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Newcastle College

Sport and Exercise Rehabilitation

UCAS Code: CB69

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

Entry requirements


A level

C,C

Please contact Admissions through undergraduate@ncl-coll.ac.uk.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma

MM

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma

MPP

Scottish Advanced Higher

C,C

UCAS Tariff

64
100%
Applicants receiving offers

About this course


Course option

3years

Full-time | 2018

This course is ideally suited to those who want to learn and develop key skills in sports massage, gym instruction, sports rehabilitation or personal training. This course will develop the knowledge and skills you will need to work as a sport and exercise rehabilitator. You will have the unique opportunity to work with a variety of clients and athletes from a range of backgrounds. You will undertake 400 hours of hands-on experience during the course within the sport and exercise rehabilitation sector. Some of this will take place at external events (such as the Great North Run), university and college sports matches (in a pitch side support role) and also at Newcastle Falcons and Gateshead Thunder where you will have the opportunity to work with professional athletes. You will also work within our own Sports Injury Clinic where you will develop your clinical skills and learn how to rehabilitate and prevent injury. You will be provided with adequate insurance throughout your studies to enable you to develop your practice. You will also be able to gain fitness instructor, personal trainer, massage, first aid and advanced trauma qualifications. You will be able to be involved in research focusing on your chosen field and will have the chance to participate in conferences. In addition, you will be provided with a wide range of opportunities to develop your practice by engaging with events, volunteering and visits to our industry partners. Many graduates move into self-employment as a sports rehabilitator. Some have progressed to working in rehabilitation clinics or within the health and fitness industry, focusing on exercise referral work. Others have focused on the exercise aspect and have moved into personal training. With successful completion and satisfactory academic performance, you may decide to progress to an appropriate Masters degree.

Modules

Year One: Human Anatomy and Physiology, Kinesiology, Research Methods 1, Sports Injury Management, Sports Massage, The Fitness Practitioner, Work Related Learning. Year Two: Advanced Fitness Practitioner, Applied Biomechanics, Injury Treatment Modalities, Peripheral Mobilisations and Advanced Soft Tissue Techniques, Psychology of Injury, Research Methods 2, Work-Based Learning. Year Three: Career Development, Clinical Practice and Advanced Trauma, Dissertation, Research Methods 3, Spinal Mobilisations.

Assessment methods

You will learn through a variety of methods including lectures, seminars, practical sessions, workshops, guest speakers and visits, independent research and case-studies. Learning takes place in classrooms, lecture theatres and in our sports injury clinic. You will also participate in lectures, group work and self-directed study. You will be given opportunities to present group work to your peers developing skills in public speaking and increasing self-confidence. In year one you will undertake a shadowing experience within the sport and rehabilitation field as well as within our sports injury clinic on campus. In year two you will complete 40 hours of clinical placement pitch side for university and college sports matches. You will also complete a further 70 hours within our sports injury clinic and 20 hours of volunteering work at sports events or similar. Between years two and three you will complete 100 hours of external placement over the summer break. In year three you will complete a 50-hour placement with an external partner and 50 hours within our sports injury clinic. You will be assessed via presentations, work related case-studies clinical reports, exams/vivas, academic reports, practical observation, portfolios.

Tuition fees

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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:

Newcastle College

Department:

Sport

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