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Glyndwr University, Wrexham

Rehabilitation and Injury Management

UCAS Code: 12MG

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

Entry requirements


A level

B,B,C

Accepted alongside A-Levels as part of overall 112 UCAS Tariff requirement.

112 UCAS Tariff points

112 UCAS Tariff points

Accepted as part of overall 112 UCAS Tariff requirement.

GCSE/National 4/National 5

You must have GCSEs in English, Maths and Science at grade C/4 or above.

112 UCAS Tariff points from International Baccalaureate Certificates

112 UCAS Tariff points

Accepted alongside Irish Leaving Certificate Higher Level as part of overall 112 UCAS Tariff requirement.

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

DMM

112 UCAS Tariff points

112 UCAS Tariff points

UCAS Tariff

112

Ideally you will have a science at Level 3.

Accepted as part of overall 112 UCAS Tariff point requirement.

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About this course


Course option

3years

Full-time | 2019

Subject

Sports therapy

TThere has recently been a drive towards using complementary medicine in acute injury management. This Rehabilitation and Injury Management degree will provide you with the skills and knowledge to prevent, assess and rehabilitate both acute and chronic conditions in a variety of sectors including sport.You will be given the opportunity to develop recognised practitioner skills in a number of areas including sports massage, strapping and taping, ultrasound, and acupuncture. Significantly based upon a practice-based approach to learning this route of study engages and challenges you as a practitioner. As well as developing an understanding of the mechanics of injuries and the treatment protocol philosophy, you will also gain knowledge of a holistic approach to care, evidenced based practice and therapeutic skills.Our onsite Complementary Healthcare Clinic will provide you with real world opportunities to observe and practice on patients with acute and chronic injuries. In addition our sporting facilities and health and sport connections will give you experience in the assessment, treatment and rehabilitation of acute and chronic injury management.This degree is accredited by Federation of Holistic Therapists (FHT).

Modules

YEAR 1 (LEVEL 4)

The first year is the foundation to your studies aimed at is equipping you with the skills required to be successful in level 5 and 6 and within clinical practice. Within this year you will also be given opportunities to explore subjects such as research, communication, academic writing skills, reflective practice and the therapeutic relationship.

Foundations in Rehabilitation and Injury Management
Learning to Learn
Introduction to Evidenced Based Practice
Nutrition
Anatomy and Applied Physiology

YEAR 2 (LEVEL 5)

This year builds on the foundations from Level 4 and is more intense learning as you increase you knowledge and understanding of the theory and continue your clinical practice in the clinic at Glynd?r.

Rehabilitation and Injury Management
Protecting Patients and Self
Evidenced Based Practice
Understanding Common Presenting Conditions
Therapeutic Interventions for MSK Injuries

YEAR 3 (LEVEL 6)

Learning at Level 6 enhances theoretical knowledge and practical skills. It also aims tostimulate the critical evaluation and judgment formation skills of the student through consolidation of the research knowledge and skills acquired at Levels 4 and 5. The overall aim is to enable graduates to become a competent and confident in practice.

Application of Rehabilitation and Injury Management in Clinical Practice
Contemporary Applications for Therapists
Setting Up in Business
Influencing and Improving Complementary Medicine Practice (Dissertation)

The information listed in this section is an overview of the academic content of the programme that will take the form of either core or option modules. Modules are designated as core or option in accordance with professional body requirements and internal academic framework review, so may be subject to change.

Assessment methods

Incorporated within the assessment strategy are a wide range of methods of assessment appropriate to the module outcomes. The programme team aim to ensure that there is balance between the use of both formative and summative elements of assessment across the programmes.

Wrexham Glynd?r University is committed to supporting our students to maximise their academic potential.

We offer workshops and support sessions in areas such as academic writing, effective note-making and preparing for assignments. Students can book appointments with academic skills tutors dedicated to helping deal with the practicalities of university work. Our student support section has more information on the help available.

Methods employed include assignments, portfolio, written and practical examinations, poster presentations, tutorial and group tasks, case studies, dissertations and supervised clinical practice, a number of which are aimed to examine the student’s ability to recognise the relationship between theory and clinical practice.

Tuition fees

Select where you currently live to see what you'll pay:

Channel Islands
£9,000
per year
England
£9,000
per year
EU
£9,000
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,000
per year
Scotland
£9,000
per year
Wales
£9,000
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Wrexham

Department:

School of Social and Life Sciences

TEF rating:

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What students say


How do students rate their degree experience?

The stats below relate to the general subject area/s at this university, not this specific course. We show this where there isn’t enough data about the course, or where this is the most detailed info available to us.

Sport and exercise sciences

Teaching and learning

80%
Staff make the subject interesting
90%
Staff are good at explaining things
75%
Ideas and concepts are explored in-depth
70%
Opportunities to apply what I've learned

Assessment and feedback

Feedback on work has been timely
Feedback on work has been helpful
Staff are contactable when needed
Good advice available when making study choices

Resources and organisation

85%
Library resources
90%
IT resources
90%
Course specific equipment and facilities
45%
Course is well organised and has run smoothly

Who studies this subject and how do they get on?

98%
UK students
2%
International students
69%
Male students
31%
Female students
50%
2:1 or above
23%
Drop out rate

After graduation


The stats in this section relate to the general subject area/s at this university – not this specific course. We show this where there isn't enough data about the course, or where this is the most detailed info available to us.

Sport and exercise sciences

What are graduates doing after six months?

This is what graduates told us they were doing (and earning), shortly after completing their course. We've crunched the numbers to show you if these immediate prospects are high, medium or low, compared to those studying this subject/s at other universities.

£14,976
low
Average annual salary
100%
high
Employed or in further education
99%
med
Employed in a role where degree was essential or beneficial

Top job areas of graduates

36%
Sports and fitness occupations
14%
Other elementary services occupations
11%
Sales assistants and retail cashiers
What do graduate employment figures really tell you?

One of the fastest growing subjects in the country, the number of sports science graduates went from under 3,000 in 2003 to over 10,000 in 2013. Numbers have fallen slightly since 2015, but we still have over 9,000 graduates in the subject. However, the good news is the country's appetite for good health and fitness - and the adaptability of graduates in the subject - means that sports science grads are less likely than average to be out of work. Sports science graduates, not surprisingly, tend to get jobs in sport, fitness and health - coaching and teaching especially - but they're found all over the economy. Management and business are also popular options for graduates from this subject — and sports science graduates are particularly found where drive, determination and physical fitness are an advantage.

What about your long term prospects?

Looking further ahead, below is a rough guide for what graduates went on to earn.

Sports therapy

The graph shows median earnings of graduates who achieved a degree in this subject area one, three and five years after graduating from here.

£14k

£14k

£15k

£15k

£17k

£17k

Note: this data only looks at employees (and not those who are self-employed or also studying) and covers a broad sample of graduates and the various paths they've taken, which might not always be a direct result of their degree.

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The Longitudinal Educational Outcomes dataset combines HRMC earnings data with student records from the Higher Education Statistics Agency.

While there are lots of factors at play when it comes to your future earnings, use this as a rough timeline of what graduates in this subject area were earning on average one, three and five years later. Can you see a steady increase in salary, or did grads need some experience under their belt before seeing a nice bump up in their pay packet?

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