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London Metropolitan University

Sports Therapy

UCAS Code: CB63

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

Entry requirements


A level

B,C,C

Typical offer BCC (104 points from two or more A levels to include at least one A level grade B in Biology, Physical Education, Human Biology, Sports Science or Sports Studies).

Access to HE Diploma

P:45

Access to HE Diploma in a relevant subject is acceptable for entry. You will need 60 credits overall with 45 at level 3 and 15 credits at Level 2 with passes in level 2 Maths and Communication units. QAA accredited course required.

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

28

A minimum of 15 points at the higher level and a minimum of 4 points in English and Maths at standard level.

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

DMM

Scottish Higher

C,C,C,C,C

A minimum of 104 UCAS points to include three passes at Higher level. Must include a minimum grade B in either Biology, Physical Education or Human Biology.

UCAS Tariff

104
80%
Applicants receiving offers

About this course


Course option

3.0years

Full-time | 2020

Subject

Sports therapy

**Why study this course?**

This was the world’s first Sports Therapy degree and was developed in partnership with the Society of Sports Therapists. You’ll learn to recognise, treat and rehabilitate athletes with injuries or dysfunction. Our fully equipped sports therapy clinic, which is open to members of the public for consultation and treatment, gives you hands-on experience to complement the scientific learning.

In the National Student Survey 2017 this course scored an impressive 95% overall student satisfaction.

In the most recent Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) survey, 100% of all 2017 graduates from this course were in work or further study within six months.

**More about this course**

This course, accredited by the Society of Sports Therapists (SST), will help you gain the necessary skills, knowledge and experience to go on to a career in sports therapy. You’ll learn to assess, treat and rehabilitate athletes with sports injuries or dysfunction, and will gain a broad scientific background.

As well as developing your understanding of the pathologies and management of sports injuries, you’ll also gain clinical competence thanks to a combination of practical classes and work-based learning. You can gain experience in our on-site clinic, which offers treatment to members of the public, as well as through placements with our extensive network of industry contacts.

You’ll also find this network useful in progressing your career after graduation. We have strong links with a number of renowned sporting organisations and professional bodies both within London and around the world.

Modules

Year 1 modules include:

Essential Principles in Sports Science (core, 30 credits)
Practical Sport Experience (core, 30 credits)
Science, Research and Application (core, 30 credits)
Sports Anatomy and Physiology (core, 30 credits)

Year 2 modules include:

Sport Rehabilitation (core, 30 credits)
Sport Therapy (core, 30 credits)
Sports Physiology (core, 30 credits)
Sports Science Research Methods (core, 15 credits)
Biomechanics of Human Movement (option, 15 credits)
Creating a Winning Business 1 (option, 15 credits)
Practical Delivery in Coaching and Teaching (option, 15 credits)
Psychological Factors in Sport: Individual Differences (option, 15 credits)

Year 3 modules include:

Advanced Sports Therapy (core, 30 credits)
Business Developments in Sport (core, 15 credits)
Sports Science and Therapy Dissertation (core, 30 credits)
Work Placement and Electrotherapy (core, 30 credits)
Applied Principles of Sports Physiology (option, 15 credits)
Biomedical Implications of Exercise (option, 15 credits)
Principles of Sport Psychology and the Elite Athlete (option, 15 credits)

Assessment methods

You'll be assessed through written and practical exams, practical reports, presentations, class tests and a final research dissertation.

Tuition fees

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

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:

Holloway

Department:

School of Human Sciences

TEF rating:

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What students say


We've crunched the numbers to see if overall student satisfaction here is high, medium or low compared to students studying this subject(s) at other universities.

84%
high
Sports therapy

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

82%
Staff make the subject interesting
95%
Staff are good at explaining things
82%
Ideas and concepts are explored in-depth
90%
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

73%
Library resources
76%
IT resources
90%
Course specific equipment and facilities
73%
Course is well organised and has run smoothly

Student voice

Staff value students' opinions

After graduation


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