Our partnership with Rugby League’s Widnes Vikings will provide you with the opportunity to access real-world learning experiences within an elite sporting environment and benefit from a wealth of professional knowledge.


What you will study YEAR 1 (FOUNDATION YEAR) The Foundation Year is an integrated year where you will study core modules with a broad range of students from across the Faculty of Social and Life Sciences, giving you access to different perspectives and networking opportunities. The modules will equip you with key skills needed for Higher Education and beyond. They will give you the chance to explore your subject area and available careers, allowing you to adapt your reading and assessments to be relevant to your degree pathway. Alongside teaching from the broader faculty staff, you will be able to meet with staff and other students from your main degree pathway and get involved with events and opportunities that they are running. Study Skills for Success (core) will give you a solid foundation in academic conventions and time management skills to help you to progress through your degree. Resilience in Higher Education and Beyond (Core) Personal development and resilience are as important as academic skills in the accomplishment on your journey towards graduation, and this exciting new module will equip you with the attributes needed for this. A Day in the Life (core) This module allows you to explore the potential career options open to you on completion of you chosen degree. You will be exploring the professions linked to your degree and start preparing your graduate portfolio for employers. Life and Work in the Welsh Context (core) will give you the opportunity to explore your subject area and/or desired career in relation to living and working in today’s Wales. The suite of optional modules are designed to enhance your skills base in relation to your career development. Your personal tutor from your degree will meet with you to help you decide which one of the available optional modules would be most suitable for you. The optional modules are: Welsh for First Time Learners provides an introduction to the Welsh language for those taking their first steps Numeracy where your degree requires a competent level of numeracy, you may be advised to choose this option. Professional Communication in the Workplace in this module, you will begin to develop the skills and aptitude necessary to communicate effectively in a professional context. Maths and Experimental Design if your degree pathway requires an understanding of numeracy and sciences, then this module is designed to provide the opportunity to achieve that. There are a variety of assessments across the foundation year – presentations, portfolios, electronic scrapbooking, and learning logs are just some. YEAR 2 (LEVEL 4) MODULES Sports Injury & MSK Assessment Introduction to Anatomy & Physiology Introduction to Research Skills Sports Massage Common Neuromusculoskeletal Injuries and Conditions Professional Practise and Communications Level 4 has a minimum of 50 hours (observational) practice allocated. YEAR 3 (LEVEL 5) MODULES Functional Rehabilitation 1 Injury Treatment Modalities Functional Rehabilitation 2 Psychology: Enhancing Performance Applied Exercise Physiology Academic Discovery – Building Strong Research Ideas Level 5 has a minimum of 110 hours of practice/placement allocated. YEAR 4 (LEVEL 6) MODULES Advanced Rehabilitation & Management Integrated Clinical Practice in Sports Clinical Reasoning Integrated Sport and Clinical Practice Independent Discovery Level 6 has a minimum of 240 hours of practice/placement allocated. The information listed in this section is an overview of the academic content of the programme that will take the form of either core or option modules. Modules are designated as core or option in accordance with professional body requirements and internal academic framework review, so may be subject to change.

Assessment method

Teaching & Assessment The assessment methods encompass the skills required for a Sports Injury Rehabilitation graduate. They include: Written assignments Practical examination Critical reflection Presentations Laboratory reports OSCE (an observed structured clinical examination) Clinical placements Teaching and Learning Wrexham University is committed to supporting our students to maximise their academic potential. We offer workshops and support sessions in areas such as academic writing, effective note-making and preparing for assignments. Students can book appointments with academic skills tutors, dedicated to helping them deal with the practicalities of university work. Our Student Support section has more information on the help which is available. In terms of particular needs, the University’s Inclusion team can provide appropriate guidance and support should any students require reasonable adjustments to be made because of a recognised prevailing disability, medical condition, or specific learning difference.

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Wrexham University takes into account a variety of qualifications and experience when considering applications to our programmes. If you are unsure if the qualifications you currently hold will be accepted for entry, or if you're not sure you'll achieve the required UCAS Tariff points, please contact us at [email protected] for further advice and guidance.

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Student Outcomes

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1

Additional fee information

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Sports Injury Rehabilitation (with Foundation Year) at Wrexham University - UCAS