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Birmingham City University

Sports Therapy

UCAS Code: C630

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

Entry requirements


A level

B,B,C

To include one subject in Biology/ Human Biology/ Chemistry/ Physics/ Mathematics/ Physical Education with minimum Grade C. excluding General Studies, Critical Thinking and Extended Project A maximum of three subjects are considered.

Access to HE: Diploma to Science (QAA approved) with 60 credits overall and 45 credits at Level 3. A minimum of 30 Level 3 credits must be at distinction. Must include Biology or Chemistry at Level 3. GCSE equivalencies only from Access Courses achieved prior to 2014, except for 2 Year Part Time Courses started within the 12/13 academic year. 12 Credits must be achieved at Level 2 + and certificate must state 'GCSE Equivalent' Minimum of 5 GCSE's, including Double Science, Mathematics and English Language at Level 4 or above.

GCSE/National 4/National 5

Minimum of 5 GCSE's, including Double Science, Mathematics and English Language grade 4 or above. No equivalents accepted Must have been achieved at the point of application and in one sitting.

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

28

Obtain a minimum of 28 points overall with grade 4 or above in at least one Higher Level subject from Group 4 Students who do not complete the IB Diploma will be considered on the basis of their IB Certificates if they obtain a total of 14 points or above from three Higher Level Subjects with grade 4 or above in at least one Higher Level subject from Group 4 and alongside other acceptable level 3 qualifications to meet 112 UCAS Tariff Points For students who do not already hold a GCSE in Mathematics at Grade C/4 or above grade 5 in Maths (Standard Level) from the IB Diploma will be accepted For students who do not already hold a GCSE in English Language at Grade C/4 or above Standard Level English Language (not literature) Group A - Grade 4 or above, OR English Language Group B - Grade 5 from the IB will be accepted

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

DMM

BTEC: Extended Diploma in Sport & Exercise Science or Applied Science (no other BTEC Extended Diplomas are acceptable). Minimum of 5 GCSE's, including Double Science, Mathematics and English Language at Level 4 or above.

UCAS Tariff

112
16%
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About this course


Course option

3.0years

Full-time | 2020

Underpinned by the latest research, and accredited by the Society of Sports Therapists, this BSc (Hons) Sports Therapy course is a chance for you to be able to provide the very best care and management for professional athletes and individuals to aid their recovery and support performance.

You will have the opportunity to carry out a sandwich year, where you will take on a work placement, providing you with essential experience and hands-on learning, aiding your development. These placements could either be national or international, and could see you work with professional sports teams or within regular clinics, where you’ll work on real-life cases and perform diagnoses on students and members of the public.

This course is accredited by The Society of Sports Therapists - the largest governing body of Sports Therapists in the UK to ensure the course remains relevant and aligned with industry standards. You'll be taught in our £71 million City South Campus, complete with state-of-the-art facilities including two sports therapy clinic rooms (where you will take part in real-life clinics with patients from year 1 of the course), fitness suite and innovative teaching classrooms.

Find out more by visiting the Birmingham City University website!

Tuition fees

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England
£9,250
per year
EU
£9,250
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,250
per year
Scotland
£9,250
per year
Wales
£9,250
per year

The Uni


Course location:

City South Campus, Edgbaston

Department:

School of Health Sciences

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