What do you need to get in?
Main entry requirements
You will need a minimum of 104 UCAS Tariff points from 2 A levels (or their equivalent) We do not specify specific grades in our Admissions offer for A level learners we will look at your total achievement and or predicted grades.
You will need a minimum of 104 UCAS Tariff points We do not specify specific grades in our Admissions offer for Scottish Higher learners we will look at your total achievement and or predicted grades.
The entry criteria at UCB can be met using different and multiple Level 3 qualifications. If you are unsure if your qualification is accepted call us on 0121 604 1040.
If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 104 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.
% applicants receiving offers93%
Provided by UCAS, this is the percentage of applicants who were offered a place on the course last year. Note that not all applicants receiving offers will take up the place, so this figure is likely to differ from applicants to places.
Tuition fee & financial support£9,250
Maximum annual fee for UK students. NHS-funded, sandwich or part-time course fees may vary.
If you live in:
- Scotland and go to a Scottish university, you won’t pay tuition fees
- Northern Ireland and go to an NI uni, you’ll pay £3,805 in tuition fees
- Wales you’ll pay £3,810 in fees and get a tuition fee grant to cover the rest
Every degree course is different, so it’s important to find one that suits your interests and matches the way you prefer to work – from the modules you’ll be studying to how you’ll be assessed. Top things to look for when comparing courses
- The title of this course is FdSc Sports Therapy Course snapshot Qualified sports therapists are in high demand in the sports, health and leisure industries and our BSc (Hons) degree, accredited by the University of Birmingham, will equip you with the knowledge, skills and confidence to work at the top level of the profession. Who’s the course for? You will be fascinated in working with sports clubs, athletics teams and sports injury clinics, who are increasingly turning to therapists to help sportsmen and sportswomen train and compete safely, rehabilitate injured athletes and deal with the physical and emotional trauma of injury. Why should I study the course? You might be thinking about setting up your own sports therapy practice, treating injuries in sports injury clinics or working alongside professional athletes to improve their performance. Great. Tell me some more The Sports Therapy course integrates academic learning and the development of practical sports therapy skills to an advanced level. On completion of the degree, graduates will be qualified to join the industry’s professional body The Society of Sports Therapists (SST). You will study the science of sports therapy through anatomy modules and receive practical training in the techniques of sports massage. You will get the chance to select from a range of optional modules and specialise in areas that particularly interest you, tailoring your studies to your career aspirations. As an undergraduate, you will have access to UCB’s £26 million study centre at McIntyre House in the historic Jewellery Quarter. Do I need to buy any equipment? For practical activities, a uniform is required at a cost of about £55. This consists of one polo shirt and track-pants. However, students may also choose to purchase additional items according to their requirements e.g. hoody, rain jacket, shorts etc. What skills will I gain? You will examine the role of the sports therapist, learn about sports injuries and understand how to strengthen and condition muscles. You will have the opportunity to attend key sports events to assist in treating injuries and gain further practical experience whilst on work placement and treating clients in our sports injury clinics. You will get the chance to work on your own research project, which creates an opportunity to critically analyse a particular area or field of sports therapy that interests you. Our Human Performance Laboratory is used for undergraduate teaching, data collection for the research project and sports therapy consultancy. What about the future? The course will give you the confidence and know-how to move into a wide range of areas in the sports therapy industry. Our graduates have gone on to work in health promotion, supporting sports teams or working as self-employed sports therapists. Career paths include: Health care Sports clubs Sports injury clinics Health and fitness clubs Sports and leisure centres Self-employed sports therapist
Year 1: Personal and Academic Development, Introduction to Injury Management, Athletic Conditioning, Exercise Science for Sports Therapists, Soft Tissue Therapy, Musculoskeletal Anatomy. Year 2: Pathology of Sports Injuries, Research for Sports Therapists, Peripheral and Spinal Assessment, Sport and Exercise Rehabilitation 1, Exercise as Medicine. One option from: Sports Nutrition and Entrepreneurial Skills. Year 3: Sport and Exercise Rehabilitation 2, Professional Clinical Practice, Sports Therapy Project. One option from: Nutrition for Performance, Sports Psychology
University College Birmingham is a university college affiliated with the University of Birmingham, which awards all our undergraduate and postgraduate degrees. The university college specialises in the areas of hospitality and the culinary arts, hairdressing and beauty, tourism, business, marketing, accounting, sports management and more.
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