Sport and Exercise Therapy at Loughborough College - UCAS

Loughborough College

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Loughborough University

Sport and Exercise Therapy

Course summary

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 members 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 a 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


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

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

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

England £8950 Year 1
Northern Ireland £8950 Year 1
Scotland £8950 Year 1
Wales £8950 Year 1
EU £12500 Year 1
International £12500 Year 1
Channel Islands £12500 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £12500 Year 1

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

Additional fee information

The cost of some activities is 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