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York St John University

Year 3 Entry Sports Science & Injury Rehabilitation

Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons) years full-time 2018
Ucas points guide


% applicants receiving offers


  • Sport & exercise science
Student score
68% LOW
% employed or in further study
98% MED
Average graduate salary
£16.2k LOW
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What do you need to get in?

Source: UCAS

Main entry requirements

A level
Not Available

Scottish Highers
Not Available

BTEC Diploma
Not Available

UCAS tariff points

If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 96-112 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.

The real story about entry requirements

% applicants receiving offers


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.

What does the numbers of applicants receiving course offers tell me?

Tuition fee & financial support


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
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Will this course suit you?

Sources: UCAS & KIS

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

Course description

Please be aware that due to the new suite of Sports Courses at York St John, this course is only available for third year entry. This programme aims to equip you with relevant underpinning knowledge and practical experiences in managing the sports injury process. Core areas of study include physiology, psychology and biomechanics, as well as specialist modules in soft tissue therapy, injury rehabilitation, and injury prevention. Work placements allow valuable experience to be gained and opportunities for vocational skills development within professional environments. Alongside this you will have the opportunity to complete related vocational qualifications enhancing your CV and allowing you to effectively plan and deliver sports massage and administer pitch side first aid. Your studies will take place in our modern Sports Science laboratories and our fully equipped Physiotherapy suites.


The foundations of the degree are the core discipline areas of physiology, psychology and biomechanics. You will have the opportunity to study the following modules on the programme: Level 1: Applied Functional Anatomy; Movement Analysis; Introduction to Exercise Physiology; Introduction to Sport & Exercise Psychology; Introduction to Biomechanics. Level 2: Applying Theory in Sport & Exercise Psychology; Biomechanics for Sports & Exercise; Fundamentals of Sports Injury; Soft Tissue Therapy. Level 3: Applied Biomechanics for Performance; Sports Injury Prevention; Sports Injury Rehabilitation; Applied Sport & Exercise Psychology Interventions. At all levels you will develop research skills which will progress towards completion of a dissertation at Level 3. The personal and professional development strand contains a work placement and opportunities to gain relevant vocational qualifications.

York St John University

The Quad

As a student at York St John you will have the opportunity to live and study in our amazing city. Our campus is in a stunning setting facing the world-famous York Minster. York St John was originally founded in 1841 as a teacher training college these days, we have invested over 75 million to make sure we have cutting edge facilities for you to benefit from.

How you'll spend your time

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How you'll be assessed

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What do the numbers say for

The percentages below relate to the general subject area at this uni, not to one course. We show these stats because there isn't enough data about the specific course, or where this is the most detailed info made available to us.

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What do students think about this subject here?

Source: NSS

Here's how satisfied past students were taking courses within this subject area about things such as the quality of facilities and teaching - useful to refer to when you're narrowing down your options. Our student score makes comparisons easier, showing whether overall satisfaction is high, medium or low compared to other unis.

What do student satisfaction scores tell you?

Overall student satisfaction 70%
Student score 68% LOW
Able to access IT resources


Staff made the subject interesting


Library resources are satisfactory


Feedback on work has been helpful


Feedback on work has been prompt


Staff are good at explaining things


Staff value students' opinions



Who studies this subject?

Source: HESA

Start building a picture of who you could be studying with by taking a look at the profile of people that have studied this subject here in previous years.

UK / Non-UK
2% of students here are from outside the UK
Male / Female
38% of students are female
Full-time / Part-time
1% of students are part-time
Typical Ucas points
314 entry points typically achieved by students
2:1 or above
36% of students achieved a 2:1 or above
Drop-out rate
16% of students do not continue into the second year of their course
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What are graduates doing after six months?

Source: DLHE

Here’s what students are up after they graduate from studying this subject here. We’ve analysed the employment rate and salary figures so you can see at a glance whether they’re high, typical or low compared to graduates in this subject from other universities. Remember the numbers are only measured only six months after graduation and can be affected by the economic climate - the outlook may be different when you leave uni. What do graduate employment figures really tell you?

% employed or in further study 98% MED
Average graduate salary £16.2k LOW
Graduates who are teaching and educational professionals


Graduates who are sales assistants and retail cashiers


Graduates who are sports and fitness occupations


Employment prospects for graduates of this subject

Sources: DLHE & HECSU
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.
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