Sport Therapy University of Wales Trinity Saint David

Undergraduate

Awarded by: University of Wales Trinity Saint David (Prifysgol Cymru Y Drindod Dewi Sant)

As the only Sports Therapy degree in Wales accredited by the Society of Sports Therapy, this programme is designed to educate competent practitioners in all aspects of Sports Therapy. The Graduate Sports Therapist can choose work in private Sports Injury Clinics or in professional / semi-professional sports within the UK or overseas.

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • Location

    Carmarthen Campus

  • Start date

    24 September 2018

  • Duration

    3 years


Course details

Modules

The degree is taught over 3 years and divided into 6 subject (modules) areas per level of study. Each module provides specific theoretical knowledge and or practical skills required to be a practicing sport therapist. In the first year (level 4) the main focus is to provide a detailed underpinning knowledge of the body, sports injuries as well as the basic skills of massage therapy and management of sports injuries. The second year (level 5) allows students to develop their skills in our sports therapy clinics as well as more advanced techniques in biomechanics and sports rehabilitation. The final year (level 6) provides further opportunities to work in a clinical setting, at sports events and with athletes. It also challenges the student to conduct research and critically review current opinion and practice in the areas of sports therapy and rehabilitation.

Assessment method

Whilst the degree is predominantly assessed through a combination of course work and practical examination. Students will also develop an extensive portfolio of professional practice and case study evidence.

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 code BC61
Institution code T80
Campus name Carmarthen Campus
Campus code C

Points of entry

This means the year in which you would like to start the course.

‘Year 1’ means you will start in the first year.

‘Year 0’ means you will enter onto a foundation year.

You may be able to start some courses in the second or third years, if you meet certain criteria. You will need to discuss this with the university or college directly.

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

In choosing to study at university you are making a considerable investment in your future and it is a decision that we take seriously. We will make every effort to ensure that your experience as a student here will help you to develop your potential to the full. We will provide you with sound academic knowledge, but we also believe that the rich diversity of cultural and social experiences that you will have as a student here will help you develop a range of personal and professional qualities as we believe that these are both equally important considerations when choosing a university.


Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 120 points Students are expected to achieve 120 UCAS points with a focus on science based subjects and physical education. Students are also required to have a minimum of Grade C in GCSE Mathematics, English and Science. International students are required to achieve an IELTS level 7 with no element below 6.51. Mature students without sufficient UCAS points will be considered on merit through an interview process.

Any offer of a place on the BSc (Hons) Sports Therapy programme is subject to a DBS.

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records check (DBS)


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,000 Year 1
EU £9,000 Year 1
International £10,400 Year 1
England £9,000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,000 Year 1
Scotland £9,000 Year 1
Wales £9,000 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.