University of Cumbria has opted into the TEF and received a Bronze award.
Want a career helping everyone from the occasional jogger to elite professional athlete recover from injury and get back to peak performance?
Well, whether you want employment in the NHS, with professional sports clubs or as a consultant, we’ll help ensure you develop all the knowledge and skills you need to become a fully trained British Association of Sport Rehabilitators and Trainers (BASRat) sports rehabilitator.
Why Choose University of Cumbria
Our course is designed so you gain high-quality profession-specific training to prevent, assess, diagnose and treat sports and physical activity-related injuries.
And, with academic theory backed up with hands-on practice in our multi-million pound sports complex, rehabilitation gyms and dedicated sports laboratories, we’ll teach you all you need to secure employment in this dynamic profession.
We have good industry links with professional sports clubs
Our contacts and partnerships give you great placement and job prospects
Great tutor support and we get to know you because our seminar sizes are small
400 hours of placement in sports clubs, hospitals and clinics for BASRat accreditation
Taught by tutors with a wealth of experience in professional sport and sport rehabilitation
Tutors are involved in international research, which keeps your learning up-to-date
Partnerships with local leisure centres gives you access to even more sports facilities and rehabilitation experiences
More than 20 years excelling in sport-related degrees
Develop confident rehabilitation skills to a standard expected by employers
- Gain additional professional opportunities, including: Kinesiology Tape and gym instruction
You’ll be living in a vibrant student city by the spectacular north west coastline. And, within an hour of the Lake District National Park and the big cities of Manchester and Liverpool. So, whether you want lively or leisurely, you’re within reach of both.
On our course, you’ll learn to work collaboratively with other healthcare and sport-related professionals, just as you would in a sports rehabilitation role, which will also be a great boost to your CV.
So, if you want to step into the sports healthcare as a career-ready professional, then our academic teaching enriched with hands-on experience using state-of-the-art facilities, will enable you to do just that.
How to apply
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!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||96 - 112 points|
|A level||CCC - BBC|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||MMM - DMM|
|Access to HE Diploma||
D: 15 credits
M: 30 credits
|Must pass all 60 credits, 45 at level 3|
|Scottish Higher||BBCC - ABBB|
GCSE English at grade C/4
Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9,250||Year 1|