Loughborough College

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Loughborough University

Sport and Exercise Therapy

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Course summary

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This highly practical 3 year degree course validated by Loughborough University provides students with the opportunity to learn the knowledge and practical skills required to assess, manage and treat injuries in a sport and exercise setting. The varied nature of this provides students with essential clinical skills in diagnosing, treating and rehabilitating injured participants. As the course is accredited by the Society of Sports Therapists, graduates will have the opportunity to become an accredited member of the society by demonstrating professionally recognised standards of knowledge and competence during their studies. The BSc (Hons) Degree in Sport and Exercise Therapy has been designed to meet the following : • To develop comprehensive knowledge of Sport and Exercise Therapy • To develop an analytical, critical and reflective approach to Sport and Exercise Therapy • To promote an understanding of the multi-disciplinary and inter-disciplinary approaches to Sport and Exercise Therapy • To enhance students employability and career preparation by establishing the practical skills, techniques, and methods required by Sport and Exercise Therapy practitioners • To promote good practice as a Sport and Exercise Therapist in clinical, laboratory and field based settings • To have an understanding of professional behaviour, knowledge of practical problems, awareness of health and safety, and duty of care towards clients • To establish an understanding of the roles of related practitioners and regulatory organisations, including the Society of Sports Therapists

Course details

Modules

Year 1: Research & Academic Skills, Foundations of Sport & Exercise Science, Anatomy & Physiology, for Sport and Exercise Therapists, Sports Massage, Introduction to Exercise Therapy & Introduction to Sports Therapy. Year 2: Research Methods, Strength & Conditioning, Sport & Exercise Rehabilitation, Clinical Joint Assessment and Manual Therapy, Therapeutic Modalities and Sports Trauma, Small Business & Entrepreneurship, , Sports Science for Sport and Exercise Therapists. Year 3 - Research Project, Advanced Manual Therapy, Sport and Exercise Therapy Placement, Strength & Conditioning Training. Optional Modules: Advanced Topics in Exercise & Health Physiology, Performance Nutrition, Advanced Topics in Physical Activity & Health Promotion, Advanced Topics in Sports Biomechanics and Performance Physiology.

Assessment method

Assessments include a range of exams, essays, projects, presentations and reports. Such diversity allows you to experience and refine various academic and professional skills to prepare for your next steps.

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • The Society of Sports Therapists

How to apply

Application deadlines

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

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

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

Course codeST01
Institution code L77
Campus nameLoughborough College
Campus codeL

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff 112 points
GCSE/National 4/National 5 • GCSE Maths Grade C/Grade 4 or above and GCSE English Language Grade C/Grade 4 or above Or • Equivalent Level 2 Functional Skills in Numeracy and Communications Plus

The course team may except from the above requirements for any applicant who has attained the age of 21 years at the commencement of the programme, at the time in which he/she seeks admission. Furthermore, the College may make exceptions for any elite athlete. In such cases, the curriculum team will need to be satisfied that the applicant has prepared himself/herself to undertake a programme of study at an undergraduate level and appears capable of sustaining such a programme successfully.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £7956 Year 1
International £7956 Year 1
England £7956 Year 1
Northern Ireland £7956 Year 1
Scotland £7956 Year 1
Wales £7956 Year 1
Channel Islands £7956 Year 1

Additional fee information

The cost of some activities and kit required for practical sessions are not included in your tuition fee and you will need to meet this cost in addition to your fees. A summary of the costs that you may be expected to pay, and what is included in your fees can be found on our website.
Sport and Exercise Therapy at Loughborough College - UCAS