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Middlesex University

Sport and Exercise Rehabilitation

UCAS Code: C604

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

Entry requirements


Including 32 points or above in a Science subject

Access to HE Diploma

M:45

Access pass with 45 credits at Level 3 (45 merit or higher) in a Science based subject.

GCSE/National 4/National 5

GCSE grade C or above in English, Maths and Science or PE or grade 4 if awarded after August 2017

In a Science based subject.

UCAS Tariff

112
76%
Applicants receiving offers

About this course


Course option

3.0years

Full-time | 2020

Subjects

Sport and exercise sciences

Rehabilitation studies

Overview
The study of the effects of exercise and recovery from injury has given practitioners a greater understanding of how a health care practitioner can help the human body to perform and recover. Our sport and exercise rehabilitation graduates are in high demand, able to support people to reach their peak potential.

Why study BSc Sport and Exercise Rehabilitation at Middlesex University?
We focus on increasing your critical awareness of the current trends in sport and exercise rehabilitation, and build your confidence to apply these pioneering advancements to the workplace. Sport rehabilitation research is consistently focused on improving athletic performance and reducing injury risk. You will study at the heart of this research, building the knowledge and skills to implement rehabilitation programmes, to return athletes to optimum fitness.

You will complete 400 hours of placement within the course in a variety of settings including charity events such as the London Marathon, elite sports clubs and academy’s and Physiotherapy clinics.

This course is accredited by BASRAT who have recently been successful in their application to join the Voluntary Health Care Professions council Register, who have created an accredited voluntary register for graduates. This move will enhance your credibility in the sport rehabilitation field and will further improve your graduate employment opportunities.

The course is also accredited by the Sports Massage Association which means you will have the opportunity to be qualified up to a level 4 standard Sports Massage Therapist within the course.

Course highlights

We nurture determined, professional graduate sports rehabilitators, primed with the technical skills, and scientific knowledge, to work across the spectrum of rehabilitation and fitness professions
Our state-of-the-art sports facilities at Allianz Park are unique, and include clinical teaching rooms, sports injury clinic, rehabilitation, conditioning, and health and fitness suites and research labs
With staff working within the industry and previous students that have gone on to gain employment, we have a variety of placements opportunities for students including those working in elite sport
Our staff are active sports medicine professionals; many are sport rehabilitators and physiotherapists at the national and international level
As a student of this course you'll receive a free electronic textbook for every module.

Modules

Year 1
Pathology, Classification and Mechanism of Injury (15 credits) - Compulsory
Fundamentals of Training Principles in Sport and Exercise Rehabilitation (15 credits) - Compulsory
Fundamentals of Sport and Exercise Science (30 credits) - Compulsory
Anatomy, Client Assessment and Sports Massage (30 credits) - Compulsory
Professional Skills and Work Based Practice (30 credits) - Compulsory
Year 2
Applied Sport and Exercise Nutrition (15 credits) - Compulsory
Corrective Exercise Based Rehabilitation (15 credits) - Compulsory
Pitch Side and Immediate Care (15 credits) - Compulsory
Introduction to Therapeutic Modalities (15 credits) - Compulsory
Advanced Soft Tissue Techniques (15 credits) - Compulsory
Clinical Biomechanics (15 credits) - Compulsory
Research Methods (30 credits) - Compulsory
Year 3
Work Based Practice (15 credits) - Compulsory
Advanced Client Care (30 credits) - Compulsory
Advanced Rehabilitation and Performance Programming (30 credits) - Compulsory
Dissertation (30 credits) - Compulsory

Modules for direct entry onto year 2 or 3 differ from those listed above. For details please visit the course page on Middlesex University’s website.

Tuition fees

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Channel Islands
£9,250
per year
England
£9,250
per year
EU
£9,250
per year
International
£12,000
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,250
per year
Scotland
£9,250
per year
Wales
£9,250
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Hendon Campus

Department:

London Sport Institute

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.

66%
low
Sport and exercise sciences
61%
low
Rehabilitation studies

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

66%
Staff make the subject interesting
80%
Staff are good at explaining things
71%
Ideas and concepts are explored in-depth
76%
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

77%
Library resources
81%
IT resources
78%
Course specific equipment and facilities
53%
Course is well organised and has run smoothly

Student voice

Staff value students' opinions

Who studies this subject and how do they get on?

86%
UK students
14%
International students
77%
Male students
23%
Female students
72%
2:1 or above
16%
Drop out rate

Most popular A-Levels studied (and grade achieved)

C
C
B

Others in subjects allied to medicine

Teaching and learning

63%
Staff make the subject interesting
71%
Staff are good at explaining things
64%
Ideas and concepts are explored in-depth
65%
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

76%
Library resources
81%
IT resources
76%
Course specific equipment and facilities
45%
Course is well organised and has run smoothly

Student voice

Staff value students' opinions

Who studies this subject and how do they get on?

84%
UK students
16%
International students
37%
Male students
63%
Female students
69%
2:1 or above
17%
Drop out rate

Most popular A-Levels studied (and grade achieved)

C
C
D

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.

£19,500
high
Average annual salary
98%
med
Employed or in further education
70%
low
Employed in a role where degree was essential or beneficial

Top job areas of graduates

51%
Sports and fitness occupations
12%
Teaching and educational professionals
10%
Managers and proprietors in other services
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.

Others in subjects allied to medicine

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.

£22,000
med
Average annual salary
94%
low
Employed or in further education
68%
med
Employed in a role where degree was essential or beneficial

Top job areas of graduates

45%
Natural and social science professionals
11%
Science, engineering and production technicians
8%
Health professionals
What do graduate employment figures really tell you?

This subject covers a group of related subjects, like audiology, speech therapy and degrees associated with language development. Speech therapy dominates and most graduates in this group go into jobs as speech therapists. About a fifth had studied audiology - there are not many audiology graduates each year in the UK, and they usually go on to jobs as — you guessed it — audiologists (mostly in hospitals but increasingly on the high street). Speech science or therapy graduates often go straight into speech therapy jobs when they graduate, although you don’t absolutely have to be a speech therapist if you take the course. There's a demand for graduates from all these courses and prospects are good.

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