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Sports Therapy - MSci (Full-time)

London Metropolitan University
4 years
Full time
Master's degree
Scholarships available
Virtual open day
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Virtual open day
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Program description

Sports Therapy - MSci (Full-time)

This Sports Therapy MSci degree is a postgraduate qualification that combines bachelor’s and master's levels of study. The course places an emphasis on work-based learning, with an opportunity to complete a year-long placement.

On completion of this four-year course you’ll be eligible for membership of the Society of Sports Therapists (SST), which gives you licence to work as a sports therapist. This, coupled with the level of expertise you gain in class and at your placement, will make you attractive to potential employers in the industry.

Our MSci course will develop your understanding of sports injuries and therapy, as well as the ability to diagnose, treat and rehabilitate sports injuries. Throughout the course we will focus on equipping you with practical skills such as patient handling and decision making in a sports therapy setting.

Admission requirements

In addition to the University's standard entry requirements, you should have:

  • a minimum of grades BBC in three A levels including grade B from a relevant subject (or a minimum of 104 UCAS points from an equivalent Level 3 qualification, eg BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma/Diploma; or Advanced Diploma; or Progression Diploma; or Access to HE Diploma with 60 credits)
  • GCSE English and Mathematics at grade C/grade 4 or above (or equivalent)

You will be considered on a case-by-case basis if you hold relevant professional qualifications or extensive professional experience.

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.

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Program content

  • Foundations of Sports Therapy
  • Human Anatomy and Biomechanics
  • Human Physiology and Training Principles
  • Sports Research Skills
  • Clinical Examination and Assessment in Sports Therapy
  • Exercise Physiology
  • Peripheral Manual Therapy
  • Sport Rehabilitation
  • Sports Science Research Methods
  • Biomechanics of Human Movement
  • Practical Delivery in Coaching and Teaching
  • Psychological Factors in Sport: Individual Differences
  • Advanced Sports Therapy
  • Business Developments in Health Sciences
  • Sports Research Methods
  • Sports Science and Therapy Dissertation
  • Sports Therapy Work Placement
  • Extended Sports Therapy Work Placement
  • Progressive Sports Therapy
  • Sports Therapy and Exercise Science Dissertation

Modules and module details are subject to change over time.

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please visit the university website for more information.

Tuition fees

  • UK/EU Students: £9,250 per year
  • International Students: £12,700 per year

Continuing studies

You could take your studies further by pursuing an MPhil or PhD.

Career opportunities

On graduation you will be equipped with competencies, experience and qualifications to pursue a career as a sports therapist. You may find work in environments such as private injury clinics, sport and exercise organisations, the NHS, professional sports teams, higher education or research settings.

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London Metropolitan University

London Metropolitan University

Based in England’s historic capital city, London Metropolitan University has a rich history of education with its roots dating back to 1848. Taking its current form following a merger of two well-renowned universities in 2002, it offers a wide range...

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London Metropolitan University

166-220 Holloway Road
N7 8DB London

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